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Environmental liabilities of Repsol fiercely debated in Argentina

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By JMA and Nick Meynen In late April 2012, the Argentine government shocked oil markets by re-nationalizing the YPF oil company. President Cristina Fernandez (who succeeded her late husband Néstor Kirchner) belongs …

Unconventional oil and gas: signs of a system in crisis

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The mid-term fate of which fuel will drive Europe might be decided by an answer to this very simple question: are the French and Bulgarian victories in the fights against …

The age of Yasuni: an activist video game

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By Accion Ecológica. For several years, Accion Ecológica and Oilwatch have led a campaign to prevent the drilling of crude oil in Yasuní National Park, managing to get this position to …

Exploitation of tar sands: a failure on the path to an energy and ecological transition

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By Pierre Johnson  (REEDS)  Despite an activist victory to avoid the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline over a sensitive area, oil from Alberta State in Canada is still likely to …

EJOLT research unearths radioactive contamination in Namibia

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By Bertchen Kohrs and Bruno Chareyron. EARTHLIFE Namibia and CRIIRAD (Commission for Independent Research and Information about Radiation) have organized visits and measurements in areas located in the vicinity of uranium mines …

EJOLT screens ‘Yasuni, Buen Vivir’ in Madrid

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On April 17 at 7 pm, EJOLT will present the film Yasuni, Buen Vivir, by Arturo Hortas at the Casa America in Madrid. The film will be followed by a …

FIRST EJOLT REPORT: Industrial waste conflicts around the world. Case studies from India and Bulgaria: shipbreaking and incineration.

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EJOLT is proud to announce the first in a series of in-depth reports made through a year-long collaboration between activists and scientists from around the world. In this report, we …

Pressure rising: from anti-shale gas victories to a big debate on oil and gas exploration

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By Nick Meynen and Maxime Combes. Texas based Noble Energy recently became the first company to receive a permit for deep-sea drilling in the Gulf of Mexico since the BP oil …

EJOLT in Rio+20, Peoples Summit and ISEE

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From 20 to 22 June 2012, world leaders will come together in Rio de Janeiro to agree on a document called “The Future We Want”. Twenty years after the Earthsummit …

Environmental crime in M’hamid Oases, Morocco

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By Lorenzo Chelleri and Guido Minucci. “While cutting a tree down, one annihilates in the same time the past and the future” explains Ibrahim Sbai, member of “Taragalte”, environmental and cultural …

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