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Pushed to the wasteland: Environmental racism against Roma communities in Central and South-Eastern Europe

The ENVJUSTICE – EJAtlas team at ICTA - UAB in collaboration with European Environmental Bureau (EEB) and Human Rights activists releases a thematic map on environmental racism against Roma communities in Central and South-Eastern Europe.

¡Esto no Vale! Isso não Vale! Vale S.A. global operations lead to socio-environmental conflicts

On the occasion of the International Action for Rivers 2019, the ENVJUSTICE - EJAtlas team releases a global thematic map on socio-environmental conflicts in the world related to Vale S.A. mining and infrastructure projects
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Peel Watershed Regional Land Use Planning Conflict, Canada

After the Supreme Court ruled in favour of First Nations in the Peel Watershed Region, the Land Use Planning Commission, Yukon government and First Nations groups are heading back to the drawing board to ensure environmental protection!

Vindelälven hydel project, Sweden

Successful movement against a dam. The site has become a protected area, also a Ramsar area.

Protest against heavy pollution from Russian nickel plant in Kirkenes, Norway

Civil society groups protest for three decades against the smelter in Nikel, only a few kilometres from Russia's border to Norway.

Wastepickers fight against incinerator in the city of Mauá, São Paulo, Brazil

Wastepickers in Mauá mobilize against the installation of an incinerator that would daily burn 3,000 tons of waste from nine cities, endangering the environment, the population and the livelihoods of families living from recycling.

Rönnbäcken Nickel Mine, Västerbotten, Sweden

In November 2013, the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination called on the Swedish government to stop activities at the proposed nickel mine. The Sámi herd their reindeer in the area.

Northstar oil field, Alaska, USA

Greenpeace and Inupiat groups tried to stop exploitation of oil in Beaufort Sea through a court case, but this failed in 2001.

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