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Conflict and conservation: On the role of protected areas for environmental justice

Research based on the Environmental Justice Atlas – www.ejatlas.org Available at Global Environmental Change journal – ScienceDirect Authors: Antonio¬†Bontempi,¬†Pietro¬†Venturi,¬†Daniela¬†Del Bene,¬†Arnim¬†Scheidel,¬†Quim¬†Zaldo-Aubanell,¬†Roser Maneja¬†Zaragoza Abstract When are protected areas drivers of environmental injustices and conflict, and …

Discrediting carbon credits

Big Oil going carbon neutral? Here is how carbon offsets impact local and indigenous communities. Authors: Nathaniel Rugh and Marcel Llavero-Pasquina  Full article published at: https://theecologist.org/2023/aug/18/discrediting-carbon-credits Fossil fuel companies are increasingly using carbon …

The EJAtlas and the Making of the World Movement for Environmental Justice. A ‚ÄúSociology of Absences‚ÄĚ?

Author: Joan Mart√≠nez-Alier Published at the University of Toronto Press, at the The Tocqueville Review. Find it here: https://doi.org/10.3138/ttr.44.1.25 Abstract The EJAtlas is an archive of environmental conflicts. It is a collective endeavor. …

New research: Global impacts of extractive and industrial development projects on Indigenous Peoples’ lifeways, lands, and rights

Authors: Arnim Scheidel, √Ālvaro Fern√°ndez-Llamazares, Anju Helen Bara, Daniela Del Bene, Dominique M David-Chavez, Eleonora Fanari, Ibrahim Garba, Ksenija Hanańćek, Juan Liu, Joan Mart√≠nez-Alier, Grettel Navas, Victoria Reyes-Garc√≠a, Brototi Roy, Leah Temper, May Aye Thiri, Dalena Tran, Mariana Walter, Kyle Powys Whyte. 7 Jun 2023 Available at Science Advance: …

A global analysis of violence against women defenders in environmental conflicts

Article by: Dalena Tran¬†&¬†Ksenija Hanańćek Published on Nature Sustainability on 05 of June 2023: https://rdcu.be/deOJo Abstract Women environmental defenders face retaliation for mobilizing against extractive and polluting projects, which perpetrate violence against Indigenous, …

Latest News: Joan Martinez-Alier Named 2023 Holberg Prize Laureate

The Holberg Prize‚ÄĒone of the largest international prizes awarded annually to an outstanding researcher in the humanities, social sciences, law or theology‚ÄĒnamed Joan Martinez-Alier as its 2023 Laureate. ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Joan Martinez-Alier …

New: “Gendered violence martyring Filipina environmental defenders”

New research by DalenaTran, from Universitat Aut√≤noma de Barcelona, Institut de Ci√®ncia i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA-UAB), Spain. Read it now in the journal of The Extractive Industries and Society at Science …

Coastal sand mining of heavy mineral sands: Contestations, resistance, and ecological distribution conflicts at HMS extraction frontiers across the world

By Arpita Bisht and¬†Joan Martinez-Alier First published: 27 December 2022 https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.13358 Abstract Coastal sand mining for metals involves extraction of heavy mineral sands (HMS), which are sedimentary deposits of dense minerals that accumulate in …

Arts, place, and sacrifice zones: restoration of damaged relational values in a Chilean sacrifice zone

By Teresa Sanz¬†&¬†Beatriz Rodr√≠guez-Labajos. Teresa Sanz Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Universitat Aut√≤noma de Barcelona, Campus de la UAB, 08193, Cerdanyola del Vall√®s, Barcelona, Spain Beatriz Rodr√≠guez-Labajos Johns Hopkins University-Universitat Pompeu Fabra Public …

Ecologies of contention: how more-than-human natures shape contentious actions and politics

By Arnim Scheidel, Juan Liu, Daniela Del Bene, Sara Mingorria¬†& Sergio Villamayor-Tomas. Read it now at The Journal of Peasant Studies.¬† ABSTRACT Which role plays the more-than-human world in shaping the possibilities for …


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