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Support Mapping Environmental Justice Conflicts in the United States

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By Alejandro Colsa, Bernadette Grafton, Katy Hintzen and Sara Orvis. As students at the University of Michigan’s School of Natural Resources and the Environment we consider ourselves lucky to be part of an …

Scholar solidarity with NO-Tav movement in Italy in reaction to military repression

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In reaction to the repressive measures adopted by Italian military and police forces in the end of July, Silvia Federici has asked for this statement to be circulated and sign …

Europe: Eradicate Ecocide

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By Nick Meynen. Last January, 11 citizens launched a European Citizens Initiative (ECI) to call for a law of Ecocide in the EU. Eco-cide derives from the Greek oikos meaning house …

The Dongria Kondh win the battle against bauxite mining in the Niyamgiri Hills, Odisha

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by Joan Martinez-Alier and Leah Temper. On 31st July 2013 in New Delhi drums and banners in front of Odisha House celebrated the success achieved by the tiny Dongria Kondh hamlets in the …

Third European Forum against unnecessary imposed mega projects: strengthening the bonds, strengthening the struggle

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by Alfred Burballa Nòria. The European movement against unnecessary imposed mega projects or in French Grands Projets Inutiles Imposés (GPII) met for the third consecutive year from the 25th to the 29th of July in Stuttgart, …

Why so Fast? High-speed train crash questions our need for speed

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By Leah Temper. Time is money, the argument goes, so the faster the train moves, the faster the economy grows. When deciding on whether to go forward on an infrastructure project, the …

Hudbay Minerals on trial in Canada for Human Rights Violations in Guatemala

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By Leah Temper. Are companies liable in their home countries for violations committed abroad? Are they liable anywhere? This has been the leading question in environmental justice law jurisprudence this year. …

Some (GMO)food for thought

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As we reported here and here, Genetically Modified Foods (GMO), are not only a possible danger for the humans that eat them – but for all farmers, our ecology, our …

Bougainville: no justice for those who resisted environmental crimes

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As we feared in a recent opinion piece, the US Supreme Court’s decision to unarm the Alien Tort Statue (ATS) creates a fall-out for environmental justice cases worldwide. One and …

Eldorado Gold delays troubled gold mining project in Greece

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EJOLT has already reported on problems with gold mining in Greece in general (here and here) and more recently specifically on the rising conflict in Halkidiki (here and here). We received …

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