Eduardo Gudynas

Eduardo Gudynas is Director and Senior researcher at the Latin American Centre for Social Ecology (CLAES). He was listed among the seventy-four key thinkers in development and is one of the fifty most influential intellectuals in Latin America.

  • Extractivisms

    Politics, Economy and Ecology

    By Eduardo Gudynas     January 2021

    Nature and communities in the global south is being overwhelmed at a shocking rate. In many places this is due to ventures such as large-scale open-pit mining, oil extraction in tropical areas, and the spread of monocultures. These and other such forms of natural resource appropriation are usually known as extractivisms.