The latest issue of Americas Quarterly, released on November 12, explores how to balance conservation and economic growth in the world's largest rain forest.
In This Issue:
FEATURE SECTION: The Amazon Today
Let's Cut Amazon Deforestation to Zero. Here's How.
How a seemingly audacious goal to protect the Amazon makes economic sense.
Why Amazon Tribes Are Losing the Fight against New Dams—Again
Another fight between developers and indigenous tribes is raging deep in the rain forest. The rules have changed since Belo Monte. Who will win this time?
Three Innovations That Might Save the Amazon
The World Wildlife Fund's senior director for the Amazon on smart new strategies for protecting the rainforest.
Brazil Progressing in Fight against Deforestation, Says Environment Minister
The minister discusses what her country is doing to protect the Amazon.
The Food World's Hottest Ingredient Has "Roots" in Seduction
How a homely Amazonian root became the culinary talk of the town.
Why Consulta Previa Is among the Most Divisive Issues in Peru
Peru's "consulta previa" law is tested by a plan to create a year-round shipping route through the Amazon.
Goodbye to the Status Quo: Why Change Is Coming to South America
After a decade of extraordinary stability, it’s time for a new wave of reform, AQ’s editor-in-chief writes.
The Long View: How Argentina and Brazil Stepped Back from a Nuclear Race
In AQ’s new feature on Latin American history, how Argentina and Brazil ensured their rivalry remained limited to the soccer field.
Just the Numbers: Pot smokers of the Americas, chill out and be counted.