Renewable Resources

 

There are 990 items related to Renewable Resources. Items are listed by date added.

 

Protecting Groundwater

Protecting Groundwater

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2014

Author(s): EcoPeace Middle East

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Assessment, Cooperation, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

Groundwater is the world’s most important source of freshwater, constituting 97% of the Earth’s freshwater reserves. However, in the Mediterranean Region, groundwater quality along the Mediterranean Basin severely suffers from human-induced pollution, endangering aquifers and the many communities dependent upon the trans-boundary water source. The pollution stems from a number...

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Towards a Living Jordan River: An Environmental Flows Report on the Rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan River

Towards a Living Jordan River: An Environmental Flows Report on the Rehabilitation of the Lower Jordan River

Source: Friends of the Earth Middle East, 2010

Author(s): Sarig Gafny, Samer Talozi, Banan Al Sheikh, and Elizabeth Ya'ari

Countries: Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 23/02/2017

 

The Jordan River Rehabilitation Project’s Environmental Flow study is the first of a two part study undertaken by EcoPeace/ Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) to strengthen the knowledge base and enable political decision makers in Israel, Jordan and Palestine to act to rehabilitate the Lower Jordan River (LJR)....

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River out of Eden: Water, Ecology, and the Jordan River in the Jewish Tradition

River out of Eden: Water, Ecology, and the Jordan River in the Jewish Tradition

Source: EcoPeace, Friends of the Earth Middle East, 2014

Author(s): EcoPeace, Friends of the Earth Middle East

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Syria

Topics: Cooperation, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

We recognize that the Jordan River Valley is a landscape of outstanding ecological and cultural importance. It connects the eco-systems of Africa and Asia, forms a sanctuary for wild plants and animals, and has witnessed some of the most significant advances in human history. The first people ever to leave...

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Afghanistan WASH Cluster Detail Operational Plan - HRP 2017

Afghanistan WASH Cluster Detail Operational Plan - HRP 2017

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, 2017

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Gender, Humanitarian Assistance, Renewable Resources

Added: 23/02/2017

 

According to UNICEF-WHO joint monitoring report 2015, 68 percent of Afghans don’t have access to improved sanitation and nearly 15 million, 45 percent use unimproved water sources. The provinces with higher intensity of conflicts are also the ones with poor WASH indicators (ALCS 2014). Safe hygiene behaviours like handwashing with...

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Using a Novel Climate-Water Conflict Vulnerability Index to Capture Double Exposures in Lake Chad

Using a Novel Climate-Water Conflict Vulnerability Index to Capture Double Exposures in Lake Chad

Source: Regional Environmental Change, 2017

Author(s): Uche T. Okpara, Lindsay C. Stringer, and Andrew J. Dougill

Countries: Chad

Topics: Assessment, Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 21/02/2017

 

Climate variability is amongst an array of threats facing agricultural livelihoods, with its effects unevenly distributed. With resource conflict being increasingly recognised as one significant outcome of climate variability and change, understanding the underlying drivers that shape differential vulnerabilities in areas that are double-exposed to climate and conflict has great...

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The Nature of Enabling Conditions of Transboundary Water Management: Learning from the Negotiation of the Indus and Jordan Basin Treaties

The Nature of Enabling Conditions of Transboundary Water Management: Learning from the Negotiation of the Indus and Jordan Basin Treaties

Source: Chapter in "Water Diplomacy in Action: Contingent Approaches to Managing Complex Water Problems", 2017

Author(s): Enamul Choudhury

Countries: India, Israel, Jordan, Pakistan, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/02/2017

 

Today we face an incredibly complex array of interconnected water issues that cross multiple boundaries: Is water a property or a human right? How do we prioritize between economic utility and environmental sustainability? Do fish have more rights to water than irrigated grain? Can we reconcile competing cultural and religious...

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Mediation in the Israeli-Palestinian Water Conflict: A Practicioner's View

Mediation in the Israeli-Palestinian Water Conflict: A Practicioner's View

Source: Chapter in "Water Diplomacy in Action: Contingent Approaches to Managing Complex Water Problems", 2017

Author(s): Patrick Huntjens

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/02/2017

 

Today we face an incredibly complex array of interconnected water issues that cross multiple boundaries: Is water a property or a human right? How do we prioritize between economic utility and environmental sustainability? Do fish have more rights to water than irrigated grain? Can we reconcile competing cultural and religious...

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The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Conflict and Water Diplomacy in the Nile Basin

The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: Conflict and Water Diplomacy in the Nile Basin

Source: Chapter in "Water Diplomacy in Action: Contingent Approaches to Managing Complex Water Problems", 2017

Author(s): Ronny Berndtsoon, Kaveh Madani, Karin Aggestam, and Dan-Erik Andersson

Countries: Egypt, Ethiopia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/02/2017

 

Today we face an incredibly complex array of interconnected water issues that cross multiple boundaries: Is water a property or a human right? How do we prioritize between economic utility and environmental sustainability? Do fish have more rights to water than irrigated grain? Can we reconcile competing cultural and religious...

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Water Security in the Middle East: Essays in Scientific and Social Cooperation

Water Security in the Middle East: Essays in Scientific and Social Cooperation

Source: Anthem Press, 2005

Author(s): Jean Axelrad Cahan

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/02/2017

 

Water Security in the Middle East explores the extent and nature of water security problems in transboundary water systems in the Middle East. This collection of essays discusses the political and scientific contexts and the limitations of cooperation in water security. The contributors argue that while conflicts over transboundary water systems in...

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"Cross-Border Environmental Peace" as the Interaction of Regional Norms and Local Power: Lessons from Cross-Regional Analysis of Water Security Debates

"Cross-Border Environmental Peace" as the Interaction of Regional Norms and Local Power: Lessons from Cross-Regional Analysis of Water Security Debates

Source: Revista de Paz y Conflictos, 2005

Author(s): Harlan Koff

Topics: Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 18/02/2017

 

This article contends that notions of «peace» and «justice» in cross-border water management vary in di erent world regions. Moreover, it argues that «peace» and «justice» can be explained by analyzing the interaction between «regional» interpretations and implementation of water security norms and local cross-border power structures. «Regional water security»...

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