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

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 ‚Äď Earlier this …

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

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 …

The palm oil crisis in Nigeria – and beyond

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 …

Climate history backs bold actions now to keep fossil fuels in the ground

By Nick Meynen. This article has been published by The Ecologist on 1 September. Thousands of protesters have occupied a coal mine near Cologne – the single largest emitter of CO2 …

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

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 …

China has a plan – Peak Coal and the new Silk Road

This Article is written by Joan Martinez Alier and Federico Demaria and has been by the Ecologist on 25th July.China’s contribution to global climate change will increase from oil and …

Environmentalism under Fire

By Burag Gurden. Similar writings by Burag Gurden have recently been published in the Ecologist and several other blogs and media. This article refers to all writings by the same …

Poland’s primeval forest is under serious attack

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 …

Is sand the new oil? The global battle for sand is getting ugly

[LONGREAD]By Nick Meynen. Dubai is a fairytale world. Back in 1995 a jeep brought me to a region where you do not want to run out of fuel: Rub‚Äô al …

The true cost of shrimp

By Brototi Roy. Global trade of the luxury commodity that shrimp is ignores the true human and environmental impact.Watching villagers standing waist deep in the brackish water of the Sundarbans …

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