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

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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

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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

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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 …

The EnvJustice project advisory board

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A five-year ERC Advanced Grant to analyze the Global Environmental Justice Movement was awarded in March 2016 to Joan Martinez-Alier, ICTA-UAB. The project started in June 2016, a website was …

Outstanding Participation of EnvJustice team in the 12th Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics in Budapest

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The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB) and especially the researchers from the EnvJustice project are playing an important role in the 12th Conference of the European Society for …

Call for papers: Special issue on Degrowth and Environmental justice

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Proposal submission deadline: 10th July 2017  Guest editors: Bengi Akbulut (1), Federico Demaria (2), Julien-François Gerber (3), Joan Martínez-Alier (2)1 Concordia University, Montreal, Canada2 Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, …

Poland’s primeval forest is under serious attack

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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

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[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’ al …

Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Anthropocene

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By Grettel Navas. ​On 24 and 25 April 2017, the School of Global Environmental Sustainability (Colorado State University) held a most fruitful “Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Anthropocene” conference. It …

Niyamgiri hills defender awarded with Goldman Environmental Prize

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By Nick Meynen. Two men coming all the way from the Indian jungle admired the most sacred site of London: St. Paul’s Cathedral. They checked the rock quality, deemed it perfect …

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