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Environmental conflicts and defenders: a global view

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By Arnim Scheidel, Daniela Del Bene, Juan Liu, Grettel Navas, Sara Mingorría,  Federico Demaria, Sofía Avila, Brototi Roy, Irmak Ertör, Leah Temper, Joan Martinez-Alier.A new article by the EnvJustice team at ICTA-UAB, based on …

Paving the way for the next pandemic

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By Brototi Roy and Nick Meynen.The lockdown from one pandemic is being used in India to pave the way for the next, with a controversial plan to clear extremely valuable …

The case for Degrowth in a Time of Pandemic

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By Giorgos Kallis, Susan Paulson, Giacomo D’Alisa, and Federico Demaria. We need to build systems capable of scaling back production in ways that do not cause loss of livelihood or …

Your internship with ICTA on the Atlas of Environmental Justice

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We offer opportunities for online #internships with our large research project on #EnvironmentalJustice. Interns contribute to an inventory of environmental conflicts called the Atlas of Environmental Justice or #EJAtlas, focusing …

Coronavirus and the crisis of the Anthropocene

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The novel coronavirus pandemic is taking a toll on all of us -especially those who have died, those needing urgent care, and those least able to retreat into their homes …

Argentinian communities beat mining multinationals

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Popular movements in Argentina are better than average at stopping the mining madness. The contrast with Bolsonaro’s Brazil is striking. Argentinian mining companies are learning the hard way that you …

Conflict and Harm at Pan American Silver’s Projects in Latin America

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A new map illustrates conflicts and harms associated with eight mining projects, from Mexico to Argentina, owned by Pan American Silver. https://ejatlas.org/featured/envconflictspasIn contrast to its discourse over sustainable and responsible mining, …

How waste pickers in the global South are being sidelined by new policies

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By Nina Clausager, Max Stoisser, Federico Demaria and Marcos Todt.  The world is producing more and more waste, with serious health and environmental consequences. In urban areas, domestic waste is accumulating …

Mega-mining threatens Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul

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By Marcos Todt.In Rio Grande do Sul alone there are more than 150 mining projects that may leverage Brazil’s new environmental code to their advantage.Jair Bolsonaro’s victory in the 2018 …

New: thematic map on environmental racism against Roma communities

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ENVJUSTICE – EJAtlas team at ICTA – UAB in collaboration with the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Human Rights activists developed a thematic map on environmental racism against Roma communities …

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