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Natural Resources by Numbers

The Promise of “El uno por mil” in Ecuador’s Yasuní-ITT Oil Operations

Amelia Fiske

in particular is the emblematic “lungs of the earth” in which the preservation of its forest is often keyed to the survival of humanity. In the case of Ecuador, mounting environmental concern internationally occurred in the same period during which

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Introduction

Indigenous Methodology

Uliana Vinokurova

Translator : Tatiana Argounova-Low

alternative paradigm of development based on the harmonious relationship between people, as well as between people and their environment. This concept became a reason for recent amendments of the Constitution of Ecuador, which now references the coexistence of

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, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, and the United States, as well as broad experience as a consultant in marine science and coastal management with OEA, IOC-UNESCO, IOCARIBE, IMO, CEC-NAFTA, UNEP, IUCN, GIWA-UNEP/GEF, and NOAA. He had a

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Shubhi Sharma, Rachel Golden Kroner, Daniel Rinn, Camden Burd, Gregorio Ortiz, John Burton, Angus Lyall, Pierre du Plessis, Allison Koch, Yvan Schulz, Emily McKee, Michael Berman, and Peter C. Little

, Tammy. 2016. Ecuador’s Environmental Movements: Ecoimperialists, Ecodependents, and Ecoresisters . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. 296 pp. ISBN: 978-0-2625-2877-1. For environmentalists in Ecuador, President Rafael Correa’s so-called Citizens’ Revolution

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Sébastien Dubé

the previous years had led to the simultaneous presence of left-wing or center-left governments in countries such as Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela. That historical phenomenon has had three fundamental

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Extracción de petróleo y transformaciones socioterritoriales

Comunidad Emiliano Zapata, Veracruz, Mexico

Irvin Aguilar León

documentados, tanto en América Latina como en México. En el caso de América Latina, los pocos casos de estudio analizados sobre los impactos del extractivismo petrolero se pueden ubicar principalmente en dos países, Argentina y Ecuador. En el caso de

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Configuración de ciudadanías indígenas

El reconocimiento limitado de derechos diferenciados en Colombia

Paula A. Hinestroza Blandón

). Proceso que continúa, según la misma autora, con el reconocimiento constitucional del carácter multicultural y pluriétnico de Colombia (1991), Perú (1993), Bolivia (1994), Ecuador (1998) y Venezuela (1999). Las nuevas formas de posicionamiento de los

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Georgine Clarsen and Gijs Mom

Moreno Tejada, in “Lazy Labor, Modernization, and Coloniality,” takes us to transportation practices in turn-of-the-century Ecuador. Moreno Tejada considers the specificities of modernization in that place through the material practices of indigenous

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J. Cristobal Pizarro and Brendon M. H. Larson

, Ecuador), and La Paz (0.8 million, Bolivia) ( United Nations 2015 ). Participants’ routes in North America were also diverse. Although their routes in North America number only one-third as many as their roots, they included four Canadian provinces and six

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Refugia Roundtable

Imagining Refugia: Thinking Outside the Current Refugee Regime

Nicholas Van Hear, Veronique Barbelet, Christina Bennett, and Helma Lutz

occasionally, there are significant initiatives led by progressive governments of nation-states. A case in point is Ecuador’s experiment with visa-free entry in 2008. Some migration researchers have called the period in 2008 in Ecuador “a natural experiment” in