environmental justice

RISE 2: Considerations of saltwater, fish, mangroves & people, oil & plastic

From remote Torres Strait to mega-cities like Jakarta, enforced climate refugee status continues to increase.

Unsettled Frontiers: The author’s account

States may be more adept at initiating market formation than managing the market’s unruly and uncertain outcomes, which are particularly devastating for vulnerable and minority populations.

Human rights in the age of Southeast Asian extractivism

Analysing the development of Filipino, Thai and Indonesian laws and policies for the achievement of the human right to a healthy environment.

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Hydro-power projects and cultural rights for Bunong communities in Cambodia

The LSS2 dam blocked 2 of the Mekong River Basin's largest rivers, with serious social, economic and cultural impacts.

In Indonesia, Sumatra’s coal brings more harm than good

The coal sector is strongly linked to national and regional oligarchs, and coal businesses often play a role as financiers for political candidates.

Indonesia’s geopolitical future needs robust climate action

Equipping activism with a geopolitical angle might prove useful, giving environmentalism a base in foreign policy and economic nationalism.

New Mandala and environmental justice in 2022 – call for submissions

New Mandala invites submissions on the most pressing environmental justice issues in the Southeast Asia.

Countering climate collapse: the Spring Revolution must centre indigenous voices

In the midst of the Spring Revolution, new opportunities arise for climate justice.