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Joan Martínez Alier keynote lecture on the 2022 Balzan Prizewinners Announcement

On the occasion of the 2022 Balzan Prizewinners Announcement, Joan Martínez Alier, 2020 Balzan Prize winner for “Environmental Challenges: Responses from the Social Sciences and the Humanities”, gave a keynote …

Struggles for just conservation: an analysis of India’s biodiversity conservation conflicts

Author: Eleonora Fanari New publication Struggles for just conservation: an analysis of India’s biodiversity conservation conflicts by EnvJustice team member, Eleonora Fanari. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2458/jpe.5214 Abstract The protection of the Earth’s remaining biodiversity continues to be …

Reply to Orihuela et al’s “Extractivism of the poor”

By J. Martinez-Alier, R. Neyra & M.A. Pérez Rincón Available now at The Extractive Industries and Society Journal https://doi.org/10.1016/j.exis.2022.101065 Abstract According to the EJAtlas, of 97 environmental conflicts in Peru, 20 are deemed as …

A century of Italian dams: did they serve environmental justice?

New research unpacks the sustainability disclosures of the Italian construction company WeBuild (formerly Salini Impregilo) Picture | The Gibe III dam, Ethiopia. Credits:  © Fausto Podavini, ‘Omo Change’ project ‘We build value’. …

New article: ‘We are the oceans, we are the people!’: fisher people’s struggles for blue justice

By Irmak Ertör Available at the Journal of Peasant Studies In the EJAtlas, as a whole, by November 2021 there are 134 cases of conflicts around the world on Fish and/or Shrimp …

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., …