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Sian Cowman

Sian is from Ireland and holds an honours BSc in International Development and Food Policy from University College Cork. She has been involved in the Irish and European anti-fracking campaigns. She also sits on the board of Friends of the Earth Ireland. Before becoming active in the environmental and climate justice movements, Sian worked in permaculture and shelter-making.

Articles by this author

 

For Indigenous Peoples, Megadams Are 'Worse than Colonization'

These mega-projects expropriate land, spoil environments, and pollute democracies. Berta Cáceres gave her life resisting them.

Sian Cowman ·


How Extreme Energy Leads to Extreme Politics

Authorities in Argentina and beyond are cracking down on indigenous communities that protest resource extraction — while re-writing laws to promote fossil fuels.

Aldo Orellana López ·

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