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Italian mothers battle the mafia and toxic waste
feb01

Italian mothers battle the mafia and toxic waste

We publish here a comment from [ENTITLE project->http://cdca.it/spip.php?article2176&lang=en] fellow, Salvatore De Rosa, on waste crisis and social mobilisation in the Campania region in Italy. The issue of Campania is reaching (again, after the urban waste crisis of 2008) the international news. The two articles below report on the strategy of a group of mothers who lost their children because of premature diseases, that with...

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Environmental Justice Documentary: We are going to remain here!
feb01

Environmental Justice Documentary: We are going to remain here!

‘We are going to remain here!’ is a 29-min documentary in which scholars, activists and people impacted by environmental injustices provide their views and testimonies to answer the question: ‘What is environmental justice?’ The Documentary has been produced by LaMCA, the Multimedia lab of Environmental Conflicts at ICTA-UAB and is promoted by the EJOLT project network. Watch the documentary and support its...

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Water is worth more than gold: Environmental Justice victory over the Corcoesto gold mining project (Spain)
nov16

Water is worth more than gold: Environmental Justice victory over the Corcoesto gold mining project (Spain)

Last October, 15th, the controversial Corcoesto gold mining project in Galicia, Spain, was cancelled. A successful environmental struggle! Last October, 15th, the controversial Corcoesto gold mining project in Cabana de Bergantiños (Galicia – Spain) was cancelled. This mining project had become the focus of a heated debate in Galicia over the last 15 months, mobilising thousands of people against it. Here we offer a summary of this...

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EJOLT Annual Meeting 2013 in Rome!
nov08

EJOLT Annual Meeting 2013 in Rome!

EJOLT unites leading legal experts and Environmental Justice activists in Rome Marking an important mid-term milestone, the EJOLT project has chosen Italy, an emblematic country for its environmental conflicts known worldwide, as the next location of the annual meeting. EJOLT partner CDCA—Documentation Centre on Environmental Conflicts—based in Rome, organized a series of activities from the 9th to the 15th of November that will...

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The “Raging River” unites struggles against waste disposal and Biocide in Campania
nov08

The “Raging River” unites struggles against waste disposal and Biocide in Campania

On the 16th of November, thousands of people are expected to join together in the Southern city of Naples against biocide On the 16th of November, thousands of people are expected to join together in the Southern city of Naples, Italy, during one of the biggest demonstrations organized by the grassroots network that emerged in Campania throughout years of the so-called “waste crisis”. _ Under the common banners of #Fiumeinpiena...

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Fracking Under Fire, From Canada to Romania
nov07

Fracking Under Fire, From Canada to Romania

Fracking: flamed opposition of citizens for health, environmental and safety concerns In many communities sitting on top of shale gas reserves, initial enthusiasm over domestic drilling is quickly transformed into inflamed opposition from citizens and officials who express health, safety and environmental concerns. Because fracking is a relatively new technology being used for the first time in many localities, it rarely comes without...

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