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1st paper from my PhD - Making a case to consider trust, justice, & power in conservation relationships -
out in @ConBiology, with @aidank & Sam Staddon @GeosciencesEd
Summary 🧵 (1/9)
Open-access paper here 👇…
Trust is seen as key by conservation scientists & practitioners for the cooperation needed to achieve their goals. We explored relations between conservation org-Indigenous Peoples & Local Communities, large-small orgs, & intra-org conservation worker relations (2/9)
Through a focused review, we find trust-building interventions are often conceived to incentivise local cooperation within dominant paradigms. Prevalent framings inc. how to build trust to ensure compliance, remove local opposition, & encourage belief in conservation (3/9)
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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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Today! Last session on Theories & Concepts of #JPSWriteshop @Peasant_Journal with presentations on #PoliticalEcology #Gender and #CriticalAgrarianStudies from Amita Baviskar and @DzodziTsikata
Keep tuned on this exciting discussion with 75+ scholar-activists from 50+ countries
Amita Baviskar from .@IEGResearch will guide us through the ways in which Political Ecology speaks and challenge Agrarian Studies and what this brings to this conversation, regardless of the disciplinary fields!
The story begins in India, with the struggles of people against the construction of a dam in the Narmada Valley. Access and control on the means of production (rich farmers, indigenous people, extractivist state) shaped the conflict
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Gooooooooood morning Twitterverse! I'm an environmentalist who sees myself as a bit of a Captain Planet protégé. I am using science to help protect this wonderful world we live in. First things first: does anyone actually remember Captain Planet?!
Captain Planet was a 1990s cartoon aimed at kids but had a very strong environmental message throughout. It brought together the "Planeteers" who were kids that wanted to help make the world a better place. Pretty neat, huh?!
And why do I start my week on Twitter talking about kids' cartoons? Well, to me, science is about making positive change for society. And to do that, we need to get our messages out there & get people interested. Cartoons are a great way of engaging kids in science messages
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