The map of conflicts related to environmental injustice and health in Brazil

  title={The map of conflicts related to environmental injustice and health in Brazil},
  author={Diogo Rocha and Marcelo Firpo Porto and Tania Pacheco and Jean Leroy},
  journal={Sustainability Science},
This article discusses the experience of the map of conflicts related to environmental injustices and health in Brazil and its potential contribution to international movements for environmental justice. Inventories and maps of environmental injustices are important instruments of struggle against injustice and racism, since they increase the visibility of populations, whose lives are threatened. The Brazilian map is published online since 2010 and was an initiative of FIOCRUZ, a public health… 

Emancipatory promotion of health: contributions from Brazil in the context of the Global South.

  • M. Porto
  • Political Science
    Health promotion international
  • 2019
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