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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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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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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 10 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 11 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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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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Water Security and Sustainable Development for our Common Future: EcoPeace Regional Conference

Water Security and Sustainable Development for our Common Future: EcoPeace Regional Conference

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2016

Author(s): EcoPeace Middle East

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

On November 22nd & 23rd, EcoPeace held its Annual Regional Conference on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan. Under the patronage of the Jordanian Minister of Water, the conference brought together over 300 participants including Jordanian and Israeli Ministers, members of the Jordanian Parliament and Israeli Knesset, Palestinian,...

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Community Based Problem Solving on Water Issues: Cross-Border "Priority Initiatives" of the Good Water Neighbors Project

Community Based Problem Solving on Water Issues: Cross-Border "Priority Initiatives" of the Good Water Neighbors Project

Source: EcoPeace Middle East, 2016

Author(s): EcoPeace Middle East

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/02/2017

 

Transboundary water cooperation can correlate with regional stability and peace. Engaging cross border communities and utilizing their mutual dependence on shared water resources as a basis for cooperation can lead to common problem solving and peace building among those communities even in the midst of conflict. In 2001, EcoPeace Middle...

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Governance Structures for Transboundary Water Management in the Jordan Basin

Governance Structures for Transboundary Water Management in the Jordan Basin

Source: EcoPeace Middle East and Stockholm International Water Institute, 2015

Author(s): Elizabeth Yaari, Marian Neal, and Zaki Shubber

Countries: Israel, Jordan, Palestine

Topics: Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/02/2017

 

While recent trends towards increasing transboundary water cooperation are demonstrated by a growing number of River Basin Organisations (RBOs) globally, experts point to the variant effectiveness of these organisations to leverage the benefits of multi-lateral cooperation. Some form of regional governance is considered essential to achieve the goal of a...

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International Water Conflict and Cooperation: Challenges and Opportunities

International Water Conflict and Cooperation: Challenges and Opportunities

Source: Water International, 2017

Author(s): Jacob D. Peterson-Perlman, Jennifer C. Veilleux, and Aaron T. Wolf

Topics: Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 08/02/2017

 

Though awareness of the nature of water conflict and cooperation has improved over time, the likelihood of water conflicts could increase as populations continue to grow and climate change continues to manifest. This article details the nature of water conflict and water cooperation. We discuss how water conflicts can be...

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