Nick Meynen is a professional environmental activist. His writing ranges from peer-reviewed and investigative journalism to poetry and literary non-fiction. His 2010 book on globalization as seen from Nepal, published in Dutch, is key a reference work. Meynen regularly speaks at universities, European institutions, think-tanks, NGOs and on television. He gives media training to political ecologists and ecological economists, and acts as spokesperson for the EnvJustice network, the organisation behind the largest database of environmental conflicts in the world. Meynen lives in Leuven, Belgium.