It's an ecological disaster, but my research shows we should not lose hope.
Polished metal monoliths recently appeared in remote locations around the world. In some ways, they're not unusual — standing stones have been important in many historical cultures of the world.
Llama toys, therapy lamas, petting zoo llamas: llamas are hot in the US, surpassing unicorns in popularity, but their relationship with South American people stretches over 7,000 years.
'Normal' body temperature has declined in urban, industrialized settings like the US and UK. Anthropologists find the trend extends to Indigenous people in the Bolivian Amazon – but why?
Exit polls suggest Luis Arce, a former finance minister under Evo Morales, has won Bolivia's presidential elections.
Bolivia's drug control strategy was once internationally applauded.
Production of coca leaf, the raw material in cocaine, is surging in Peru despite 40 years of forced eradication designed to convince farmers to abandon it. Bolivia shows a better way forward.
A new study revealed that indigenous territories store more than half the carbon in the Amazon forest.
Evo Morales is at least the ninth Bolivian president to by forced out of office by a mass uprising. But even in exile he remains by far the most popular politician in the country.
Many thought Bolivia had changed for good under Evo Morales – but perhaps that thinking was premature.
When the military intervened against Robert Mugabe in Zimbabwe in 2017, it wasn't widely called a military coup. New research shows that's exactly what it was.
Indigenous people, symbols and religious practices filled the halls of power in Bolivia during Evo Morales' 14-year tenure. Now a new conservative Christian leader seems to be erasing that legacy.
Bolivia's huge lithium reserves are isolated and hard to extract, and global uncertainty over electric vehicles is bad for business.
Recent events in Bolivia represent both a military coup d'état and a moment of mass protest.
In the last century, several South American countries faced coups, military dictatorships and social uprisings. Despite economic improvements in recent years, the continent remains mired in unrest.
Progressives are leading in the presidential elections of Argentina, Uruguay and Bolivia, bucking the region's recent rightward trend. But there are lessons in the failures of leftists past.
While the world watches the Brazilian Amazon burn, across the border in Bolivia it’s also ablaze.
The more they fight, the more popular they become – and the more pushback they receive.
Sovereign access to the Pacific would bring Bolivia significant economic benefits.
Experiments into the effectiveness of conservation can help us learn what works best.