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Conservation easement

Conservation Easement is when ownership rights to land are transferred to a private charitable conservation organization or government agency without transferring ownership of the land. The organization or agency then …

Alliance between Environmental Justice and the Degrowth

Flows of energy and materials in the world economy have never been as large as they are today (Krausmann et al. 2009). This increased social metabolism is causing more and …

Accumulation by contamination

The concept of accumulation by contamination emerged to study the dynamics of social metabolism (Martinez-Alier, 2002) and capitalism (Harvey, 2003) through a lens of environmental conflicts (Armiero, 2008). The multidimensional crisis …

Impact of the Kayelekera uranium mine, Malawi

EJOLT Report 21: Impact of the Kayelekera uranium mine, Malawi The report can be downloaded here Abstract In the course of the EJOLT project, the CRIIRAD laboratory conducted in May 2012 radiation monitoring …

Revisiting the Image of Limited Good. On Sustainability, Thermodynamics, and the Illusion of Creating Wealth

By Paul Trawick and Alf Hornborg. Abstract Two worldviews are now contending for cultural dominance: the open-system model long promoted by economists, here called the ‚Äúimage of unlimited good,‚ÄĚ and a more …

Environmental Justice documentary: “We are here to stay”

We are here to stay! is a new LaMCA-EJOLT documentary where scholars, activists and people suffering environmental injustices provide their views and testimonies on environmental justice. LaMCA is the environmental …

Uranium mining in Brazil: The conflict in Caetité, Bahia

The project Since 2000, state-owned Nuclear Industries of Brazil (INB) has been exploring uranium ore in Caetit√©, a municipality in the semi-arid region of Bahia, Brazil. The only operational mine in …

Tia Maria in Islay, Arequipa (Peru)

Introduction The Tia Maria Project is located in the Islay Province, Arequipa, in southern Peru, within a subtropical and low montane desert ecosystem where there is only one river basin, the …

TES6‚ÄĒNew Coal Power Plant Unit in Sostanj

Project TES6 Sostanj, in northern Slovenia, is 30 kilometres (19 miles) from the Austrian border, and home to Termoelektrarna Sostanj (TES)‚ÄĒa lignite-fired power plant‚ÄĒthe property of state-owned Holding Slovenske elektrarne (HSE). …

Zinc, lead and silver mega-deposits in San Cristobal (Bolivia)

Introduction San Cristobal is located in south-western Bolivia, in the Colcha ‚ÄúK‚ÄĚ Municipality of Nor Lipez, Potosi, with altitudes ranging from 3,800 to 4,000 metres (12,467 to 13,123 feet) above sea …

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