Pablo Orellana Matute is a mestizo journalist and scholar based in Cuenca, Ecuador. He currently teaches international relations and organizations at the Universidad del Azuay. As an independent freelance writer his focus is on environmental and indigenous issues, while his academic interests are politics and (Andean) philosophy. He tweets at @pablofom
Youth activists and agricultural communities have united against government-backed mining projects that threaten a complex web of watersheds near Ecuador's third largest city.More
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