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Environmental justice in the EU and beyond

Save the date for an environmental justice conference & debate in Brussels where EJOLT will launch the Atlas of Environmental Justice, on 19 March. CLICK HERE to make your registration As global …

The shipping industry: regulating the freeloaders

By Nick Meynen The unequal ecological exchange and environmental injustice in this hard to regulate global industry are so big and persistent that the industry keeps producing one damning fact after …

The sinking shipping industry: dream or nightmare?

By Nick Meynen. Warren Buffet is bearish on the shipping industry. The Economist blames all sorts of green regulations for their troubled waters. But while the industry presents itself as green and …

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, …

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 …

Follow-up on EJOLT REPORT 1 – shipbreaking

While 4 ejolt reports are in the pipeline for publication in the coming two months, our work does not end with the publication of a report. We gave 15 copies …

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 …

Industrial waste conflicts around the world

EJOLT Report 1: Industrial waste conflicts around the world. Case studies from India and Bulgaria: shipbreaking and incineration. How struggles for environmental justice contribute to the environmental sustainability of the economy EJOLT Report 1 (Low …