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Rosewood trafficing in Madagascar and the criminalization of an activist

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 …

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Cutting the illegal cutters. Deforestation in Romania

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. …

Madagascar fisheries ravaged by foreign plunder

  by Wonder Chinhur. Source: (AP/Binsar Bakkara) Ten years ago he and his two brothers would harvest 60 kilograms of sardines every week, earning US$370 during good times. …

Let them eat carbon! The corporate plan to cook Africa in its own fossil fuels

  By Nnimmo Bassey & Sheila Berry Source: The Ecologist If you have ever wondered about what is blocking action against climate change, consider this. …

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The Hague Rules Against Chevron in Ecuador Case

Source: ChevronToxico The international court ruled in favor of Ecuador in its case against the U.S. oil giant for causing one of the world’s greatest environmental disasters. The International Court of Justice …

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Summer School on Degrowth and Environmental Justice

ICTA UAB has the pleasure of inviting you to the second edition of the summer school on degrowth offered by ICTA and Research & Degrowth, this year with environmental justice as …

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Environmental Justice documentary: “We are here to stay”

We are here to stay! is a new LaMCA-EJOLT documentary where scholars, activists and people suffering environmental injustices provide their views and testimonies on environmental justice. LaMCA is the environmental …

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Food Banks: Canned Justice or Fuel For activism

By Aaron Vansintjan. Philippe* is the truck driver of a food bank in Montréal, Canada. Twice a week he drives to the headquarters of Moisson Montréal, the largest food bank …

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Obituary for Prof. Rajni Kothari

Prof. Rajni Kothari’s life and work will continue to guide and inspire People’s Movements. This is a tribute from The National Alliance of People’s Movements. “People’s movements are based on deep …

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Soma, Ermenek, Yirca: Can Anti-Coal Activists Defend Coal Miners and Olive Farmers?

By Ethemcan Turhan. The coal-mining town of Soma in the western Aegean region of Turkey hardly made headlines until last May. A mining disaster that took the lives of 301 …

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