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Water and Security: Pressure Points to Watch in 2016 [Infographic]

Water and Security: Pressure Points to Watch in 2016 [Infographic]

Source: Circle of Blue, 2016

Author(s): Kaye LaFond and Codi Kozacek

Countries: Afghanistan, Brazil, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Gaza, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Jordan, Lebanon, Nigeria, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/02/2016

 

After five years of civil war, the humanitarian crisis in Syria has reached massive proportions: More than 4.6 million people have fled the country as refugees, and at least 7.6 million more are internally displaced within Syria, according to aid agencies. The disaster, while complex and multi-faceted, was likely triggered in part by a severe drought...

 

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Climate Change, Disasters, and Security: Unconventional Approaches to Building Stability [Video]

Climate Change, Disasters, and Security: Unconventional Approaches to Building Stability [Video]

Source: Wilson Center, 2016

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Cooperation

Added: 11/02/2016

 

Natural disasters, driven in part by climate change, are affecting more people via higher frequency and intensity events, and a great number of people living in vulnerable areas. The EM-DAT natural disaster database recorded an average of 449 events per year between 2002 and 2010 as compared to 58 during the 1960s.   Read the full webcast recap by visiting the...

 

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Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Asia, China, North Korea, South Korea, United States

Topics: Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/02/2016

 

The Center for Strategic and International Studies was tasked by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 with conducting an independent assessment of the Asia-Pacific rebalance first announced by President Obama in 2011. Four years into the rebalance the the Department of Defense should receive high marks for sustained attention to the Asia-Pacific, but...

 

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John Mpaliza: We Are All Connected to Abuses in DRC Fuelled by Economic War [Video]

John Mpaliza: We Are All Connected to Abuses in DRC Fuelled by Economic War [Video]

Source: International Business Times, 2016

Author(s): Ludovica Iaccino and James Lillywhite

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources

Added: 01/02/2016

 

As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) might witness political instability due to a possible delay to the presidential elections, scheduled for this November, IBTimes UK speaks with a prominent Congolese activist who is calling on the whole world to pay closer attention to human right abuses occurring in his homeland.   John Mpaliza was born in...

 

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Oro Limpio - Oro Sucio: La Estigmatización de la Minería

Oro Limpio - Oro Sucio: La Estigmatización de la Minería

Clean Gold - Dirty Gold: Stigmatization of Mining

Source: Semana Sostenible, 2015

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Extractive Resources, Livelihoods

Added: 28/01/2016

 

El conflicto aumenta con el papel de las comunidades y sus instituciones, que en su mayoría, han decidido entrar en el negocio como administradores de los recursos generados por la minería informal. Aquí, los contratos establecidos con las unidades mecanizadas, el manejo del dinero y las disputas con actores sociales que también venden su territorio para...

 

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Oil Tank Fires in Libya [Photos]

Oil Tank Fires in Libya [Photos]

Source: NASA: Earth Observatory, 2016

Countries: Libya

Topics: Extractive Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 12/01/2016

 

Images can be seen of oil tank fires in Libya from January 5-7, 2016.   After battles in Libya on January 4–6, 2016, several fires were observed at oil production and storage facilities near Sidra, on the coast between Sirte and Benghazi. Smoke plumes from several oil tanks and facilities spread a pall of black smoke across...

 

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Warriors and Weather: Climate Change and National Security in America [Video]

Warriors and Weather: Climate Change and National Security in America [Video]

Source: Economist, 2015

Countries: Syria, United States of America , USA

Topics: Climate Change, Peace and Security Operations

Added: 30/12/2015

 

The Economist recently produced a short video, Warriors and weather: Climate change and national security in America. It’s a good overview of some of the issues the U.S. Department of Defense is grappling with in regards to climate change. To view the video, click the link below. For those looking for more than a brief overview, also posted below...

 

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Mining for Minerals in Afghanistan [Video]

Mining for Minerals in Afghanistan [Video]

Source: NATO, 2014

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 29/11/2015

 

Afghanistan is estimated to have $3 trillion worth of mineral deposits, which through years of insecurity have remained unexploited. Gold, iron ore, copper ore, emeralds, lapis, rubies as well as natural gas are all found in the north of the country. Now with help from advisors from the US Task Force for Business and Stability...

 

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Entre el Agua y el Aceite de Palma [Video]

Entre el Agua y el Aceite de Palma [Video]

Between Water and Oil Palm

Source: Environmental Investigation Agency, Comisión Interesclesial de Justicia y Paz, 2015

Added: 25/11/2015

 

El video de Justicia y Paz y EIA, “Entre el Agua y la Palma Aceitera,” documenta cómo las inversiones han venido a costo de los derechos indígenas en Mapiripán, una municipalidad de la region Meta. Una compañía italiana, Poligrow Ltd., ha prohibido a las comunidades indígenas Sikunai y Jiw el uso de sus tierras tradicionales...

 

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Mapiripán: Between Water and Oil Palm [Video]

Mapiripán: Between Water and Oil Palm [Video]

Source: Environmental Investigation Agency, Comisión Interesclesial de Justicia y Paz, 2015

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 25/11/2015

 

In collaboration with the Colombian human rights non-profit La Comisión Intereclesial de Justicia y Paz, EIA invites you to learn about the devastating impact that the growing palm oil sector in Colombia has had on the local communities of Mapiripan, Colombia. This brief documentary, “Between Water and Oil Palm,” shows evidence that Italian-owned palm oil company...

 

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