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Is sand the new oil? The global battle for sand is getting ugly

[LONGREAD]By Nick Meynen. Dubai is a fairytale world. Back in 1995 a jeep brought me to a region where you do not want to run out of fuel: Rub’ al …

Violence and visibility in oil palm and sugarcane conflicts: the case of Polochic Valley, Guatemala

By Sara Mingorría. Environmental Science and Technology Institute of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA- UAB) Abstract. Over the last two decades, the expansion of oil palm and sugarcane plantations in …

Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Anthropocene

By Grettel Navas. ​On 24 and 25 April 2017, the School of Global Environmental Sustainability (Colorado State University) held a most fruitful “Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Anthropocene” conference. It …

Niyamgiri hills defender awarded with Goldman Environmental Prize

By Nick Meynen. Two men coming all the way from the Indian jungle admired the most sacred site of London: St. Paul’s Cathedral. They checked the rock quality, deemed it perfect …

To end ecocide we must end femicide

By Camila Rolando Mazzuca & Brototi Roy. March 8 is World Women Day, but 3 March is another good moment to reflect on the role of women in society. On …

Health as dignity: political ecology, epistemology and challenges to environmental justice movements

By Marcelo Firpo Porto (1), Diogo Rocha Ferreira and Renan FinamoreNational School of Public Health / Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil(1) Author to whom any correspondence should be addressed AbstractThe article discusses …


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