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Environmentalism under Fire

By Burag Gurden. Similar writings by Burag Gurden have recently been published in the Ecologist and several other blogs and media. This article refers to all writings by the same …

Ecologically unequal exchange and ecological debt. Introduction to the special section. J. of Political Ecology,

 By Alf Hornborg and J. Martinez-Alier.AbstractThis article introduces a Special Section on Ecologically Unequal Exchange (EUE), an underlying source of most of the environmental distribution conflicts in our time. The …

Changing social metabolism and environmental conflicts in India and South America

By Joan Martinez-Alier, F. Demaria, Leah Temper, M. WalterAbstractFirstly, we present some environmental conflicts gathered in 2016 in the EJAtlas, selecting a few that have implied deaths of environmental defenders …

Commercial and biophysical deficits in South America, 1990–2013

By P. Samaniego, M.C. Vallejo, J. Martinez-AlierAbstractThis article analyses the Physical Trade Balances (PTB) of five South American economies since 1990. Both exports and imports (measured in tonnes) increased but …

Network effects in environmental justice struggles: An investigation of conflicts between mining companies and civil society organizations from a network perspective

By Cem Iskender Aydin, Begum Ozkaynak , Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos, Taylan YenilmezAbstractThis paper examines conflicts that occur between mining companies and civil society organizations (CSOs) around the world and offers an …

The EnvJustice project advisory board

A five-year ERC Advanced Grant to analyze the Global Environmental Justice Movement was awarded in March 2016 to Joan Martinez-Alier, ICTA-UAB. The project started in June 2016, a website was …


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