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Chevron’s atrocities mapped

By Nick Meynen. Saturday 21 May is the 3rd international day of action against Chevron. At this occasion, a new map with 30 conflicts between Chevron and different communities all over …

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

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 …

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Global patterns of metal extractivism, 1950–2010: Providing the bones for the industrial society’s skeleton

By Anke Schaffartzik, Andreas Mayer, Nina Eisenmenger and Fridolin Krausmann. Mining operations have high social and environmental impact potential, and the increasing extraction and use of metals is likely to fuel …

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Mapping hydro schizophrenia and people’s resistance in the Indian Himalaya

By Daniela Del Bene. Do you remember the dramatic floods in the Western Indian Himalayas back in 2012? We blogged about the Uttarakhand disaster and about the thousands of victims, while …

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

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 …

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

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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EJOLT conference on environmental justice: the report

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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EJOLT course in Brussels

On 2 March 2015, EJOLT organized an environmental justice course for 30 people in Brussels. This post links to all materials from that course. Students can access all materials and …

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The global biomass robbery

Palm oil is a booming business. While also used for cooking and in processed foods, over half of all palm oil produced now goes into soaps, cosmetics, biodiesel and other …

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Global Atlas of Environmental Justice re-launches website tracking ecological conflicts globally

PRESS RELEASE. Brussels, Tuesday 3 March. New platform integrates geo-spatial data to present conflicts in context and expands its coverage The EJOLT project launches today a new phase of the Global Atlas …

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