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(1/5) Our research project @giub @unibonn analyses entanglements of urban renewal, airport expansion/ construction& affordable housing near international airports #airports #aerotropolis #displacement #contestations #sustainability #ecomobility #policy #politicalecology
(2/5) Airports act as symbols of modernity, Aero-cities become nodal points for industry & top priorities for urban planners, city developers & national governments both in G. North and South. #aviation #ecosystem #cityplanning #Mobilität #Klimagerechtigkeit
(3/5)Airport expansion/constructions are witnessing land struggles+displacement of local communities+ethnic clashes. Aviation-related conflicts call for questions on sustainability, environmental justice, citizenship & human rights #landacquisition #EnvironmentalJustice
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Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court begins hearing pleas relating to the interpretation of Section 24 of Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 (Land Acquisition Act, 2013).
Senior Advocate Shyan Divan begins his submissions with respect to independence of judges.

Independence must exist as a fact and reasonable perception, Divan.

Apprehension of bias is what we are concerned with.., Divan continues as he reads a commentary on the issue bias.
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Land Acquistion Act: Justice Arun Mishra comes down upon the social media campaign to malign the judge.

Justice MR Shah also echoes Justice Mishra's sentiments.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta also agrees with the judges.
"There is a pattern wherein two days before important matters an article appears on social media or website intended to influence the hearing.

Nobody takes social media seriously but this pattern emreging should be taken seriously", Tushar Mehta.
#LandAcquisition: Senior Counsel Shyam Divan says what appears on social media should not be taken seriously.
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New Deal For Nature picks up speed. Here we have Global Deal for Nature. All language/marketing leads to Global Deal For Billionaires.

"© Copyright Global Deal for Nature, a project of Sustainable Markets Foundation"
All aboard the Global New Deals for Nature train. #NewDealForNature, Voice for the Planet, Global Deal For Nature. Here we have science is being used as a tool and even a weapon to privatize the commons under the guise of protecting nature, climate & biodiversity.
We are subjected to the branding "United Behind the Science" with a heavy emphasis from the face of the campaign (exploited Thunberg) to "listen to the science". Unite Behind the Science is not meant to protect Earth. It is meant to unleash a new era of privatization & plunder.
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