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Free Antonio Tolentino. What the Philippines’ biggest land investor doesn’t want you to know

By Dalena Tran Full article published by The Ecologist. Barangay captain and environmental defender Antonio Tolentino has been detained on trumped-up criminal and administrative charges for protecting farmers’ rights against Ayalaland’s land-grabbing for eight …

Honouring martyred Filipina environmental defenders on International Women’s Day

Map Credits: Arielle Landau This International Women’s Day, we want to highlight the work of brave women defending their communities despite facing violence, and especially honour martyred Filipina environmental defenders. Out of …

It’s not just drug dealers that need to worry about inspiration Trump took from Duterte

By Nick Meynen.The battle between autocratic leaders and the global movement for environmental justice heats up.Killing drug dealers through the courts, as US President Donald Trump has just proposed, is …

Glencore-Xstrata flips in the Philippines

by Joan Martinez-Alier Glencore-Xstrata causes many socio-environmental conflicts around the world. A well-known case to EJOLT researchers is in Catamarca, Argentina, the copper mine in Bajo la Alumbrera. Another one is …