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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 …

Residents and wastepickers protest against waste-to-energy incinerator in Delhi

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As a follow-up on the EJOLT video ‘Waste wars’ (visible on our front page and here), we publish a press statement from the Ghazipur Anti-Incinerator Committee, issued the 24th of …

The Kayelekera uranium mine: yet another example of the resource curse?

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J.G. reports from Malawi. Essay written for the CEECEC course. Kayelekera is an area in the northern part of Malawi in a district called Karonga. Upon the discovery of uranium in …

Stay tuned on struggles for environmental justice

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As the EJOLT project gains steam, we are increasing our efforts to keep you up to date on the fight for environmental justice – wherever it is happening. About 200 …

Nuclear energy in India: explosion of protests

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The conflict around the restart of a nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu – which we introduced on our website on 29 February – has reached boiling point on Friday …

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