The latest Transformations to Sustainability knowledge brief explores whether managed retreat – a planned effort to permanently move people and assets away from hazardous places and resettle them in safer locations – can contribute to wide-scale, positive social transformation in the direction of sustainability. Find out more and download the knowledge brief.
After two years of intensive on-the-ground research and participatory filming in Kachchh, western India, the ACKNOWL-EJ project has released six thematic films of the Sandhani project. The films look at the multiple dimensions of transformation taking place in the livelihoods of the weaving community, linked to an overall revival of the craft from a time […]
The T2S programme team is very saddened to learn about the passing of Pravin Kushwaha of the Pathways Transformative Knowledge Network, following COVID-related complications. We remember Pravin very warmly and offer our deepest condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.
This short animation introduces the approach of the PATHWAYS network, and how it’s been used in research around the world. You can find out more about PATHWAYS here, and on the STEPS Centre website.
Environmental activists at high risk of violence and assassination, according to new findings published by the ACKnowl-EJ network
Environmental activists suffer high rates of criminalization, physical violence and murder, according to findings published recently in Global Environmental Change. This is despite the fact that environmental defenders employ largely non-violent protest forms. Activists suffer violence in 18% of environmental conflicts, and murder in 13% of such conflicts. Indigenous environmental activists suffer especially high rates of violence. […]