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Latin American Studies Professor Jim Penn shares his story

Date: October 7, 2013
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location: 2204 Kirkhof

“Working on social problems to achieve conservation objectives in the Amazon


Prof. Jim Penn

Department of Geography and Planning

In this presentation (using many photographs) the author discusses the many social problems that impacted impoverished, exploited and marginalized rainforest villages that were involved (without their approval) in a multinational effort to create a large protected area in the Amazon Basin.

Monday, October 7, 6:00-8:00 pm, Kirkhof Center, Room 2204