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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

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Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Helen Young, Lisa Goldman

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Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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

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Winter is Coming: The Long-Run Effects of Climate Change on Conflict, 1400-...

IZA Institute for Labor Economics, 2017

This paper investigates the long-run effects of climate change on conflict by examining cooling from 1400-1900 CE, a period that includes most of the Little Ice Age....

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Water Conflicts

The International Encyclopedia of Geography, 2017

The transboundary nature of water may lead to conflicts regarding its use. Yet, entities, both national and international, are more likely to cooperate over water than to engage...

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Resource Wealth as Rent Leverage: Rethinking the Oil-Stability Nexus

Conflict Management and Peace Science, 2015

The study of the “resource curse” has become a major research agenda with multiple outcomes of interest—regime type, regime stability, civil conflict and economic growth to name a...

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Events

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6th Annual AIAG Conflict Minerals Industry Briefing

7 June 2017

Livonia, MI

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23rd International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference

14 June 2017

Bogotá, Colombia

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The Nuclear Ban Treaty Needs Work if It’s to Deliver on the Environment

25 May 2017

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Myanmar: Myanmar Peace Talks Must Address Natural Resource Management

24 May 2017

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The Risks of Depleted Uranium Contamination in Post-Conflict Countries: Fin...

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Case Study from Vol. 2: Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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Bankrupting Peace Spoilers: Can Peacekeepers Curtail Belligerents' Access t...

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Case Study from Vol. 1: High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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