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

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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 …

Reply to Orihuela et al’s “Extractivism of the poor”

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By J. Martinez-Alier, R. Neyra & M.A. Pérez Rincón Available now at The Extractive Industries and Society Journal https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2022.101065 Abstract According to the EJAtlas, of 97 environmental conflicts in Peru, 20 are deemed as …

New: “Realities beyond reporting: women environmental defenders in South Africa”

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Author: Dalena Tran Read now the new research article of Dalena Tran about women environmental defenders in South Africa. Now available on the Journal of Feminist Media Studies. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680777.2022.2045335 ABSTRACT Women environmental defenders …

‘If there’s no evidence, there’s no victim’: undone science and political organisation in marginalising women as victims of DBCP in Nicaragua

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By Grettel Navas ABSTRACT Victims of pesticides are often disregarded when demanding reparations and political action because of the ‘undone science.’ Studies have examined how people organise to rectify the ‘undone science’, …

Honouring martyred Filipina environmental defenders on International Women’s Day

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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 …

A century of Italian dams: did they serve environmental justice?

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New research unpacks the sustainability disclosures of the Italian construction company WeBuild (formerly Salini Impregilo) Picture | The Gibe III dam, Ethiopia. Credits:  © Fausto Podavini, ‘Omo Change’ project ‘We build value’. …

NEW: “The role of working-class communities and the slow violence of toxic pollution in environmental health conflicts: A global perspective”

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By Grettel Navas, Giacomo D’Alisa and Joan Martínez-Alier Available here or at https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2022.102474 Abstract Analysing a sample of 3,033 environmental conflicts around the globe, we compared conflicts reporting no human health impacts to …

New Research Article:”(Counter)mapping renewables: Space, justice, and politics of wind and solar power in Mexico”

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By Sofia Avila, Yannick Deniau, Alevgul H. Sorman and James McCarthy. Find the full Research Article here: https://doi.org/10.1177/25148486211060657 Abstract The ongoing expansion of renewable energies entails major spatial reconfigurations with social, environmental, and political dimensions. These …

New article: ‘We are the oceans, we are the people!’: fisher people’s struggles for blue justice

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By Irmak Ertör Available at the Journal of Peasant Studies In the EJAtlas, as a whole, by November 2021 there are 134 cases of conflicts around the world on Fish and/or Shrimp …

Environmental justice and corporate social irresponsibility: the case of the mining company Vale S.A.

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By Beatriz Macchione Saes, Daniela Del Bene, Raquel Neyra, Lucrecia Wagner and Joan Martínez-Alier. Available to read here. OR https://doi.org/10.1590/1809-4422asoc20210014vu2021L4ID Abstract After the Vale’s tailings dam failure in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais) in …


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