One Planet: The fight to save the Brazilian Amazon | KALW

One Planet: The fight to save the Brazilian Amazon

Sep 3, 2018

  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll rebroadcast our conversation with Chris Feliciano Arnold, author of The Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First Century Amazon

Arnold paints a complex portrait of the Brazilian Amazon, whose history is dotted with violent colonial conquests, explorers, rubber tappers, missionaries, drug dealers, military dictatorship and corrupt states. How are indigenous people fighting back?

Guest:

Chris Feliciano Arnold, journalist and author of The Third Bank of the River: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First Century Amazon

Web Resources:

Chris Feliciano Arnold

The NY Times: In the Amazon, a Catastrophic Gold Rush Looms