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Exploitation of tar sands: a failure on the path to an energy and ecological transition

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By Pierre Johnson  (REEDS)  Despite an activist victory to avoid the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline over a sensitive area, oil from Alberta State in Canada is still likely to …

EJOLT research unearths radioactive contamination in Namibia

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By Bertchen Kohrs and Bruno Chareyron. EARTHLIFE Namibia and CRIIRAD (Commission for Independent Research and Information about Radiation) have organized visits and measurements in areas located in the vicinity of uranium mines …

EJOLT screens ‘Yasuni, Buen Vivir’ in Madrid

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On April 17 at 7 pm, EJOLT will present the film Yasuni, Buen Vivir, by Arturo Hortas at the Casa America in Madrid. The film will be followed by a …

FIRST EJOLT REPORT: Industrial waste conflicts around the world. Case studies from India and Bulgaria: shipbreaking and incineration.

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EJOLT is proud to announce the first in a series of in-depth reports made through a year-long collaboration between activists and scientists from around the world. In this report, we …

Pressure rising: from anti-shale gas victories to a big debate on oil and gas exploration

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By Nick Meynen and Maxime Combes. Texas based Noble Energy recently became the first company to receive a permit for deep-sea drilling in the Gulf of Mexico since the BP oil …

EJOLT in Rio+20, Peoples Summit and ISEE

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From 20 to 22 June 2012, world leaders will come together in Rio de Janeiro to agree on a document called “The Future We Want”. Twenty years after the Earthsummit …

Environmental crime in M’hamid Oases, Morocco

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By Lorenzo Chelleri and Guido Minucci. “While cutting a tree down, one annihilates in the same time the past and the future” explains Ibrahim Sbai, member of “Taragalte”, environmental and cultural …

Za Zemiata helps Bulgaria to break free from nuclear energy

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By Dragomira Raeva. Bulgaria’s Parliament has adopted the decision to terminate the construction of the 2000 MW Belene nuclear power plant. This is a great victory for Za Zemiata – …

NEW BOOK: Ecological Economics from the Ground Up

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EJOLT follows from a previous FP7 project called CEECEC and this book is one of the results of that 2 year long effort by 8 CSOs and 6 universities. This …

Gold in Greece: corporations create civil war

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By Federico Demaria, Giorgios Kallis and Nick Meynen. A battle centered on gold mines in the north of Greece is turning violent. Because of the economical crisis, corporations are ‘buying’ at …

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