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Today is Anti-Chevron day: Help stop this corporate super-power from getting away with Ecocide

By Leah Temper. On the international day of action against Chevron we would like to highlight a call for Signatures from the Anti Chevron campaign and a global map of conflicts …

Nigerian civil society puts out strong warning in relation to Petroleum Bill

By JohnBosco Agbakwuru. Here’s a report from civil society action in Nigeria: “CSOs threaten to move against lawmakers’ re-election over PIB”: A coalition of  Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, yesterday, threatened to mobilise …

Oil is getting Malawi in troubled waters

By Lusayo Banda – Citizens for Justice. When oil is found, democracy or environment become burdensome afterthoughts. This rule of thumb looks set to go up for Malawi. The recent shift …

New Political Spaces in Latin American Natural Resource Governance

This book examines how natural resources are governed and struggled over in Latin America. It questions the idea the ‘post-neoliberal’ governance label and illustrates the enduring constraints on democratic and …

Dutch Court Rules Against Shell for damages in Nigeria

The ruling by a Dutch court on January 30, 2013 holding Shell responsible for the pollution of farmlands at Ikot Ada Udo (Nigeria) is a step towards environmental justice. However, …

Climate Justice: new hope for radical action on climate change

By Nick Meynen. In the last two decades, momentum for action on climate change rose before 1997 (Kyoto Protocol), and before 2009 (Copenhagen Agreement) – followed by a sharp drop afterwards. …

Open letter: To really address climate change UNFCCC-COP18 should decide to leave under the soil more than 2/3 of the fossil reserves

By Bill McKibben, Nnimmo Bassey & Pablo Solon. 2012 saw the shocking melt of the Arctic, leading our greatest climatologist to declare a ‘planetary emergency,’ and it saw weather patterns wreck harvests …

NEW: EJOLT movie on ‘Yasuni, good living’

Yasuni, good living is a video documentary made by Arturo Hortas for EJOLT. This film shows through different lenses the origins and development of the idea of “leaving oil in the soil” (850 …

Watch an EJOLT movie on Yasuni, good living

Yasuni, good living is a video documentary made by Arturo Hortas for EJOLT. This film shows through different lenses the origins and development of the idea of “leaving oil in the soil” (850 …

The age of Yasuni: an activist video game

By Accion Ecológica. For several years, Accion Ecológica and Oilwatch have led a campaign to prevent the drilling of crude oil in Yasuní National Park, managing to get this position to …

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