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From boomerangs to minefields and catapults: dynamics of trans-local resistance to land-grabs

By Leah TemperAbstractThis paper explores the political processes that activists engaged in contesting land grabbing have triggered to connect claims across borders and to international institutions, regimes and processes. Through a …

Ecological distribution conflicts as forces for sustainability: an overview and conceptual framework

Can ecological distribution conflicts turn into forces for sustainability? A new paper from Arnim Scheidel, Leah Temper, Federico Demaria and Joan Martínez-Alier addresses in a systematic conceptual manner the question of why, through whom, …

Ecological distribution conflicts as forces for sustainability: an overview and conceptual framework

By Arnim Scheidel, Leah Temper, Federico Demaria, Joan Martínez-AlierAbstractCan ecological distribution conflicts turn into forces for sustainability? This overview paper addresses in a systematic conceptual manner the question of why, through whom, how, and …

The map of conflicts related to environmental injustice and health in Brazil

By Diogo Ferreira da Rocha, Marcelo Firpo Porto, Tania Pacheco, Jean Pierre LeroyAbstractThis article discusses the experience of the map of conflicts related to environmental injustices and health in Brazil and its potential contribution to international movements for …

Network effects in environmental justice struggles: An investigation of conflicts between mining companies and civil society organizations from a network perspective

By Cem Iskender Aydin, Begum Ozkaynak , Beatriz Rodríguez-Labajos, Taylan YenilmezAbstractThis paper examines conflicts that occur between mining companies and civil society organizations (CSOs) around the world and offers an …