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Map of Airport-Related Injustice and Resistance

This online interactive map brings together case studies documenting a diversity of injustice related to airport projects across the world. It was developed in collaboration between the Environmental Justice Atlas and Stay Grounded.

Losing ground: How are India’s conservation efforts putting the local communities in peril?

A thematic map on conservation conflicts in protected areas in India reveals how the strict wildlife policies have undermined the rights of indigenous & local communities. It has been developed by the EJAtlas team in collaboration with Kalpavriksh, India.
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Iron Ore mining in Baffin island, Nunavut territory, Canada

In Baffin island, the Inuit council agree to iron ore extraction (about 6 million tons per year) against the recommendations of the Nunavut Impact Review Board. Meanwhile, building of a railway is in dispute.

Phosphorite mining, Estonia

Phosphorite, the natural resource that helped topple Soviet power in 1987-88 when Estonians (including university students) took to the streets to protest its planned mining.

Coal power plant in Narra, Palawan, the Philippines

After three relocation attempts due to community and environmentalists' opposition, a 15 MW coal plant would be built by DMCI Power, in agreement with Palawan Electric Cooperative

Oil drilling project Ombrina Mare, Abruzzo, Italy

Peoples' mobilization stopped oil drilling concessions in the Adriatic sea and push for the creation of ecotourism based activities and a national park. Meanwhile, UK based oil company Rockhopper launches arbitration claim against Italy

Kylylahti Mine, Polvijärvi, Finland

Located in Northern Karelia, the mine obtained local support and was mainly seen as something positive despite its social and environmental impacts. Now, after the mine closed down, the mining company still has to restore the area.

Sakatti Mine, Lapland, Finland

In the Arctic, resource extraction has been increasing since 2005. In the municipality Sodankylä, the mining company Anglo America has underway one of the most controversial mining projects of the region

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