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Team

Arielle Landau

Arielle Landau is a BOLD Women’s Leadership Fellow at the Environmental Justice Atlas from September 2021 to September 2022. She has a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree from Middlebury College, …

Arnim Scheidel

Arnim is a Ramón y Cajal senior research fellow at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB), Spain, and Adjunct Professor at the College of …

Bowen Gu

Bowen Gu is a PhD student at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). Her research looks into coal related environmental justice movements in China and broader regions …

Brototi Roy

Brototi Roy is a political ecologist and ecological economist working on environmental and climate justice with a focus on coal in the global south. She currently holds a Margarita Salas …

Dalena Tran

Dalena Tran is a PhD candidate at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology in the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB), where she researches violence against women environmental defenders during ecological …

Daniela Del Bene

Daniela is a post-doctoral fellow at ICTA – UAB where she is a member of the ERC ENVJUSTICE project. She is the coordinator and co-editor of the Global Atlas of …

Eleonora Fanari

Eleonora Fanari is a researcher at ICTA-UAB. Her main interest is on land and forest rights, the governance of biodiversity, and the political ecology of conservation, with a particular focus …

Federico Demaria

Federico Demaria is an interdisciplinary socio-environmental scientist working on political ecology and ecological economics at the Environmental Science and Technology Institute of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). Currently, he is the …

Giorgos Kallis

Giorgos Kallis is an environmental scientist working on ecological economics and political ecology. He is ICREA Research Professor at ICTA UAB. Before coming to Barcelona, he was a Marie Curie …

Grettel Navas

Grettel is a political ecologist working on toxic pollution, public health and environmental justice. She is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology at the Universitat …

Irmak Ertör

Irmak Ertör is a post-doc researcher in the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). She holds a BS in Economics and an MA in Modern …

Joan Martinez-Alier

Joan Martinez-Alier is a senior researcher in the Environmental Science and Technology Institute of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). He is also professor emeritus at FLACSO, Quito. He has edited …

Juan Liu

Juan Liu holds a PhD in Development Studies. She is associate professor of political ecology and agrarian studies at the College of Humanities and Development Studies, China Agricultural University (COHD-CAU) …

Ksenija Hanaček

Ksenija Hanaček obtained PhD in 2019 from Institute of Environmental Science and Technology Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA, UAB), Spain. She holds Master’s degree in interdisciplinary study in environmental, economic …

Louis Lemkow

Louis Lemkow holds a BA in Sociology (University of Essex, UK) and Geography (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona), a MSc in Environmental Resources (University of Salford, UK) and a PhD in …

Lucas Barrero García

Lucas Barrero is a PhD student at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). His research looks into the study of the concept of “sacrifice …

Marcel Llavero Pasquina

Marcel Llavero Pasquina is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at ICTA-UAB who joined the EJAtlas team in February 2022. He holds a PhD in molecular biology from the University of Cambridge …

Mariana Walter

Mariana Walter is a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). She is an environmental scientist working on ecological economics and political ecology. She is …

Naw Thiri, May Aye

Naw Thiri, May Aye is a Ph.D. fellow in Environmental Science and Technology with a focus on Ecological Economics at ICTA. Her current research explores ecological distribution conflicts with a …

Nick Meynen

Nick Meynen holds master and other degrees in physical geography, conflict & development and research journalism. He works 4 days a week as policy officer on environmental and economic justice …

Nina Limacher

Nina is assisting Joan Martinez-Alier is his work. She has a background in political sciences and holds a master’s degree in International Relations and Contemporary Eastern Asia (Sciences Po Lyon …

Sara Mingorría

Sara Mingorría is a Post-Doc researcher in the Environmental Science and Technology Institute of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). She Holds a BSc in Environmental Science from the UAM …

Sofía Ávila

Sofía Ávila is a PhD student in the Environmental Science and Technology Institute of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA-UAB). She is working on the social and biophysical dimensions of renewable …

Teresa Sanz

Teresa Sanz is a scholar and artist. She is a Ph.D. candidate at ICTA-UAB, collaborator of the Global Atlas of Environmental Justice and CLAMOR project – environmental activism, art and …

Yannick Deniau

Yannick Deniau holds a Master degree  in geography in the university of Grenoble (France). Specialized in GIS, social cartography and countermapping especially with local organisations in México. His main research interests are about mining and energy …


Advisory Board

  • Ashish Kothari, Kalpavriksh, India
  • Ivonne Yanez, Acción Ecológica, Ecuador
  • Tatiana Roa, CENSAT, Colombia
  • Godwin Ojo, ERA, Nigeria
  • Henk Hobbelink, GRAIN, Barcelona
  • Patrick Bond, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Arturo Escobar, University of North Carolina, USA
  • Anna Lora-Wainright, University of Oxford, UK
  • Leah Temper, ICTA-UAB, Spain
  • Paul Mohai, University of Michigan, USA
  • Rutgerd Boelens, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • Begum Özkaynak, Bogaziçi University, Turkey

Ethics Advisor

  • Prof. Catherine Larrère, Université de Paris I-Panthéon-Sorbonne, France