This analytical study examines the key components of the relationship between human rights and the environment, with emphasis on the following themes: the conceptual relationship between human rights and the environment; environmental threats to human rights; mutual reinforcement of environmental and human rights protection; and extraterritorial dimensions of human rights and the environment.
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The EJ Atlas is a teaching, networking and advocacy resource. Strategists, activist organizers, scholars, and teachers will find many uses for the database, as well as citizens wanting to learn more about the often invisible conflicts taking place.
The site is centered on a visual display of thousands of environment-related conflicts around the globe. Each conflict is assigned a symbol marker to identify the primary resource or violation. Users can choose to show conflicts by commodity, region, company, and more. Each marker, when clicked, reveals background information about the conflict.
The Institute for Policy Studies is a progressive think tank dedicated to building a more equitable, ecologically sustainable, and peaceful society. In partnership with dynamic social movements, they turn transformative policy ideas into action.
Una organización feminista que lucha por el ejercicio pleno de la ciudadanía, la autonomía de nuestro cuerpo y una economía justa, con el fin de contribuir al empoderamiento de las mujeres como protagonistas de transformaciones sociales.
The Center for Justice and Accountability uses the fullest extent of the law – often in savvy and innovative ways – to bring human rights abusers to justice. CJA uses a unique combination of tools – litigation, transitional justice, and policy – to hold perpetrators accountable.
The Health of Mother Earth Foundation is an environmental/ecological think tank and advocacy organisation. It is rooted in solidarity and in the building and protection of human and collective dignity.
Environment and Human Rights Advisory is a non-profit corporation chartered in the state of Oregon. Its work is to provide information and analysis services nationally (in the US) and internationally to private firms, government agencies and environmental organizations regarding the human rights dimensions of their work.
The Environmental Justice Foundation (EJF) is a UK-based non-profit organization working internationally to protect the environment and defend human rights. EJF’s work aims to be direct and effective, from investigations, field projects and community partnerships to policy briefings and reports, campaign films and international advocacy that reach the highest levels of policy making in government,…
Environmental Justice Organizations, Liabilities and Trade is a global research project bringing science and society together to catalogue and analyze ecological distribution conflicts and confront environmental injustice.