Sources and Resources for “Who Will Control the Future of the Amazon”

Vision Quest: Who Will Control the Future of the Amazon

by David Dudenhoefer



Chapin, M. (2004) A Challenge to Conservationists. World Watch Magazine, November/December 2004, Volume 17, No. 6, 17-31.


Finer, M., Jenkins, C. N., Pimm, S. L., Keane, B. and Ross (2008).  Oil and Gas Projects in the Western Amazon: Threats to Wilderness, Biodiversity and Indigenous Peoples. PLoS one, August, 2008,


Griffiths, T. Seeing (2007) ‘RED'?: ‘Avoided deforestation' and the rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities. Forest Peoples Programme report, June 2007,


Killeen, T. J. (2007) A Perfect Storm in the Amazon Wilderness: Development and Conservation in the Context of the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA). Center for Applied Biodiversity Science, Conservation International, Advances in Applied Biodiversity Science, Number 7.


Nepstad, D., Schwartzman, S., Bamberger, B., Santilli, M., Ray, D, Schlesinger, P.,  Lefebvre, P, Alencar, A., Prinz, E., Fiske, G. & Rolla, A. (2006). Inhibition of Amazon deforestation and fire by parks and indigenous lands. Conservation Biology, 20, 65-73.


Schwartzman, S. Indigenous lands, Amazon conservation and REDD, Executive Summary, of WWF commissioned paper.,%20S._%20Indigenous%20lands%20and%20REDD.pdf


Map of Amazon Native Territories


Red Amazónica de Onformación Socioambiental Georreferenciada, Amazonia 2009,

Indigenous Organizations and Allies


Coordinator of the Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon Basin (COICA)


Instituto Socioambiental (ISA), Indigenous Peoples in Brazil,


International Working Group on Indigenous Affairs,

Instituto del Bien Común, Peru (in Spanish)


Peruvian Rainforest Inter-Ethnic Development Association - AIDESEP (in Spanish),


Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Brazilian Amazon - COIAB (in Portuguese),


Amazon Watch,


Survival International,


Cultural Survival,


Amazon Institute of People and the Environment (Imazon) - English version,


Intercultural Information Services - Servindi (in Spanish),