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Economic systems and environmental justice

By Martin Söderberg. Achieving Environmental Justice: a cross-national analysis (Policy Press, Bristol, 2014) is a new book by Karen Bell about the transition to a sustainable society. It contains case studies …

Fighting Environmental Crime

By Nick Meynen. Over 60 experts working in the field of fighting environmental crimes gathered in Brussels on 3 November for a dialogue with policymakers, police and prosecutors from Europe and …

Walls and the Tiger

By Sushma Kallam and Nick Meynen When a traditional rural community in Southeast India is shattered by so-called “development”, pushing farmers to suicide, all hope seems lost. But determined to save …

End Ecocide on Earth

By Nick Meynen. Around 100 scientists, lawmakers, jurists and activists gathered in Brussels on 13 October 2014 for an End Ecocide on Earth conference. Eco-cide derives from the Greek “oikos” …

The Ecuador vs Chevron lawsuit goes to a climax in Canada

UPDATE on 17 October 2014: The CBA drops plans to intervene at the Supreme court! POSTED on 9 October 2014: EJOLT has learned that the Canadian Bar Association plans to …

Economic tools for evaluating liabilities in environmental justice struggles. The EJOLT experience

Ejolt report 16: Economic  tools for evaluating liabilities in environmental justice struggles. The EJOLT experience The report can be downloaded here. Abstract Collaboration to deploy economic evaluation tools is a recent form of interaction between …

Ecosystem services as if humans mattered

Power, labour and environmental justice conflicts in the ecosystem service provision. By Joachim Spangenberg. The concept of ecosystem services (ESS) has become almost mainstream in academic and political statements (although …

Analyzing environmental conflicts in Colombia

An analysis of 72 cases of environmental conflict in Colombia in the EJOLT database has been published by Prof. Mario A. Pérez Rincón of CINARA and Universidad del Valle, Cali. …

Arrest of an environmental justice pioneer in Montenegro

By Nick Meynen. On Monday 18 August, at 9:30AM, Montenegro police arrested Naim Prelvukaj, coordinator of the Council for the Prevention of landfill in the village Martinaj. Despite using only peaceful …

Environmental (in)justice and the role of European companies

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform, a global coalition of environmental, human rights and labour rights organisations dedicated to safe, clean and just ship recycling, organised a debate on “Environmental (in)justice and …

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