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The ban on iron mining in Goa

On 5th October 2012, iron mining was banned by the Supreme Court of India in the little state of Goa. The former Portuguese colony is divided into a prosperous coastal …

Vedanta’s Assault on the Mountain of Law

Felix Padel, an expert on mining conflicts in Odisha (India), has written a second blog for EJOLT – this time detailing the miscalculations of J.P Morgan in India.   When Sterlite Industries set …

Death of a Waterfall? Posco’s designs on Khandadhara

Felix Padel, an expert on mining conflicts in Odisha (India), has written a blog for EJOLT giving more details on the struggles of indigenous communities in East-India against the plans of …

POSCO’s mine and steelplant in breach of OECD guidelines – CSOs file complaint

Source: OECD Watch The complaint filed by Lok Shakti Abhiyan and supporting coalitions in S. Korea, Netherlands, and Norway concerns POSCOs failure to seek to prevent human rights abuses and carry …

Policy recommendations on shipbreaking – now in use in Basel

Our second 2-page briefing paper with policy recommendations – this time on shipbreaking – has just been published in our resource library. As we speak, it is being used in …

Shipbreaking: European waste disposal causing conflicts. Case study from India shows shipbreaking is toxic waste disposal

Shipbreaking in Alang-Sosiya (India), the world’s largest shipbreaking yard, causes waste disposal conflicts. The European Commission’s proposal for a ship recycling regulation launched in March 2012 serves to illustrate that the EU wants to avoid such conflicts. However, …

Narmada valley (INDIA): After two weeks standing in the water the government reduces water level

By Nick Meynen Hundreds of villagers from 60 affected villages in central India standing for weeks in the rising waters of a reservoir – to protest their displacement – had some …

EJOLT is making a difference: positive ruling by Supreme Court of India on shipbreaking

Good news from India: the Supreme Court is putting the movement of the US owned hazardous end-of-life vessel named ‘Oriental Nicety’ under its watch. This follows a demand made by …

FIRST EJOLT REPORT: Industrial waste conflicts around the world. Case studies from India and Bulgaria: shipbreaking and incineration.

EJOLT is proud to announce the first in a series of in-depth reports made through a year-long collaboration between activists and scientists from around the world. In this report, we …

Industrial waste conflicts around the world. Case studies from India and Bulgaria: shipbreaking and incineration.

EJOLT  – a project on environmental justice with 23 universities and activist groups from 20 countries – is proud to announce the first in a series of in-depth reports made …

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