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Professor Megan Ybarra’s Green Wars Wins Award at the 2019 American Association of Geographers Conference

April 8, 2019

Our department’s congratulations go to Professor Megan Ybarra, whose book Green Wars: Conservation and Decolonization in the Maya Forest, won the 2019 Cultural and Political Ecology Outstanding Publication Award at the American Association of Geographers (AAG) Conference in Washington, D.C.! As profiled in this article on the website for the UW Center for Human Rights, the book “examines how environmental projects have contributed to the criminalization and displacement of Q’eqchi’ Maya communities in lowlands Guatemala. Read more…