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

Interactive map documents 80 cases of airport-related injustices and resistance Feature Map: https://ejatlas.org/featured/airport-conflict-around-the-world All across the globe airport projects are generating serious conflicts and social and environmental impacts: land acquisition, displacement of …

Post-doctoral call to join EJ Team at ICTA-UAB

Open CallBEATRIU DE PINOS POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP at ICTA-UABICTA-UAB would like to invite post-doctoral researchers to apply to the Beatriu de Pin√≥s programme (BP 2020) of the¬†Catalan Agency for Management of …

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

By¬†Eleonora Fanari.¬†Biodiversity around the world is decreasing at an alarming rate. We are currently facing a ‚Äėsixth mass extinction‚Äô and governments and international bodies are planning to take action. The …

Joan Martinez-Alier wins Balzan Prize

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, …

Environmental conflicts and defenders: a global view

By Arnim Scheidel,¬†Daniela Del Bene,¬†Juan Liu, Grettel Navas, Sara Mingorr√≠a,¬† Federico Demaria, Sof√≠a Avila,¬†Brototi Roy, Irmak Ert√∂r, Leah Temper,¬†Joan Martinez-Alier.A new article by the EnvJustice team at ICTA-UAB, based on …

Your internship with ICTA on the Atlas of Environmental Justice

We offer opportunities for online #internships with our large research project on #EnvironmentalJustice. Interns contribute to an inventory of environmental conflicts called the Atlas of Environmental Justice or #EJAtlas, focusing …

Conflict and Harm at Pan American Silver’s Projects in Latin America

A new map illustrates conflicts and harms associated with eight mining projects, from Mexico to Argentina, owned by Pan American Silver.¬†https://ejatlas.org/featured/envconflictspasIn contrast to its discourse over sustainable and responsible mining, …

How waste pickers in the global South are being sidelined by new policies

By Nina Clausager, Max Stoisser, Federico Demaria and Marcos Todt.¬† The world is producing¬†more and more waste, with serious health and environmental consequences. In urban areas, domestic waste is accumulating …

New: thematic map on environmental racism against Roma communities

ENVJUSTICE ‚Äď EJAtlas team at ICTA – UAB in collaboration with the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Human Rights activists developed a thematic map on environmental racism against Roma communities …

NEW: 3 PhD Scholarships in political ecology at ICTA UAB in Barcelona

 The Autonomous University of¬†Barcelona has just published a call for three PhD openings in political ecology:1) Why has sustainable development failed to ensure a good life for all within planetary …


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