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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

Coming 2015

 

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Events

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Environmental Peacebuilding: Tools for Conflict Mitigation

1 September 2015

Arlington, VA

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Wildlife Forum

7 September 2015

Durban, South Africa

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Resource Hotspots

 

  • Library & News Resources by Country
  • Natural Resources by Country

 

 

News

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Sierra Leone: Spain to Hand over US-Belgian Businessman Wanted in Sierra Le...

31 August 2015

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Sudan: Food Security/Livelihoods Manager

30 August 2015

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The Kimberley Process at Ten: Reflections on a Decade of Efforts to End the...

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

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Haiti: Lessons Learned and Way Forward in Natural Resource Management Proje...

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

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