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Ecofeminism

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Ecofeminism, as a theoretical framework, delves into the intricate web of oppression, examining the linkages between the subjugation of marginalized communities and the exploitation of the natural world (Warren, 2000). At its core, this perspective underscores the interdependence of various forms of injustice, weaving together the threads that connect the mistreatment of nature, women, animals, and the environment (Gaard, 2009).

Speciesism

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Speciesism is the biased belief in the superiority of some species over others. According to this prejudice some animal species are favoured over others, and the human animal is favoured above all other species.
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Extinction Rebellion's Global Hunger Strike

Article
Merel Groot
06/12/2019
15 minutes to read

Controversial activist movement Extinction Rebellion organized a Global Hunger Strike to raise awareness on food shortages globally, urging governments to take action. This article examines how they used Facebook's affordances for their campaign.

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Zero Waste: Living without Waste

Article
Savina Karneva
25/11/2019
8 minutes to read

Over the past 10 years the Zero Waste movement has grown significantly around the world. Has Zero Waste really brought positive change to  society and the environment or has it had negative effects?

How haters helped the rise of Greta Thunberg's popularity

Article
Francesca Iaboni
03/10/2019
23 minutes to read

This article dicusses the ways in which Greta Thunberg has been represented on social media, focusing on the way in which she has been discredited as the face of the largest environmental youth protest in history.

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Hurricane Dorian: Making news out of breaking news

Article
Vinicio Ntouvlis
25/09/2019
11 minutes to read

A breaking-news event like Hurricane Dorian can stir up public debate on political and social issues through its media coverage. In this case study, we examine how both mainstream and "new" media played a role in shaping such debates around Dorian.

Greta Thunberg and the #climatestrike are shaping the climate debate

Column
Piia Varis
25/01/2019
7 minutes to read

Through their online and offline activities, Greta Thunberg and the #climatestrike youth are successful in steering the discussion around climate change away from mere individualised solutions towards questions of systemic injustice.

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Climate change and its denial by right-wing media

Article
Jorge Hovens
15/01/2019
14 minutes to read

An analysis of the climate change denial rhetoric from the American right-wing media like Breitbart, Fox News and The Blaze. 

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