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Call for papers: Special issue on Degrowth and Environmental justice

Proposal submission deadline: 10th July 2017  Guest editors: Bengi Akbulut (1), Federico Demaria (2), Julien-François Gerber (3), Joan Martínez-Alier (2)1 Concordia University, Montreal, Canada2 Institute of Environmental Science and Technology, …

Poland’s primeval forest is under serious attack

By Nick Meynen. Polish activists have this week chained themselves up to machines used to cut a 9000-year-old forest in a bid to stop the destruction of trees for what …

Is sand the new oil? The global battle for sand is getting ugly

[LONGREAD]By Nick Meynen. Dubai is a fairytale world. Back in 1995 a jeep brought me to a region where you do not want to run out of fuel: Rub’ al …

Violence and visibility in oil palm and sugarcane conflicts: the case of Polochic Valley, Guatemala

By Sara Mingorría. Environmental Science and Technology Institute of the Autonomous University of Barcelona (ICTA- UAB) Abstract. Over the last two decades, the expansion of oil palm and sugarcane plantations in …

Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Anthropocene

By Grettel Navas. ​On 24 and 25 April 2017, the School of Global Environmental Sustainability (Colorado State University) held a most fruitful “Environmental Justice and Sustainability in the Anthropocene” conference. It …

Niyamgiri hills defender awarded with Goldman Environmental Prize

By Nick Meynen. Two men coming all the way from the Indian jungle admired the most sacred site of London: St. Paul’s Cathedral. They checked the rock quality, deemed it perfect …


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