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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 …

Ecuador: The long march for environmental justice

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Today, a long march for environmental justice is coming to an end. On March 8, hundreds of people started walking towards the Ecuadorian capital Quito and by the time they …

Canada paying Latin press to hide the reality of mining in Latin America

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By Miningwatch, Canada. In March 2012, Canadian taxpayers will pay eleven journalists from eight Latin American countries to attend the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s 2012 conference (PDAC), including …

China’s Ecuador Embassy occupied in opposition to mining contract

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In the morning of March 5th 2012, a group of women from various Ecuadorean organizations and social groups occupied for a few hours the Chinese Embassy in Quito, to reject …

11 PhD scholarships in Political Ecology

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The European Network for Political Ecology (ENTITLE) offers 11 generously-funded three-year PhD scholarships available to candidates from all over the world. ENTITLE is an EU-funded Initial Training Network whose aim …

Stop that train! Ideological Conflict and the TAV

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These are days of great tension and mobilization in the Susa valley where for two decades citizens are strongly engaged in the defense of their territory against the High Speed …

Resistance in Kudankulam (Tamil Nadu) against nuclear energy

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In late February 2012, exasperated by the successful resistance against the first of two ready-to-go 1000 MW Russian built nuclear power stations in Kudankulam, the Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh …

Summer School and Workshop on Political Ecology, Environmental Justice, and Conflicts

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This course, held from July 2nd – July 11th 2012, examines the global movement for environmental justice and focuses on socio-environmental conflicts at different scales and in different forms. The course is based …

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