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

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

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

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 …

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

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

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

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., …

Mapping ecological distribution conflicts: The EJAtlas

By Joan Martinez-Alier Abstract This article describes the origins of the terms “environmental justice” and “environmentalism of the poor and the indigenous” since the 1980s. In 2012 the collection of “ecological distribution …

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

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

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

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 …


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