Mercury’s Toxic Touch

Indigenous leaders—facing toxic mining and environmental racism in the Peruvian Amazon—took their fight to Geneva, where they participated in the first global environmental agreement negotiated in the twenty-first century.

Fieldnotes from the Kitchen Counter

This text appeared in the American Anthropologist submission queue, somehow entered as an anonymous manuscript, which the ScholarOne system is not supposed to permit. It seems to consist of excerpts from the author’s field notes, which is not the kind of thing that American Anthropologist publishes; given the unique perspective it represents, we wanted to find a venue for it, so we present it to you here in Anthropology News.