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Social justice

We have 11 items tagged with ‘Social justice’.
  • Woman squatting in a garden, looking to the ground. She's surrounded by vegetables.

    Decoloniality and the new ethics of climate and nature

    "How many planets do we need if everyone on earth were to live just like you?"

    23 November 2021 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • People walking through a forest

    Putting social and environmental justice at the core of conservation, climate and development

    This series of blogs, curated by IIED’s Natural Resources research group and the Green Economy Coalition, will examine dominant approaches to resolving the nature and climate crises

    24 October 2021 | Feature | Biodiversity
  • One women holds a tree while another digs into the soil with a shovel, surrounded by green trees and foliage

    New thought-provoking blog series scrutinises dominant approaches to resolving the nature and climate crises

    IIED and the Green Economy Coalition launch a new thought-provoking series of blogs to scrutinise the dominant approaches to solving the nature, climate, and inequality crises

    21 October 2021 | News | Biodiversity
  • View of a building on a street corner, with people crossing the road in the foreground

    Coming through the pandemic the right way up

    COVID-19 risks exacerbating inequality and ecological destruction, but it may also bring lessons of environmental and social justice that shift values, strengthen solidarity and encourage people to mobilise for change

    1 May 2020 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Protesting people march holding a banner

    Q&A: Successful social mobilisation for land rights in Nepal

    Jagat Basnet, a seasoned land rights campaigner, continues our blog and interview series exploring how social movements can support climate justice and interact with sustainable development organisations.

    28 February 2020 | Article | Climate change
  • People Oppose Taiwan Plastics Factory

    Social movements for climate justice

    Social movements calling for climate action and climate justice have reached exciting new levels of visibility in recent years. This blog series considers the vital role they can play in prompting climate action and climate justice

    6 February 2020 | Feature | Climate change
  • Recovering wildlife populations in Namibia are largely attributed to policies that give local people rights to benefit from wildlife on their land (Photo: Ronald Woan, Creative Commons via Flickr)

    There’s justice in the battle for biodiversity 

    Increasingly recognised as the irreplaceable basis of our natural world, biodiversity is also fundamental to human wellbeing and sustainable development. James Mayers looks at why effective conservation action is inextricably linked with development and social justice

    28 June 2018 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • A family guards their crops from wild animals on the boundary of Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (Photo: Mariel Harrison)

    Conservation works better with social justice

    Poverty threatens wildlife conservation despite widespread efforts to integrate conservation and development so that local communities benefit. So what's going wrong? Our research suggests it's social justice that's missing.

    20 August 2014 | Blog | Biodiversity
  • Schemes such as this provision of a solar panel, provided by Grameen Shaktri, to rural Bangladesh homes are tackling the drivers of poverty and inequality while also greening the economy (Photo: Marufish)

    Ten ways to secure social justice in the green economy

    IIED and CAFOD have published guidelines that policymakers can follow to improve the social outcomes of green economy strategies

    25 April 2014 | News | Green economy
  • Justice in the forests: Malawi

    This short film, entitled 'Burning issues', looks at charcoal production in Malawi and presents the case for community managed forests

    7 April 2011 | Article | Forests
  • Green Shoots and REDD herrings

    Forests continue to be trashed in many places. One recent estimate, admittedly ‘on the back-of-an- envelope’, indicates a global natural capital loss of US$2.5 trillion a year, of which forests represent a substantial part. We have all recently become used to hearing about trillions of dollars being wiped off the world’s ‘virtual economy’, but this natural capital is real, and its loss is permanent.

    15 October 2009 | Article | Forests
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