Francesc Badia i Dalmases is editor of DemocraciaAbierta and a journalist. A political analyst, an author and a publisher, he specializes in International Affairs and is a Pulitzer grantee. Born in Mexico and based in Barcelona, Francesc has been senior fellow and general manager at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB), general manager at the European Institute of the Mediterranean and at the Interarts Foundation. He was executive director of URB-AL-III, adecentralised and urban cooperation program for Latin America of the European Commission.
By Francesc Badia I Dalmases, Open Democracy
The Amazon is so key to the future of our planet that it has become a hot issue of geopolitics. And, we are not only talking about the physical environment. We are talking about the future of the people- those who live there and us.