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Gendered geographies of violence: a multiple case study analysis of murdered women environmental defenders

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By Dalena Le Tran, Joan Martinez-Alier, Grettel Navas, Sara MingorriaAbstractThis study illustrates how, despite the diversity of women environmental defenders and their movements around the world, there are near-universal patterns …

Seven main collective articles from the EJAtlas & EnvJustice project

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1) Mapping the frontiers and front lines of global environmental justice: the EJAtlas, by L Temper, D Del Bene, J Martinez-Alier. 2015. Journal of Political Ecology 22 (1), 255-278. https://doi.org/10.2458/v22i1.211082) Is …

Movements shaping climate futures: A systematic mapping of protests against fossil fuel and low-carbon energy projects

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By Leah Temper, Sofia Avila, Daniela Del Bene, Jennifer Gobby, Nicolas Kosoy, Philippe Le Billon, Joan Martinez-Alier, Patricia Perkins, Brototi Roy, Arnim Scheidel and Mariana WalterAbstractIn this article we undertake a systematic mapping …

Iron ore peripheries in the extractive boom: A comparison between mining conflicts in India and Brazil

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By Beatriz Macchione Saes and Arpita BishtAbstractThe emerging economies of India and Brazil experienced a strong increase in iron ore extraction during the late commodities boom. Despite similar extraction trends, these economies followed …

Talk renewables, walk coal: The paradox of India’s energy transition

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By Brototi Roy and Anke Schaffartzik (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona)AbstractCoal is on the rise in India: despite the devasting impacts of the climate crisis, the awareness for land and forest …

NEW Thematic Map – Losing ground: How are India’s conservation efforts putting the local communities in peril?

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By Eleonora Fanari. Biodiversity around the world is decreasing at an alarming rate. We are currently facing a ‘sixth mass extinction’ and governments and international bodies are planning to take action. The …

Joan Martinez-Alier wins Balzan Prize

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The International Balzan Foundation based in Milan, Italy awarded Joan Martinez Alier, the 2020 Balzan Prize for Environmental Challenges: Responses from the Social Sciences and the Humanities. Joan Martinez Alier received this award, …

MIREU Backfires

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By Joan Martinez Alier.To promote mining, European official rhetoric uses phrases such as “A Social License to Operate (SLO) is crucial for the industry; this concept could be widened towards …

Our most recent study gets Canadian media spotlight

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The paper ‘Environmental conflicts and defenders: A global overview’ was featured in a report on the Aboriginal People’s Television News. Leah Temper, one of the paper’s authors, was interviewed to discuss the violence that …

Environmental conflicts and defenders: a global view

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By Arnim Scheidel, Daniela Del Bene, Juan Liu, Grettel Navas, Sara Mingorría,  Federico Demaria, Sofía Avila, Brototi Roy, Irmak Ertör, Leah Temper, Joan Martinez-Alier.A new article by the EnvJustice team at ICTA-UAB, based on …


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