Developing, managing, and sharing knowledge on natural resources, conflict, and peacebuilding
The initiative is producing six edited books (published by Earthscan) that include 150 case studies and other analyses from 60 conflict-affected countries and territories, written by 225 researchers, practitioners, and decision makers from around the world. The books can be purchased online by clicking the... Read More
Assessing Environmental Security in China
R. Edward Grumbine, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment , 2014
In recent decades, perspectives on the integrated social–ecological aspects of natural resource problems have become increasingly influential as traditional national security outlooks have expanded to include environmental and human...
South China Sea Tensions
Beina Xu, Council on Foreign Relations, 2014
Territorial spats over the waters and islands of the South China Sea have roiled relations between China and countries like Philippines, Vietnam, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Brunei in recent...
Water Diversion Conflicts in China: A Hierarchical Perspective
Shawei He, Keith W. Hipel, and D. Marc Kilgour , Water Resources Management, 2014
To address China’s large population and uneven distribution of water storage, the South-North Water Diversion Project (SNWDP) aims at transferring water from the Yangtze River (Changjiang) Basin to...
The Kimberley Process at Ten: Reflections on a Decade of Efforts to End the...
Case Study from Vol. 1: High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding
Haiti: Lessons Learned and Way Forward in Natural Resource Management Proje...
Case Study from Vol. 2: Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding