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A Summer School on Degrowth and Environmental Justice

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Making sense by democracy, non-violence, and convivialityJune 24th – July 6th July 2018Barcelona (Spain)/Cerbère (France)The world we see today around us seems increasingly reactionary and conservative. The rise of right …

Vacancy: CSC/UAB Joint Scholarships for PhD Study

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Vacancy announcement is in Chinese and English:国家留学基金委/西班牙巴塞罗那自治大学联合资助攻读学位博士研究生招生公告(CSC/UAB Joint Scholarships for PhD Study) 一、招生信息:Doctoral ProgramEnvironmental Science and Technology Department/InstituteInstitute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)Research line of …

Ecological distribution conflicts as forces for sustainability: an overview and conceptual framework

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Can ecological distribution conflicts turn into forces for sustainability? A new paper from Arnim Scheidel, Leah Temper, Federico Demaria and Joan Martínez-Alier addresses in a systematic conceptual manner the question of why, through whom, …

Environment, Pollution and Health – is China different?

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By Mariko Karlsson. If “cancer villages” and pollution related deaths are common in China, it’s not due to ignorance – but due to the lack of power. Political ecologists at …

Blockadia map reveals global scale of anti-fossil fuel movement

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By Alice Owen and Daria Rivin.As world leaders were flying out to Germany to negotiate climate action at COP23, activists begin blockading a nearby coal mine as part of a …

How oil exploration is adding to Mali’s security woes

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By Julie Snorek. Mali is one of the least developed countries in the world, with nearly half the population living near the poverty line. In the past six years, the …

France destroys North Niger. Will the EU or UN act?

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By Nick Meynen. Tens of thousands of people in Niger’s Arlit are exposed to often deadly radiation coming from the uranium mines around the city. AREVA, owned by the French …

New video tutorial on how to use the Ej-Atlas best

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University of East Anglia’s Massive Open Online Course on Environmental Justice has a 6-minute video tutorial on the Ej-Atlas.If you find it hard to maneuver in the Ej-Atlas, this tutorial …

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 …

New Environmental Justice MOOC (a free online course) run by the University of East Anglia and Future Learn.

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The Global Environmental Justice research group at UEA has developed a free online course on Environmental Justice which starting in October 2017. The MOOC highlights the EJ Atlas too, with …

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