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Author Martin, Pamela, 1971-

Title Oil in the soil : the politics of paying to preserve the Amazon / Pamela L. Martin
Published Lanham, MD. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 147 pages) : illustrations, maps (some color)
Contents Acknowledgments; Acronyms; Chapter 1. Saving Yasuní and the Planet: Toward a Global Politics of the Good Life; Chapter 2. Global Politics from the Canopy; Chapter 3. History in Black, Green, and Red; Chapter 4. Pay to Preserve: The Yasuní-ITT Trust Fund; Chapter 5. Behind the Scenes: Agents, Norms, and Structure in the Quest to Save Yasuní; Chapter 6. The Future of Global Governance in the Amazon: The Yasuní Effect; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary Paradise may have been found in the Western Amazon, but it is on the brink of destruction. Oil in the Soil analyzes the campaign to save the Ishpingo-Tambococha-Tiputini (ITT) block of Yasuní National Park in Ecuador's Amazon and the global networksthat have resulted in one of the world's most innovative plans to save the Amazon and other biodiverse places on our planet. Pamela L. Martin examines the path-breaking global environmental governance mechanisms that have resulted from the transnationalnetworks of the Yasuní-ITT campaign and their implications for replication around the world. The a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 131-138) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Environmental degradation -- Ecuador -- Parque Nacional Yasuní.
Environmental policy -- Ecuador -- Parque Nacional Yasuní.
Environmental protection -- Ecuador -- Parque Nacional Yasuní.
Petroleum industry and trade -- Environmental aspects -- Ecuador -- Parque Nacional Yasuní.
Parque Nacional Yasuní (Ecuador) -- Environmental conditions.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 144221130X (electronic bk.)
9781442211308 (electronic bk.)