India has most environment conflict cases

Date of Release: 
Jan 25 2016

With over 200 cases of ecological conflicts and environmental injustice India tops a list of 11 countries in The Environmental Justice Atlas, an online interactive portal that maps exemplary cases of peoples’ resistance against climate change and environment degradation.

EJAtlas.org is conceived by the Environmental Justice, Liabilities and Trade (EJOLT) project and funded by the European Commission as a global research project operated during 2011–2015. It maps ecological conflicts, resistances and environmental injustices, mostly in the developing world.

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