A word that designates the kind of conflict that emerges today on a global scale as a consequence of environmental crises produced by a global economic development model that is increasingly unsustainable at the local level, both for human communities and for the environments in which they live.

In the current structure of global capitalism, Eco-clutches can be the product of policies of industrial development and intensive exploitation of resources (planting of industrial infrastructure, intensive extraction of energy resources, etc..), as well as policies of reconversion and eco-sustainable development, aimed at mitigating and counteracting the former, when they translate for local communities in a process of expropriation of territories and their ‘resources’ that puts at risk their own ‘food sovereignty’.