EJAtlas Directors: Leah Temper, Joan Martinez-Alier

EJAtlas Coordinator: Daniela Del Bene

Direction and Coordination Group: Joan Martínez-Alier, Leah Temper, Daniela Del Bene, Arnim Scheidel, Mariana Walter

Website Programming & Design: Yakup Çetinkaya

How to cite the EJAtlas database:

Leah Temper, Daniela del Bene and Joan Martinez-Alier. 2015. Mapping the frontiers and front lines of global environmental justice: the EJAtlas. Journal of Political Ecology 22 255-278.

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EJatlas (current year). The Global Atlas of Environmental Justice. Accessed (date).

Suggestions for Citing Cases in the Database:

In the text:

(Ejatlas + year of last case update + a, b, c if there are more cases from the same year)

Examples: (Ejatlas 2014), (Ejatlas 2015a)

In the reference list:

Ejatlas + Year + Name of the entry + In: Atlas of Environmental Justice. + weblink + access date


EJatlas (2014) Tumkur conflict, Karnataka, India. In: Atlas of Environmental Justice. Accessed 11 Jan 2017

For multiple cases/featured maps

Ejatlas + Current Year /Date of creation if known + Category/commodity/country + In: Atlas of Environmental Justice. + weblink + access date


EJatlas (2017) Colombia In: Atlas of Environmental Justice. Accessed 1 March 2017.

EJatlas (2016) A Planet in Danger: the world of CHEVRON In: Atlas of Environmental Justice. Accessed 1 March 2017


The database and the Featured Maps are the result of the joint work of hundreds of individuals, organizations, committees, researchers and students. A comprehensive list would be impossible but you can find the authors and contacts addresses in the case sheets. The following list includes only some of the organizations and individuals who participated to the design and creation of the database and significantly contributed to its population.

ICTA-UAB Institute for Environmental Science and Technology, Autonomous University of Barcelona

OCMAL-Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros de América Latina

FIOCRUZ - Fundação Oswaldo Cruz

Associazione A Sud, Italy

Centro Documentazione Conflitti Ambientali, Italy

Za Zemiata, Bulgaria

Mario Alejandro Perez Rincon, Universidad del Valle-CINARA Institute, Colombia

Accion Ecologica, Ecuador

CRIIRAD - Commission de Recherche et d’Information Indépendantes sur la RADioactivité, France

Centre for Civil Society, University of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Jawaharlal Nehru University, India


BOG – Bogazici University

European Environmental Bureau

World Rainforest Movement

REEDS – International Centre for Research in Ecological Economics, Eco-Innovation and Tool Development for Sustainability, University of Versailles, France

Nature Kenya

Alliance Voahary Gasy, Madagascar

Citizens For Justice, Malawi

Observatorio de Conflictos Socioambientales en el Occidente de Mexico

Grupo de trabajo paisajes mineros en M’©xico

Earthlife Namibia

Environmental Rights Action, Nigeria

Oil Watch International

FOCUS Association for Sustainable Development, Slovenia

IFF - Social Ecology Vienna

Grupo de Estudos em Temáticas Ambientais da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

CEDAT-The Tarragona Centre for Environmental Law Studies, Universitat Rovira I Virgili

Lund University, Sweden

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Business and Human Rights, UK

School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan

Sustainable Europe Research Institute, Germany

SOS Halkidiki, Greece

Geography Department - Harokopio University Athens (HUA), Greece

Eradicating Ecocide campaign


Center for Mineral Technology (CETEM/MCTI), Brazil

Center for Social Studies (CES), Portugal

CENSAT Agua Viva, Colombia

Fundación Neotrópica, Costa Rica

Special acknowledgement to the following researchers, activists, interns, students and professors

Gyorgy Malovics, Hungary

Hali Healy, University College London

Boa Monjane, Via Campesina

Julien-Francois Gerber, TERI University, India

Dr Anna Lora-Wainwright, Associate Professor in the Human Geography of China, University of Oxford and Oxford EJOLT team, UK

Giuseppina Siciliano, Centre for Development, Environment and Policy (CeDEP), School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), UK

Patrizia Heidegger, NGO Shipbreaking Platform

Anitra Nelson, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Lena Weber, Human Ecology Division, Department of Human Geography, Lund University, Sweden

Jovanka Spiric, ICTA - Universitat Autonoma Barcelona, Spain

Vladimir Mrkajic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Ana Novkovic, Environmental activist, Serbia

Milica Mancic, Environmental activist, Serbia

Marianna Stori, Centro di Documentazione sui Conflitti Ambientali, Italy

Maura Peca, Lucie Greyl, Laura Greco, Marica Di Pierri, A Sud, Italy

Natalia Finogenova, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

The whole team of the ENVJUSTICE project and its interns

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