Agricultural sustainability is as much about power and sovereignty as it is about soil, water and crops.
Some countries have managed to elevate nature and ecosystems to the status of legal entities. Do these innovations really help to protect the environment?
Surging deforestation in Bolivia means the country now ranks as one of the highest carbon emitters in the world.
Public outrage over alleged abuse has been muted in much of Latin America for years, partly because the church remains one of the region’s most powerful institutions – but that may be changing.
It’s quite common to see whole Indigenous families on bikes – including pets and tiny children.
Lithium extraction in Bolivia poses more than environmental questions: It illustrates how notions about ‘raw materials’ can be at odds with Indigenous relations with the land.
Thousands of demonstrators have descended on Lima amid violent clashes with police. The protest movement could be taking cues from earlier mobilizations in neighboring Bolivia.
Amid further strain on public funding, we ask: What’s the future of the welfare state in developed and developing nations?
Through its Belt and Road Initiative, China has become the world’s largest country-to-country lender. A new study shows that more than half of its loans threaten sensitive lands or Indigenous people.
From a global perspective, there was nothing unique about the recent raid on the U.S. Capitol. Both Republican and Democratic administrations have backed military coups around the world for decades.
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.