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Call for ISEE 2020 Conference Venue

Call for Future ISEE Conference Organizers ISEE holds its conference biennially. These conferences normally attract 500-900 social and natural scientists. Past conferences met: 2010 – Oldenburg 2012 – Rio de Janeiro 2014 – Iceland 2016 – Washington DC 2018 – Puebla, … Continue reading

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Amazonia and the Setbacks of Brazil’s Political Moment Commentary

ISEE member, Philip Fearnside, provides commentary on 12 October 2018 on Amazonia and the setbacks of Brazil’s political moment. The commentary begins…. Brazil’s presidential election has created virulent polarization in the country with consequences for the Amazon. Right-wing candidate Jair Bolsonaro won … Continue reading

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ReBirth: Trip to Vicente Guerrero

Prior to ISEE2018 Conference in Puebla, Mexico, a visit to Vicente Guerrero peasant community was arranged.  Here is a report from a participant. Rebirth: Trip to Vicente Guerrero by Oliver Braunschweig* Rebirth, I would say, is the theme of the … Continue reading

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World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity

World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity Posted by Stuart Scott, ISEE Strategist, stuart.h.scott@gmail.com I have been collaborating with the group that issued the World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity – Second Notice in December 2017.  The result was the ScientistsWarning.org website which … Continue reading

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September 24 Deadline for COP-24

Posted by Stuart Scott, ISEE Strategist  COP-24 This year the ISEE has been granted provisional* Observer status to the UNFCCC climate negotiations.  I applied for this status, with Anne Aitken’s assistance, and I am now the DCP (Designated Focal Point) … Continue reading

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The Plastic Issue and Economics

Sir David Attenborough posted on his Facebook page about the damage we are inflicting using plastic. At a landfill in Spain, a stork entangled with a plastic bag was freed by the photographer. Sadly, a single bag can kill more … Continue reading

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ICTA-R&D Master in Political Ecology: Pre-registrations now open!

ICTA-R&D Master in Political Ecology: Pre-registrations now open! We are now ready to start the pre-registration process for the master in Political Ecology with specialization in Degrowth and Environmental Justice! While we are waiting for our University administration to deal with the … Continue reading

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Extension of Abstract Submission Deadline for ISEE 2018

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FINAL DEADLINE extended to APRIL 30, 2018 15th Congress of the International Society for Ecological Economics ISEE 2018 10, 11 and 12 September 2018, in the city of Puebla,  Mexico A bi-lingual congress Ecological Economics and Socio-ecological Movements: … Continue reading

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Attack on Brazilian Raoni Valle

Last March 9 night, the Brazilian documentarist, archaeologist and activist of the indigenous cause, Raoni Bernardo Maranhão Valle, was attacked on the porch of his house in Alter do Chão, Pará state. Two men approached carrying 16-gauge shotgun rifles. Luckily … Continue reading

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Without Limits to Love by Clovis Cavalcanti

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Online SDG Academy Course

Peter May shares with you the preview of the online SDG Academy course entitled “From the Ground Up: Protecting and Managing our Terrestrial Ecosystems“ on biodiversity, land use and forests in which I have participated as a lecturer on the … Continue reading

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Radical Ecological Economics

In Radical Ecological Economics author David Barkin describes how Communities are realizing that they can be better off by taking control over their territories and organizing themselves collectively to assure the production of their needs and the conservation of their environments through direct … Continue reading

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Bina Agarwal awarded the prestigious 2017 Balzan Prize

Bina Agarwal, former President of the International Society For Ecological Economics and currently Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester, has been awarded the prestigious Balzan prize for her pathbreaking work in women in agriculture and gender studies. The … Continue reading

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Call for Future ISEE Conference Organizers

ISEE holds its conference biennially. These conferences normally attract 500-900 social and natural scientists. In 2010 we met in Oldenburgl, in 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, in 2014 in Iceland, and in 2016 in Washington DC. In 2018 the Conference will … Continue reading

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ISEE Statement on Brazilian Environmental Governance

Statement issued by Clóvis Cavalcanti on 12 September 2017 President-Elect, The International Society for Ecological Economics The threat of destruction of protected Amazonian ecosystems requires us to take a stand. I have prepared a draft statement on the subject to be … Continue reading

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