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Jade is anything but green

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By Nick Meynen.Ancient Asian art gave jade gemstones a cult status. But today, nothing in the extraction of jade is even remotely morally correct or justifiable.Jade is the diamond of …

2019 Environmental Justice Conference in the UK

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The University of East Anglia invites you to the 2019 Environmental Justice Conference ‘Transformative Connections’ to be held at University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, 2 July – 4 July 2019. The conference is …

Colombia: is democracy the price for peace?

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By Evi Declercq. Local referenda swept Colombia after one village succeeded in using them to stop a massive mine. Until the Colombian constitutional court took their power away.A small community in Colombia …

Fish farming at industrial scale: a Turkish case study

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By Irmak Ertör. One of the world’s fastest-growing food production industries, aquaculture, is harming the marine environment and people’s lives with intensive fish farms. Fish farming was promoted to contribute …

The toxic trade of obsolete ships

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By Nicola Mulinaris and EnvJustice.When ships reach the end of their operational life they are taken apart to recover the steel. Recycling valuable materials makes economic and environmental sense, as …

The women who keep the gold in the ground

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By V’cenza Cirefice and EnvJustice.Mining last took place in Mathiatis – in the Troodos mountain range in Cyprus – during the military occupation by the British. But now mining is …

Presentations from the EnvJustice team in Mexico, Malmö, China and Brussels

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In the space of only 5 weeks time, the EnvJustice / EjAtlas team has been presenting findings and debating in panels dozens of times, on 3 continents. Here we try …

Environmental Justice MOOC

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Free online course on Environmental Justice starting in OctoberEnrolment is now open for the new Environmental Justice MOOC run by the University of East Anglia and FutureLearn. This MOOC includes …

Researchers from ICTA-UAB instructed a summer course on sustainability in China

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By EnvJustice, ICTA-UABInvited by the Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University (NWAFU), three researchers from the EnvJustice Project, Juan Liu, Arnim Scheidel and Grettel Navas, carried out a summer course entitled …

Master’s Degree in Political Ecology. Degrowth and Environmental Justice

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Starting on 1 October 2018, maximum 35 students will get the opportunity to follow classes given in Barcelona and in English from top scientists on these topics. The impressive line-up …

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