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Media Type: Article - Recent
Year of Publication: 2020
Publication City: Media, PA
Publisher: Kosmos Associates
Author(s): Helena Norberg-Hodge
This article is part of the #CuraDaTerra essay series, focused on Indigenous perspectives and alternatives to industrial capitalism.
The crises of the modern world verify what indigenous cultures have always known: that all phenomena are inextricably interconnected. As the Amazon – one of the most vital organs of the Earth – is razed to fuel the global economy, a virus borne of disrupted ecosystems assaults the lungs of human beings. And as economic policies are enacted in Washington, Brussels or Beijing, people are uprooted, and ecosystems destroyed thousands of miles away.
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