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On thin ice – The Arctic commodity extraction frontier and environmental conflicts

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Recently published research in the magazine Ecological Economics about the socio-environmental conflicts and extractive projects in the Arctic region. Authors: Ksenija Hanaček, Markus Kröger, Arnim Scheidel, Facundo Rojas and Joan Martinez-Alier Abstract This …

Research Article: Nuclear supply chain and environmental justice struggles in Soviet and Post-Soviet countries

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By Ksenija Hanaček & Joan Martinez-Alier ABSTRACT This article addresses and contributes to the discussion on nuclear supply chain socio-environmental conflicts in Soviet and post-Soviet contexts by bringing it together with nuclear peripheralization …

New article: A comparative study of women environmental defenders’ antiviolent success strategies

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by Dalena Tran from Institut de Ciència i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA-UAB), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain). Abstract This research advances knowledge on the understudied topics of violence against women and their …

Webinar: The hidden side of conservation: voices from the ground.

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Wildlife and forest conservation policies violate the basic rights of local and indigenous communities that inhabit protected areas, in addition to displacing them and criminalizing their struggles in the name …

Decarbonizing the South. Space, justice and politics at the renewable energy frontiers – Doctoral Thesis

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Date: February 2021 By Avila Calero, Sofía Martínez Alier, Joan, dir.Sorman, Alevgul H., dir.Gamboa Jiménez, Gonzalo, dir.Kallis, Giorgos, dir. Abstract Renewable energies are expanding globally due to the increasing concerns over anthropogenic climate change and …

Mining struggles in Argentina. The keys of a successful story of mobilisation

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By Mariana Walter and Lucrecia Wagner Paper in collaboration with the Environmental Justice Atlas. Original paper at The Extractive Industries and Society journal. Abstract This paper explores an intriguing case of environmental mobilisation in the …

Resistance as governance: Transformative strategies forged on the frontlines of extractivism in Canada

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By Jen Gobby, Leah Temper, Matthew Burket and Nicolas von Ellenrieder. From the journal The Extractive Industries and Society, 2021. Article based on the analysis of cases from the EJAtlas. Abstract Attempts in Canada …

EJOLT, EnvJustice and EJAtlas main work on Leaving Fossil Fuels Underground (LFFU) cases

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1) Towards a Post-oil Civilization. Yasunization and Other Initiatives to Leave Fossil Fuels in the Soil. By Temper, L., Yánez, I., Sharife, K., Ojo, G., Martinez-Alier, J., CANA, Combes, M., …

A talk by Joan Martinez-Alier: Circularity, Entropy, Ecological Conflicts and “Unburnable Fuels”

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Friday 30 April 2021 12:00-13:30 (BST) RSVP for zoom invite: Claims for climate justice and reparations for ecological debt have been put forward by environmentalists from the Global South since 1991, together …

New Research: Airport projects responsible for human rights violations and ecological destruction around the world

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Interactive map documents 80 cases of airport-related injustices and resistance Feature Map: All across the globe airport projects are generating serious conflicts and social and environmental impacts: land acquisition, displacement of …