Conflict Causes

 

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Water: Reason for Conflict or Catalyst for Peace? The Case of the Middle East

Water: Reason for Conflict or Catalyst for Peace? The Case of the Middle East

Source: L'Europe en Formation, 2012

Author(s): Christiane J. Fröhlich

Countries: Iraq, Jordan, Syria, Turkey

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/01/2017

 

The global freshwater resources amount to approximately 1,4 billion cubic metres. Only about 2.5 per cent of this water is sweet and drinkable ; moreover, the majority of these 2.5 per cent are difficult or impossible to reach. 69 per cent of the global sweet water resources are bound in glaciers...

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Research Methods for Exploring the Links between Climate Change and Conflict

Research Methods for Exploring the Links between Climate Change and Conflict

Source: Wiley, 2017

Author(s): Tobias Ide

Countries: Armenia, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, El Salvador, Guatemala

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 19/01/2017

 

The potential links between climate change and conflict have received much attention in recent years, but there is little consensus on the issue in the relevant literature. So far, few methodological reflections exist in climate–conflict research. This is unfortunate given the tremendous innovations in methods the research field has experienced...

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Critical Geopolitics and School Textbooks: The Case of Environment-Conflict Links in Germany

Critical Geopolitics and School Textbooks: The Case of Environment-Conflict Links in Germany

Source: Elsevier, 2016

Author(s): Tobias Ide

Countries: Armenia, Côte d'Ivoire, El Salvador, Guatemala

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

Added: 19/01/2017

 

This study explores the conceptual and empirical utility of studying school textbooks from a critical geopolitics perspective. School textbooks bind together various discourses, modalities and genres and can reflect the dominant knowledge in a given society. They therefore have a high potential to reveal the citational practices resonating between the...

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Strategies for Managing Large-Scale Mining Sector Land Use Conflicts in the Global South

Strategies for Managing Large-Scale Mining Sector Land Use Conflicts in the Global South

Source: Resources Policy, 2017

Author(s): Abdul-Wadood Moomen

Countries: Ghana

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Land

Added: 16/01/2017

 

In recent years, land use conflicts between large-scale mining sector and local communities have increased in the global south. However, with proper planning, it is possible that both companies and local communities can co-exist in the landscape. Thus, this paper explores land use conflicts in an emerging mining region as...

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Environment is the 'Silent Casualty' of Armed Conflict

Environment is the 'Silent Casualty' of Armed Conflict

Source: UNEP, 2016

Author(s): Michael Logan and Jens Laerke

Countries: Iraq

Topics: Conflict Causes, Livelihoods

Added: 12/01/2017

 

Top UN officials call for action to protect environment in times of war.

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Armed Conflicts and Natural Resources

Armed Conflicts and Natural Resources

Source: European Union, 2011

Author(s): Jan Kucera, Mayeul Kauffmann, Ana-Maria Duta, Ivette Tarrida Soler, Patrizia Tenerelli, Giovanna Trianni, Catherine Hale, Lauren Rizzo and Stefano Ferri

Countries: Africa

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Livelihoods

Added: 12/01/2017

 

There are numerous examples in recent history that show the malefic role that natural resources can play in conflicts. They are often managed inadequately and irresponsibly, illegally exploited and traded, contributing directly or indirectly to tensions, insecurity and armed conflicts, particularly in developing countries. The control of scarce resources is...

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Conflict and the Environment

Conflict and the Environment

Source: UNEP, 2007

Author(s): The African Union Mission in Sudan

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources

Added: 12/01/2017

 

Sudan has been wracked by civil war and regional strife for most of the past fifty years, and at the time of finalizing this report, in June 2007, a major conflict rages on in Darfur. At the same time, Sudan suffers from a number of severe environmental problems, both within...

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The Ebb and Flow of Water Conflicts: A Case Study of India and Pakistan

The Ebb and Flow of Water Conflicts: A Case Study of India and Pakistan

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Kristina Roic, Dustin Garrick, and Manzoor Qadir

Countries: India, Pakistan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Cooperation, Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/01/2017

 

A growing body of evidence suggests that domestic water conflicts are not only more prevalent and violent than water conflicts at the international level, they can also have regional and international implications. Using India and Pakistan as a case study, this chapter explores how water conflicts within these two countries...

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Climate Change and Farmer-Herder Conflicts in West Africa

Climate Change and Farmer-Herder Conflicts in West Africa

Source: Springer, 2016

Author(s): Charlène Cabot

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 08/01/2017

 

Nomadic and semi-nomadic herders such as the FulBe have a long history of migrating and also of building relationships with various sedentary farming populations in West Africa. These contacts can take various forms, from coexistence to cooperation or competition and even to conflicts over shared natural renewable resources, namely fresh...

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Climate Change and Conflict: Taking Stock

Climate Change and Conflict: Taking Stock

Source: De Gruyter, 2016

Author(s): Halvard Buhaug

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes

Added: 08/01/2017

 

Is climate change a major security threat? How has research on climate and conflict progressed in recent years? And where should it move forward? This brief essay reflects on some ways in which climatic changes could constitute a threat to peace and stability. Rather than assuming a direct causal link,...

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