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Conflict and conservation: On the role of protected areas for environmental justice

Research based on the Environmental Justice Atlas – www.ejatlas.org Available at Global Environmental Change journal – ScienceDirect Authors: Antonio¬†Bontempi,¬†Pietro¬†Venturi,¬†Daniela¬†Del Bene,¬†Arnim¬†Scheidel,¬†Quim¬†Zaldo-Aubanell,¬†Roser Maneja¬†Zaragoza Abstract When are protected areas drivers of environmental injustices and conflict, and …

Discrediting carbon credits

Big Oil going carbon neutral? Here is how carbon offsets impact local and indigenous communities. Authors: Nathaniel Rugh and Marcel Llavero-Pasquina  Full article published at: https://theecologist.org/2023/aug/18/discrediting-carbon-credits Fossil fuel companies are increasingly using carbon …

The EJAtlas and the Making of the World Movement for Environmental Justice. A ‚ÄúSociology of Absences‚ÄĚ?

Author: Joan Mart√≠nez-Alier Published at the University of Toronto Press, at the The Tocqueville Review. Find it here: https://doi.org/10.3138/ttr.44.1.25 Abstract The EJAtlas is an archive of environmental conflicts. It is a collective endeavor. …

New research: Global impacts of extractive and industrial development projects on Indigenous Peoples’ lifeways, lands, and rights

Authors: Arnim Scheidel, √Ālvaro Fern√°ndez-Llamazares, Anju Helen Bara, Daniela Del Bene, Dominique M David-Chavez, Eleonora Fanari, Ibrahim Garba, Ksenija Hanańćek, Juan Liu, Joan Mart√≠nez-Alier, Grettel Navas, Victoria Reyes-Garc√≠a, Brototi Roy, Leah Temper, May Aye Thiri, Dalena Tran, Mariana Walter, Kyle Powys Whyte. 7 Jun 2023 Available at Science Advance: …

A global analysis of violence against women defenders in environmental conflicts

Article by: Dalena Tran¬†&¬†Ksenija Hanańćek Published on Nature Sustainability on 05 of June 2023: https://rdcu.be/deOJo Abstract Women environmental defenders face retaliation for mobilizing against extractive and polluting projects, which perpetrate violence against Indigenous, …

The 2023 Holberg Lecture, by Joan Martinez-Alier: ‘Land, Water, Air and Freedom’

2023 Laureate Joan Martinez-Alier ‘s Holberg Lecture, ‘Land, Water, Air and Freedom’, is published in full in the Holberg Prize’s website and Youtube with a full description. Find it also …

Not victims, but fighters: A global overview on women’s leadership in anti-mining struggles

Authors:¬†Francisco Venes¬†(University of Coimbra),¬†Stefania Barca¬†(University of Santiago de Compostela),¬†Grettel Navas¬†(University of Chile). Available now in the Journal of Political Ecology. Abstract While it is known that women have a strong presence in struggles …

Beyond women and men: How extractive projects perpetuate gendered violence against environmental defenders in Southeast Asia

By Dalena Tran Universitat Aut√≤noma de Barcelona, Institut de Ci√®ncia i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA-UAB), Barcelona, Spain https://doi.org/10.1080/03066150.2023.2174853 ABSTRACT Discussion of gendered violence during environmental conflicts often centers on women‚Äôs issues without situating them …

New: “Gendered violence martyring Filipina environmental defenders”

New research by DalenaTran, from Universitat Aut√≤noma de Barcelona, Institut de Ci√®ncia i Tecnologia Ambientals (ICTA-UAB), Spain. Read it now in the journal of The Extractive Industries and Society at Science …

Coastal sand mining of heavy mineral sands: Contestations, resistance, and ecological distribution conflicts at HMS extraction frontiers across the world

By Arpita Bisht and¬†Joan Martinez-Alier First published: 27 December 2022 https://doi.org/10.1111/jiec.13358 Abstract Coastal sand mining for metals involves extraction of heavy mineral sands (HMS), which are sedimentary deposits of dense minerals that accumulate in …


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