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How waste pickers in the global South are being sidelined by new policies

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By Nina Clausager, Max Stoisser, Federico Demaria and Marcos Todt.  The world is producing more and more waste, with serious health and environmental consequences. In urban areas, domestic waste is accumulating …

Mega-mining threatens Brazil’s Rio Grande do Sul

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By Marcos Todt.In Rio Grande do Sul alone there are more than 150 mining projects that may leverage Brazil’s new environmental code to their advantage.Jair Bolsonaro’s victory in the 2018 …

New: thematic map on environmental racism against Roma communities

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ENVJUSTICE – EJAtlas team at ICTA – UAB in collaboration with the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Human Rights activists developed a thematic map on environmental racism against Roma communities …

NEW: 3 PhD Scholarships in political ecology at ICTA UAB in Barcelona

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 The Autonomous University of Barcelona has just published a call for three PhD openings in political ecology:1) Why has sustainable development failed to ensure a good life for all within planetary …

Environmental Justice MOOC

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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 …

Call for ‘Conflicts Involving Waste Pickers in the Global South’

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A research team at UAB (the Autonomous University of Barcelona) is looking for any information or local contacts involved with urban conflicts concerning waste pickers, landfills & incinerator construction in …

Are you interested in a research internship with us?

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Across the world communities are struggling to defend their land, air, water, forests and their livelihoods from damaging projects and extractive activities with heavy environmental and social impacts: mining, dams, …

Registration now open for Master in Political Ecology, Degrowth and Env. Justice

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We are pleased to inform you that the inscription process for the master in Political Ecology, Degrowth and Environmental Justice is now OPEN. You can find more information about the …

Prof. Joan Martinez-Alier wins the First Bina Agarwal Prize for Ecological Economics

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The international 2019 Bina Agarwal Prize has been attributed to EnvJustice coordinator Professor Joan Martinez-Alier for his contribution on ecological economics as well as practical work on environmental justice, including …

Dam violence against environmental defenders

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

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