Deforestation And The Amazon Rainforest

The rising price of soy on the world market and new agrogenetic technologies are the newest contributors to deforestation in the Amazon basin of Brazil. Infrastructure, including massive engineering projects such as dams, water highways, biodeisel plants, roads and ports, threaten over eighteen different indigenous peoples in the vicinity. Indigenous peoples, rural workers, and others, … Continue reading Deforestation And The Amazon Rainforest

Deforestation And The Amazon Rainforest

The rising price of soy on the world market and new agrogenetic technologies are the newest contributors to deforestation in the Amazon basin of Brazil. Infrastructure, including massive engineering projects such as dams, water highways, biodeisel plants, roads and ports, threaten over eighteen different indigenous peoples in the vicinity. Indigenous peoples, rural workers, and others, … Continue reading Deforestation And The Amazon Rainforest

Welcome Back

Thanks to everyone for their comments on the Human Terrain System (HTS) Statement. Discussions on this topic were so lively that we want to continue to use this blog to encourage public conversations on a broad range of AAA public affairs activities. The newly named, “AAA Public Affairs” blog will function as an interactive space … Continue reading Welcome Back

Welcome Back

Thanks to everyone for their comments on the Human Terrain System (HTS) Statement. Discussions on this topic were so lively that we want to continue to use this blog to encourage public conversations on a broad range of AAA public affairs activities. The newly named, “AAA Public Affairs” blog will function as an interactive space … Continue reading Welcome Back

February 2008: Open Access

The current issue of Anthropology News features an In Focus series on Open Access. Recognizing that this topic is of great interest to AAA members and larger anthropological communities, we invite you to offer both your reactions to the series and your general thoughts on the Open Access issue. To facilitate this discussion, full-text series … Continue reading February 2008: Open Access

February 2008: Open Access

The current issue of Anthropology News features an In Focus series on Open Access. Recognizing that this topic is of great interest to AAA members and larger anthropological communities, we invite you to offer both your reactions to the series and your general thoughts on the Open Access issue. To facilitate this discussion, full-text series … Continue reading February 2008: Open Access

CEAUSSIC Report to AAA Executive Board

The AAA Executive Board received the report of the Ad Hoc Commission on the Engagement of Anthropology with Security and Intelligence Communities on November 28th at the American Anthropological Association’s 106th Annual Meeting in Washington DC. Two years ago, a Commission on the Engagement of Anthropology with the US Security and Intelligence Communities (“Commission”) was … Continue reading CEAUSSIC Report to AAA Executive Board