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Is there a global environmental justice movement?

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By Joan Martinez-Alier, Leah Temper, Daniela Del Bene,¬†Arnim Scheidel Abstract: One of the causes of the increasing number of ecological distribution conflicts around the world is the changing metabolism of the …

South Africa mining takes a violent turn

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By Joan Martinez-Alier. The Xolobeni saga, which dates back at least ten years, involves the proposed open-cast mining of titanium ores from a 22km stretch of ochre-coloured sand dunes south of …

Goldman Environmental Prize awards environmental justice heroes

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By Nick Meynen. EJOLT collaborators Marc Ona, Silas Siakor and Pablo Fajardo have one thing in common: they once won the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize. This award helps grassroots environmental …

Budapest hosts key degrowth events in 2016

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Between 30 August and 3 September 2016, Budapest will host two parallel, yet complementary events. The 5th¬†International Degrowth Conference will foster discussion between scholars, researchers, civil society and practitioners about …

ICTA-UAB researcher Joan Martinez Alier receives ERC Advanced Grant to analyze Global Environmental Justice Movement

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The project will expand the Environmental Justice Atlas (EJAtlas), a worldwide inventory of ecological distribution conflicts. The initiative will analyze the alliance between the Global Environmental Justice Movement and the …