[SOLVED] Discussion: Indigenous Amazon
Im trying to study for my Geography course and I need some help to understand this question.
Choose one of the following articles to read (whichever seems most interesting), then answer the questions pertaining to your article of choice in this discussion (10 pts). Remember that you must answer the question to its fullest potential in order to receive full credit: explain and exemplify. DO NOT PLAGIARIZE as it will result in zero points. I will be “liking” the most accurate, complete, and well written responses – return to the thread and seek to learn from your colleagues about the article that you did not read. Both articles are assessed in your upcoming test.
“Kayapo Courage” – this courageous indigenous group have been fighting for their autonomy for centuries. Learn about the current threats facing their culture and sovereignty.
How have the Kayapo historically protected their lands? What are the new threats facing the Kayapo culture? Explain Belo Monte. What does it mean for Brazil, the Kayapo, and the Amazon?
“Rainforest for Sale” – Ecuador faces an important dilemma trying to protect the Amazon while continuing to grow economically by capitalizing on its precious resources.
Describe the wealth of the Yasuni territory (natural, economic, cultural). What is the threat facing the Yasuni territory? How will this affect the forest and its people? According to Rafael Correa, what is the dilemma facing Ecuador? How did the president propose the world help Ecuador protect the Amazon?