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How oil exploration is adding to Mali’s security woes

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 …

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 …

To end ecocide we must end femicide

By Camila Rolando Mazzuca & Brototi Roy. March 8 is World Women Day, but 3 March is another good moment to reflect on the role of women in society. On …

Book Review: Ecological Economics from the Ground Up

Helen Scharber, School of Critical Social Inquiry, Hampshire College, USA As its title intimates, Ecological Economics from the Ground Up starts with case studies of environmental justice activist struggles, mostly from …

Todd Stern, why don’t you acknowledge the ecological debt?

By Joan Martinez-Alier. In one of the last days of the COP21 in Paris in December 2015, where the pressure in the streets from the environmental justice movement was lacking, the …

Is Greece Greening?

By George Tsolakis (Ecocity). Greece just experienced the most quiet pre-elections period in my living memory. No big crowd gatherings in streets and squares, no shouting’s, no flags waving, no …

The comptroller Sandra Morelli

By Joan Martinez Alier. The Colombian attorney Sandra Morelli, a woman with a strong personality, is a member of the Colombian establishment. Since September 2014, she doesn’t know whether she’s living a …

Sengwers Feeling the Heat in The Embobut Forest

By Dean Puckett. When Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, visited Kenya earlier this month, he reportedly urged the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to sort out Kenya’s historical land …

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