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Environmental Justice MOOC

Environmental Justice MOOC starting 14 October!This free 5 week online course is open to everyone around the world and starts on 14 October. Understand how climate change, biodiversity loss and …

Dam violence against environmental defenders

By Daniela del Bene.‚ÄúLarge hydro is a very big part of the solution. I fundamentally believe we have to be involved,‚ÄĚ Rachel Kyte of the¬†World Bank has stated.¬†Big dams are …

Indigenous Indian people face forest eviction

By Nick Meynen and Eleonora Fanari.¬†There’s a global outcry as India‚Äôs Supreme Court evicts over a million vulnerable people from forest under the guise of protecting wildlife.The Bengal tiger has …

Swedish firm exported toxic waste to Chile

By Rodrigo Pino Vargas. The tide is turning against the global toxic waste trade, as an appeal court in Sweden considers the plight of nearly 12,000 victims.The Swedish mining conglomerate …

Jade is anything but green

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 …

Colombia: is democracy the price for peace?

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

By Irmak Ert√∂r. One of the world‚Äôs fastest-growing food production industries, aquaculture, is harming the marine environment and people‚Äôs lives with intensive fish farms. Fish farming was promoted to contribute …

The toxic trade of obsolete ships

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

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 …

Blockadia map reveals global scale of anti-fossil fuel movement

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 …

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