[AZW] ☆ Breakfast Of Biodiversity: The Political Ecology of Rain Forest Destruction | by ☆ John H. Vandermeer Ivette Perfecto Vandana Shiva

Breakfast Of Biodiversity: The Political Ecology of Rain Forest Destruction By John H. Vandermeer Ivette Perfecto Vandana Shiva,

  • Title: Breakfast Of Biodiversity: The Political Ecology of Rain Forest Destruction
  • Author: John H. Vandermeer Ivette Perfecto Vandana Shiva
  • ISBN: 9780935028966
  • Page: 401
  • Format: Paperback
  • In Breakfast of Biodiversity, John Vandermeer and Ivette Perfecto insightfully describe the ways in which such disparate factors as the international banking system, modern agricultural techniques, rain forest ecology, and the struggles of the poor interact to bring down the forest They weave an alternative vision in which democracy, sustainable agriculture, and land secuIn Breakfast of Biodiversity, John Vandermeer and Ivette Perfecto insightfully describe the ways in which such disparate factors as the international banking system, modern agricultural techniques, rain forest ecology, and the struggles of the poor interact to bring down the forest They weave an alternative vision in which democracy, sustainable agriculture, and land security for the poor are at the center of the movement to save the tropical environment.This new, fully updated edition of Breakfast of Biodiversity discusses important new developments in our understanding of rain forest biology and assesses the impacts of a decade of free trade on the rain forest and on those who live in and around it.
    Breakfast Of Biodiversity The Political Ecology of Rain Forest Destruction In Breakfast of Biodiversity John Vandermeer and Ivette Perfecto insightfully describe the ways in which such disparate factors as the international banking system modern agricultural techniques ra

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    1. Using this book for a class on conservation I am teaching my students really like it and it does a pretty good job of explaining historical, economic, structural, social, etc causes of deforestation shows some of the complexity of the issue of deforestation and food insecurity in a surprisingly easy to digest fashion I only wish it included specific explanations of the relationships of other industries besides the banana industry to deforestation conservation issues in Costa Rica, and maybe con [...]

    2. Kind of a commodity chain analysis of breakfast stuff bananas, coffee, sausage, etc Takes a look at the conditions under which these goods are produced in Latin America, and the effects that production has on the natural ecosystems of the region Very political, talks a lot about corporate ownership, labor rights, and the power dynamics behind production Also, importantly, why the structure of the system makes it so that deforestation destruction is the only way to make a living.

    3. Classic analysis of interfaces between economics, politics, sociology, and ecology Great way to develop an appreciation for the complexities of development and insights into how a systems approach is preferable.

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