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NEW Thematic Map – Losing ground: How are India’s conservation efforts putting the local communities in peril?

By Eleonora Fanari. Biodiversity around the world is decreasing at an alarming rate. We are currently facing a ‘sixth mass extinction’ and governments and international bodies are planning to take action. The …

Joan Martinez-Alier wins Balzan Prize

The International Balzan Foundation based in Milan, Italy awarded Joan Martinez Alier, the 2020 Balzan Prize for Environmental Challenges: Responses from the Social Sciences and the Humanities. Joan Martinez Alier received this award, …

Environmental conflicts and defenders: a global view

By Arnim Scheidel, Daniela Del Bene, Juan Liu, Grettel Navas, Sara Mingorría,  Federico Demaria, Sofía Avila, Brototi Roy, Irmak Ertör, Leah Temper, Joan Martinez-Alier.A new article by the EnvJustice team at ICTA-UAB, based on …

Your internship with ICTA on the Atlas of Environmental Justice

We offer opportunities for online #internships with our large research project on #EnvironmentalJustice. Interns contribute to an inventory of environmental conflicts called the Atlas of Environmental Justice or #EJAtlas, focusing …

Conflict and Harm at Pan American Silver’s Projects in Latin America

A new map illustrates conflicts and harms associated with eight mining projects, from Mexico to Argentina, owned by Pan American Silver. https://ejatlas.org/featured/envconflictspasIn contrast to its discourse over sustainable and responsible mining, …

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

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 …

New: thematic map on environmental racism against Roma communities

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

 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 …

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

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?

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, …

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