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Extractive Conservation: Peasant Agroecological Systems as New Frontiers of Exploitation?

Authors: Anne Cristina de la Vega-Leinert and Peter Clausing Volume 7, Number 1 (2016) Abstract: In view of the Aichi international policy targets to expand areas under conservation, we analyze to what extent conservation has become an inherent element of extraction. We scrutinize the Land Sparing versus Land Sharing debate by explicitly incorporating environmental justice issues of access to land and natural resources. We contend that dominant conservation regimes, embedded within Land Sparing, legitimize the displacement of local people and their land use to compensate for distant, unsustainable resource use. In contras ... Read more

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Volume 9, Number 1 (2018)

  1. Introduction: Indigenous Resurgence, Decolonization, and Movements for Environmental Justice [Free to all readers!]

    Jaskiran Dhillon
  2. Mino-Mnaamodzawin: Achieving Indigenous Environmental Justice in Canada

    Deborah McGregor
  3. Decolonizing Development in Diné Bikeyah: Resource Extraction, Anti-Capitalism, and Relational Futures

    Melanie K. Yazzie
  4. Fighting Invasive Infrastructures: Indigenous Relations against Pipelines

    Anne Spice
  5. Unsettling the Land: Indigeneity, Ontology, and Hybridity in Settler Colonialism

    Paul Berne Burow, Samara Brock, and Michael R. Dove
  6. Hunting for Justice: An Indigenous Critique of the North American Model of Wildlife Conservation

    Lauren Eichler and David Baumeister
  7. Righting Names: The Importance of Native American Philosophies of Naming for Environmental Justice

    Rebekah Sinclair
  8. Damaging Environments: Land, Settler Colonialism, and Security for Indigenous Peoples

    Wilfrid Greaves
  9. Settler Colonialism, Ecology, and Environmental Injustice

    Kyle Whyte
  10. Contradictions of Solidarity: Whiteness, Settler Coloniality, and the Mainstream Environmental Movement

    Joe Curnow and Anjali Helferty

 

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