• Elephants over the Cliff: Explaining Wildlife Killings in Tanzania 

      Mariki, Sayuni; Svarstad, Hanne; Benjaminsen, Tor A (Land Use Policy;44, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014-03)
      Many incidents of elephant killings have recently taken place in Tanzania as well as in other African countries. Such events are usually presented as results of the rising global demand for ivory. As we show in this case ...
    • Nothing succeeds like success narratives: a case of conservation and development in the time of REDD 

      Svarstad, Hanne; Benjaminsen, Tor A (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This article provides a case study of a project in Kondoa, Tanzania under the programme Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD). It demonstrates how a success narrative came to dominate presentations ...
    • Power theories in political ecology 

      Svarstad, Hanne; Benjaminsen, Tor A; Overå, Ragnhild (Journal of political ecology;Vol 25, No 1 (2018), Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Power plays a key role in definitions of political ecology. Likewise, empirical studies within this field tend to provide detailed presentations of various uses of power, involving corporate and conservation interventions ...
    • Reading radical environmental justice through a political ecology lens 

      Svarstad, Hanne; Benjaminsen, Tor A (Geoforum;Volume 108, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019-11-29)
      Environmental justice (EJ) and political ecology (PE) have grown during recent decades to become leading critical approaches to socio-environmental analyses. The two fields share a history of pluralism and an openness to ...
    • REDD og norsk klimakolonialisme i Tanzania 

      Benjaminsen, Tor A; Svarstad, Hanne (Internasjonal Politikk;Årgang 76, Nummer 1, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018-04)
      Finansiering av internasjonalt skogvern som klimatiltak (REDD) har det siste tiåret spilt en viktig rolle i Norges internasjonale profilering. Dette er et tiltak det i Norge har vært tverrpolitisk enighet om, og som ...