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The marketing behind poisoning people

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by Diana Aguiar (FASE), Alessandra Cardoso (INESC), and Marcela Vecchione (NAEA/UFPA). In the airport of Belém in the Amazonian state of Pará, Brazil, an advertisement of the French company Imerys states, …

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Why Climate Justice activists are preparing to hack the Paris climate summit

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A new report by the global EJOLT project includes essays from climate justice activists and academics on how they aim to hack, resist and confront inaction and false solutions at …


Italian climate policy: doubling fossil fuel extraction

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By Camila Rolando Mazzuca.Today’s world energy production mainly derives from non-renewable sources and represents up to 47% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions for the 2000s decade. These emissions reinforce …

Mining, large infrastructure, turism and forced settlement of nomads lead to social distress and self immolations

Chinese growth fueled by environmental destruction in Tibet

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By Daniela Del Bene (ICTA, UAB).“The number of Tibetans setting themselves ablaze is increasing at an alarming rate. […] In addition to several political, social, religious and economic factors, the …


Laudato si and the Ecological Debt

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By Joan Martinez Alier. The long awaited ecological encyclical, recently released by Pope Francis, gives a welcome boost to many issues that EJOLT has been working on. Yes, the Pope …


Alarming situation around a landfill in Montenegro

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By Jeta Beqiraj. After two years of clashes of residents from the municipality of Plav (Montenegro) against the waste collection in an open landfill on the historic Jerina Hill site, things …

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Feature Map on the Permanent Peoples Tribunal Hearing on Corporate Human Rights Violations and Peoples Access to Justice

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On the anniversary of the UNHRC resolution, as states prepare for the first meeting of the intergovernmental working group for the elaboration of a UN Treaty on transnational corporations and …

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Rosewood trafficing in Madagascar and the criminalization of an activist

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Six months in prison. That’s the sentence received by environmental activist Armand Marozafy for defamation against two local tour operators accused of rosewood trafficking. Armand is assistant coordinator of Lampogno …


Cutting the illegal cutters. Deforestation in Romania

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Around 78% of the remaining pristine forests existing in Europe are in Romania, home to more large mammals than all other European states combined, excluding Russia. This might change fast. …


EJOLT conference on environmental justice: the report

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After 4 years of work by around 100 people in over 30 countries, the EJOLT conference on environmental justice showed what the international project on Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and …

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