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Champions of De-Growth Offer Alternatives to Destructive ‘Extractivism’

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EJOLTs’ coordinator – Joan Martinez Alier – was a keynote speaker in the recently held third international degrowth conference, in Venice. He spoke about the links between degrowth and environmental …

The Toxic Truth about Trafigura and the total lack of environmental justice

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By Nick Meynen. The story of Trafigura in Abidjan is well on its way to the darker side of the history books, somewhere alongside Union Carbide in Bhopal, Shell in Nigeria …

Policy recommendations on shipbreaking – now in use in Basel

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Our second 2-page briefing paper with policy recommendations – this time on shipbreaking – has just been published in our resource library. As we speak, it is being used in …

Unilever and how to greenwash tropical devastations

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By Peter Gerhardt. Baby food scandals in Africa, tropical forest destruction for candy bars: There are companies like Nestle that attract scandals like light the flies. On the other hand …

Talisman Energy Withdraws from Peruvian Amazon – Achuar people celebrate a major victory for indigenous rights

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We like to share with you a press release from Amazon Watch with yet again some good news for environmental justice. To understand this latest good news arising from the …

Victory in Lawsuit Appealon Rawa Tripa : A Jurisprudence for Environmental Law Enforcement in Indonesia

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We received some good news from Indonesia, in relation to the industrial tree plantations report and briefing we recently published. The press release below raises hope for environmental justice brought …

Policy recommendations on industrial tree plantations

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As a spin-off from an EJOLT report, we published a 2 page briefing paper on industrial tree plantations that sums up the core problem of the issue, some key policy …

Narmada valley (INDIA): After two weeks standing in the water the government reduces water level

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By Nick Meynen Hundreds of villagers from 60 affected villages in central India standing for weeks in the rising waters of a reservoir – to protest their displacement – had some …

VACANCY: Research Student for EJOLT project

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EJOLT is currently hiring a research student for a one year contract, extendable to 2 years to provide support for the Mapping of Ecological Conflicts. The student will have to …

The Economic and Environmental Costs of Sable Chemicals

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By Farai Maguwu With the biggest consumer of electricity in Zimbabwe entering the carbon market – a fertilizer manufacturing plant – questions are raised about the implications for the climate, for …

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