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NEW EJOLT REPORT: Mining from an environmental justice perspective

While world population increased 72 percent between 1970 and 2004, extraction of construction materials grew by 106 percent. The total consumption and extraction increased for practically all mineral resources ‚Äď …

EJOLT PROJECT EXTERNAL EVALUATION REPORT

Professor Jennifer Clapp (Waterloo University, Canada) is the external¬†evaluator of the EJOLT project. She has recently finished the¬†Evaluation Report for the first 18 months (April 2011 – September¬†2012). We publish …

NEW EJOLT VIDEO: Sarayaku v. Ecuador

Arturo Hortas has made a new documentary for ¬†EJOLT. The documentary is on the case Sarayaku v. Ecuador. As we reported earlier, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) ruled …

NEW ONLINE COURSE: ‚ÄúEcological Economics and Environmental Justice‚ÄĚ

EJOLT is running an online course ‚ÄúEcological Economics and Environmental Justice‚ÄĚ, taught through civil society organisation (CSO) case studies across a broad range of topics with a particular focus on …

Policy recommendations on shipbreaking – now in use in Basel

Our second 2-page briefing paper with policy recommendations – this time on shipbreaking – has just been published in our resource library. As we speak, it is being used in …

Policy recommendations on industrial tree plantations

As a spin-off from an EJOLT report, we published a 2 page briefing paper on industrial tree plantations that sums up the core problem of the issue, some key policy …

VACANCY: Research Student for EJOLT project

EJOLT is currently hiring a research student for a one year contract, extendable to 2 years to provide support for the Mapping of Ecological Conflicts. The student will have to …

EJOLT REPORT 3: An overview of industrial tree plantations in the global South. Conflicts, trends and resistance struggles

As we write from the Rio+20 conference center, we see environmentalists and policymakers from all over the world gathering for the most important environmental conference in this decennium. They will …

EJOLT contributor Marc Ona arrested!

By Khadija Sharife. When does a man – bound to a wheelchair – become an Enemy of the State? When Marc Ona arrived at the recent three day *New York …

EJOLT Report 5: Issues in the economics of ecosystems and biodiversity

The Nagoya Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biodiversity in October 2010 had the economics of biodiversity as one of its core topics. Some weeks before the meeting, …

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