Category Archives: News – ISEE

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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Call for ISEE President-Elect and Board Nominations

The Nominating Committee of ISEE is seeking suggestions for candidates for the Board and for President-Elect for the term January 2018-December 2019. Please email the secretariat with any suggestions you have and these will be passed on to the Nominating … Continue reading

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Order of Agricultural Merit Awarded to Bina Agarwal

Professor Bina Agarwal (former ISEE President) was conferred the prestigious French civilian distinction, Officier de l’Ordre du mérite agricole (Officer of the Order of Agricultural Merit) by H.E. Mr Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India, on 5 July 2017 … Continue reading

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Bina Agarwal awarded the 2017 Louis Malassis International Prize

Professor Bina Agarwal (former President, ISEE) has been awarded the 2017 Louis Malassis International Prize for an “Outstanding Career in Agricultural Development”.  The Prize is given once every two years by the Agropolis Fondation, Montpellier, to recognize individuals for their exemplary … Continue reading

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2017 Leontief Prize Winners

James K. Boyce and Joan Martinez-Alier “Economics, Equity, and the Environment” From Left: Neva Goodwin, Joan Martinez-Alier, President Anthony Monaco, James Boyce, William Moomaw   On March 28, the Global Development and Environment Institute (GDAE) awarded the 2017 Leontief Prize … Continue reading

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Dr. Deepak Malghan Wins Award

Dr. Deepak Malghan wins Dr. V.K.R.V. Rao Award in Social Sciences The prize takes note of his original research and recognises his contributions to the development of knowledge in the field of Human Geography and Ecology 20 February, 2017, Bengaluru: … Continue reading

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