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NEW Thematic Map – Losing ground: How are India’s conservation efforts putting the local communities in peril?

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By Eleonora Fanari. Biodiversity around the world is decreasing at an alarming rate. We are currently facing a ‘sixth mass extinction’ and governments and international bodies are planning to take action. The …

Joan Martinez-Alier wins Balzan Prize

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The International Balzan Foundation based in Milan, Italy awarded Joan Martinez Alier, the 2020 Balzan Prize for Environmental Challenges: Responses from the Social Sciences and the Humanities. Joan Martinez Alier received this award, …

MIREU Backfires

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By Joan Martinez Alier.To promote mining, European official rhetoric uses phrases such as “A Social License to Operate (SLO) is crucial for the industry; this concept could be widened towards …

Our most recent study gets Canadian media spotlight

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The paper ‘Environmental conflicts and defenders: A global overview’ was featured in a report on the Aboriginal People’s Television News. Leah Temper, one of the paper’s authors, was interviewed to discuss the violence that …

Environmental conflicts and defenders: a global view

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By Arnim Scheidel, Daniela Del Bene, Juan Liu, Grettel Navas, Sara Mingorría,  Federico Demaria, Sofía Avila, Brototi Roy, Irmak Ertör, Leah Temper, Joan Martinez-Alier.A new article by the EnvJustice team at ICTA-UAB, based on …

Paving the way for the next pandemic

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By Brototi Roy and Nick Meynen.The lockdown from one pandemic is being used in India to pave the way for the next, with a controversial plan to clear extremely valuable …

The case for Degrowth in a Time of Pandemic

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By Giorgos Kallis, Susan Paulson, Giacomo D’Alisa, and Federico Demaria. We need to build systems capable of scaling back production in ways that do not cause loss of livelihood or …

Your internship with ICTA on the Atlas of Environmental Justice

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We offer opportunities for online #internships with our large research project on #EnvironmentalJustice. Interns contribute to an inventory of environmental conflicts called the Atlas of Environmental Justice or #EJAtlas, focusing …

Coronavirus and the crisis of the Anthropocene

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The novel coronavirus pandemic is taking a toll on all of us -especially those who have died, those needing urgent care, and those least able to retreat into their homes …

Argentinian communities beat mining multinationals

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Popular movements in Argentina are better than average at stopping the mining madness. The contrast with Bolsonaro’s Brazil is striking. Argentinian mining companies are learning the hard way that you …

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