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Welcome to Environmental Peacebuilding

 

Environmental peacebuilding integrates natural resource management in conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution, and recovery to build resilience in communities affected by conflict.  Join our growing global community of researchers, practitioners, and decision makers in sharing experiences and lessons from managing natural resources in conflict-affected settings, accessing new research on the topic, and participating in events to support the growing network of professionals active in environmental peacebuilding.

 

 

Books

 

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

 

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High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Päivi Lujala, Siri Aas Rustad

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Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: David Jensen, Steve Lonergan

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Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Jon Unruh, Rhodri C. Williams

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Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Erika Weinthal, Jessica Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

Available Now

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Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Helen Young, Lisa Goldman

Coming 2014

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Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Carl Bruch, Carroll Muffett, Sandra S. Nichols

Coming 2015

 

Recent Library Additions

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Climate Change and European Security

Routledge, 2014

“It is now commonly asserted that climate change will fundamentally change international relations. It has been predicted that global warming will increase conflict within and between states, intensify...

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Drought and Food Insecurity in Somalia

ActAlliance, 2014

The humanitarian situation in Somalia remains dire with drought alerts being sounded. Somalia has been characterized by clan and armed conflict which still continue in the south even...

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Atlantic Council on South Asia Instability

C-SPAN, 2013

We are focusing today on Iran and its eastern neughbors, specifically Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. While Iran is often considered a Middle Eastern country, in fact, it's historical...

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Events

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Conflict Resolution in Natural Resource Governance: The Role of Religion

5 November 2014

Copenhagen, Denmark

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International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War...

6 November 2014

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Seminar: Conflict Minerals 2014: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

6 November 2014

Chicago, Illinois

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News

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Liberia: Cheaper Electricity in Sight

20 October 2014

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Iraq/Kurdistan: Kurdistan Rushes to Expand Refineries

20 October 2014

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Iraq/Syria: Senior MP: Purchase of Iraq's Oil from ISIL Harms Turkey's Ties...

20 October 2014

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Extractive Industries and Conflict

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From Conflict to Peacebuilding

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Renewable Resources and Conflict

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