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Watch Full Movie Fences (2016) English Subtitle

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Fences (2016) Full Movie Online Watch Free , English Subtitles Full HD, Free Movies Streaming , Free Latest Films. Quality : HD Title : Fences. Director : Denzel Washington Release : December 16, …

EJOLT conference on environmental justice: the report

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After 4 years of work by around 100 people in over 30 countries, the EJOLT conference on environmental justice showed what the international project on Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and …

The global biomass robbery

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Palm oil is a booming business. While also used for cooking and in processed foods, over half of all palm oil produced now goes into soaps, cosmetics, biodiesel and other …

Global Atlas of Environmental Justice re-launches website tracking ecological conflicts globally

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PRESS RELEASE. Brussels, Tuesday 3 March. New platform integrates geo-spatial data to present conflicts in context and expands its coverage The EJOLT project launches today a new phase of the Global Atlas …

The difference that EJOLT has made

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Dear EJOLT fan As we approach the end of the EJOLT project we like to introduce you to each other and look back to some of our highlights. There are 200.000 …

Maps of environmental injustices in Ecuador

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By Sara Latorre These three maps on the geography and timeline of environmental injustices in Ecuador are part of my doctoral thesis (Latorre, 2013) and of an article to be published …

Turkey’s Map of Environmental Injustices is now online!

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By Begum Ozkaynak and BOG – Bogazici University- EJOLT team “The Map of Environmental Injustices in Turkey” that we have been engaged in as EJOLT-Turkey, with the Political Ecology Working Group in …

Devlin Kuyek on the ProSavana project2

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Imagine a land of 14 million hectares, bigger than Switzerland and Austria combined. Populated by millions of farming families that together practice shifting cultivation. Now imagine a foreign consultant saying …

PODCAST: Devlin Kuyek on the ProSavana project 1

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Imagine a land of 14 million hectares, bigger than Switzerland and Austria combined. Populated by millions of farming families that together practice shifting cultivation. Now imagine a foreign consultant saying …

Policy recommendations on industrial tree plantations

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As a spin-off from an EJOLT report, we published a 2 page briefing paper on industrial tree plantations that sums up the core problem of the issue, some key policy …

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General News

The great cost of land grabbing in Mozambique’s Tete Province

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By Burag Gurden. Similar versions of this article has been originally published by Pambazuka on 31 August and by Words in the Bucket on 13 September.Moatize, Mozambique – Earlier this …

The palm oil crisis in Nigeria – and beyond

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By Burag Gurden. This article has been published by The Ecologist on 8 September.The use and spread of palm oil is beyond imagination; from cooking and manufacturing to pharmaceuticals and …

Indian authorities accused of ‘drowning the homes of 40,000 families’

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By Nick Meynen. This article has been published by Common Dreams on 4 August and by The Ecologist on 8 August. The Sardar Sarovar Dam in India is already one of …

Poland’s primeval forest is under serious attack

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By Nick Meynen. Polish activists have this week chained themselves up to machines used to cut a 9000-year-old forest in a bid to stop the destruction of trees for what …

‘Never seen it so bad’: violence and impunity in Brazil’s Amazon

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Dr Felipe Milanez, the author of “Memorias Sertanistas”, was awarded a doctorate by the University of Coimbra in 2015 and is now a professor at UFRB in Bahia, Brazil. He …

Alarming situation around a landfill in Montenegro

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By Jeta Beqiraj. After two years of clashes of residents from the municipality of Plav (Montenegro) against the waste collection in an open landfill on the historic Jerina Hill site, things …

Rosewood trafficing in Madagascar and the criminalization of an activist

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Six months in prison. That’s the sentence received by environmental activist Armand Marozafy for defamation against two local tour operators accused of rosewood trafficking. Armand is assistant coordinator of Lampogno …

Cutting the illegal cutters. Deforestation in Romania

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Around 78% of the remaining pristine forests existing in Europe are in Romania, home to more large mammals than all other European states combined, excluding Russia. This might change fast. …

Environmental Justice documentary: “We are here to stay”

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We are here to stay! is a new LaMCA-EJOLT documentary where scholars, activists and people suffering environmental injustices provide their views and testimonies on environmental justice. LaMCA is the environmental …

Soma, Ermenek, Yirca: Can Anti-Coal Activists Defend Coal Miners and Olive Farmers?

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By Ethemcan Turhan. The coal-mining town of Soma in the western Aegean region of Turkey hardly made headlines until last May. A mining disaster that took the lives of 301 …

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Opinion

Indian authorities accused of ‘drowning the homes of 40,000 families’

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By Nick Meynen. This article has been published by Common Dreams on 4 August and by The Ecologist on 8 August. The Sardar Sarovar Dam in India is already one of …

Book Review: Ecological Economics from the Ground Up

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Helen Scharber, School of Critical Social Inquiry, Hampshire College, USA As its title intimates, Ecological Economics from the Ground Up starts with case studies of environmental justice activist struggles, mostly from …

Sengwers Feeling the Heat in The Embobut Forest

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By Dean Puckett. When Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, visited Kenya earlier this month, he reportedly urged the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to sort out Kenya’s historical land …

West Africa: allocating land for food sovereignty or for exports?

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By Sonia Goicoechea. While in the West African region about 35 million people remind undernourished (FAO), dangerous investments in the agricultural sector are threating the environment and further undermining the right …

Colombia’s environmental conflicts

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By Joan Martinez-Alier. Thanks to Mario A. Perez’s work on the EJOLT inventory of environmental conflicts supported by his research students at CINARA and the Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia, …

International Day of Forests: Defining Forests by their true meaning!

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Here’s an open letter from La Via Campesina, Friends of the Earth International, Focus on the Global South and the World Rainforest Movement to the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), …

Landgrabbing in Cameroon

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By Julien-François Gerber Since 2000, foreign governments and corporations have bought or leased over 56 million hectares in Africa, an area almost the size of Kenya.1 Palm oil is a major …

September 21st: International Day of Struggle against Monoculture Tree Plantations

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By Winnie Overbeek. In 2004, people from rural communities in Brazil declared September 21st a Day of Struggle against Tree Plantations. During this year’s Day of Struggle, communities and social movements …

Madagascar: to eat or to be eaten

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By Vahinala Douguet. With 92% of the population living below the poverty line (1), Madagascar is one of the world’s poorest countries. But is also rich in natural resources, biodiversity and …

The Dongria Kondh win the battle against bauxite mining in the Niyamgiri Hills, Odisha

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by Joan Martinez-Alier and Leah Temper. On 31st July 2013 in New Delhi drums and banners in front of Odisha House celebrated the success achieved by the tiny Dongria Kondh hamlets in the …

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Events

Environmental justice in the EU and beyond

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Save the date for an environmental justice conference & debate in Brussels where EJOLT will launch the Atlas of Environmental Justice, on 19 March. CLICK HERE to make your registration As global …

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