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Constanza Hepp


Constanza studied Journalism in Santiago and Human Ecology in Lund . She is currently living in northern Italy, caring for her family and establishing a CSA project. She is creating a bridge between academic activism & social practices.

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Federico Arcuri

Library & Communication

This snail is currently in Barcelona, student at ICTA-UAB for the Master in Political Ecology, Degrowth and Environmental Justice. Federico is most active in Degrowth.info in the communication circle, and manages the social media of the Italian degrowth association. He studied International Studies, with a specialization in China Studies, which he would like to explore in connection with post-growth politics.

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Carol Bardi


is a Brazilian feminist economist and researcher currently finishing her master's at the Copernicus Institute at Utrecht University with a UES scholarship. When not playing football or training MMA, Carol enjoys discussing ways to build a decolonial society based on happiness for all beings. She believes in autonomous movements, commonality, and sport as a tool for community building.

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Minna Käyrä


Minna has a background in organisational and environmental studies. Her research focuses on sustainability challenges of travelling and transportation sector. She lives in Helsinki and dedicates most of her time to caring for her family.

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Nathan Barlow

Coordination, Fundraising and Blog

Nathan is currently a PhD candidate at the WU in Vienna. His research focuses on degrowth and strategies for social ecological transformation. He is an active member of Degrowth Vienna, and recently edited a collected volume titled "Degrowth & Strategy: how to bring about social ecological transformation". He enjoys working with well-organized groups to realize collective goals.

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Joëlle Saey-Volckrick


Joëlle (she/her) is a lecturer in Ecological Economics at the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR). She lives in Grenoble, France, where she is involved in a local food cooperative. Her work seeks to build bridges between the academia and social movements.

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Andro Rilović

Blog and Library

Andro is a lecturer in degrowth and European economics at the Univeristy of Amsterdam. Interested in degrowth & anarchism, and how they can be applied in creating new community development models.

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Joe Herbert

Blog and Communications

Joe is a researcher based in London, and has been part of the degrowth.info team since 2018. He holds a PhD in Human Geography on imaginaries of socio-ecological crisis and transformation, and is a member of Degrowth London. He enjoys music, books and train travelling.

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KC Legacion


A performer, writer, and director living in the Greater Houston Area on colonized Sana and Coahuiltecan land, KC is currently developing a feature length essay film on the phenomenon of stardom.

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Jacob Smessaert


Jacob is currently doing a PhD in environmental social sciences at Utrecht University, focusing on democratic praxis in alternative food networks.

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Olzhas Toleutay


Olzhas [/ɔːl'ʒas, ɔːl'dʒas/] is a student studying Computer Science based in Astana, Kazakhstan