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Barbara Rose Johnston is senior research fellow at the Center for Political Ecology (Santa Cruz, California) where she explores the intersection between human rights abuse and environmental crisis. She is currently documenting the involuntary resettlement, violence, and massacres associated with the Chixoy Dam in Guatemala. She is also researching the consequential damages of the U.S. Nuclear Weapons Testing Program and related human subjects experimentation in the Marshall Islands. Among her many publlications is Life and Death Matters: Human Rights and the Environment at the End of the Millennium (1997).

Last Updated: June 12, 2017