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1. Green Grabbing: A New Appropriation of Nature? 2. Enclosing the Global Gommons: The Convention on Biological Diversity and Green Grabbing 3. Green Grabs and Biochar: Revaluing African Soils and Farming in the New Carbon Economy 4. Green Multiculturalism: Articulations of Ethnic and Environmental Politics in a Colombian 'Black Community' 5. Conservation, Green/Blue Grabbing and Accumulation by Dispossession in Tanzania 6. Green Pretexts: Ecotourism, Neoliberal Conservation and Land Grabbing in Tayrona National Natural Park, Colombia 7. Tourism and the Politics of the Global Land Grab in Tanzania: Markets, Appropriation and Recognition 8. Marginal Lands: The Role of Remote Sensing in Constructing Landscapes for Agrofuel Development 9. Green Grabbing at the 'Pharm' Gate: Rosy Periwinkle Production in Southern Madagascar 10. Inverting the Impacts: Mining, Conservation and Sustainability Claims near the Rio Tinto/QMM Ilmenite Mine in Fort Dauphin, Southeast Madagascar 11. Taming the Jungle, Saving the Maya Forest: Sedimented Counterinsurgency Practices in Contemporary Guatemalan Conservation 12. Wild Property and its Boundaries: on Wildlife Policy and Rural Implications in South Africa 13. Trajectories of Land Acquisition and Enclosure: Development Schemes, Virtual Land Grabs, and Green Acquisitions in Indonesia's Outer Islands 14. The Potential Perils of Forest Carbon Contracts for Developing Countries: Cases from Africa 15. Ordenamento Territorial: Neo-developmentalism and the Struggle for Territory in the Lower Brazilian Amazon 16. Why Green Grabs Don't Work in Papua New Guinea

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James Fairhead is Chair in Social Anthropology at the University of Sussex and also chairs the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth. Melissa Leach is a Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex and Director of the ESRC STEPS (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability) Centre. Ian Scoones is a Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex and co-directs the ESRC STEPS (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability) Centre.

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