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Merci Congo [Video]

Merci Congo [Video]

Source: Paul Freedman, 2016

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources

Added: 08/06/2016

 

The ongoing conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has been called the “Deadliest War Since World War Two”.  More than five million Congolese have died since 1994 while millions more have been displaced by the violence and chaos plaguing the region.   Merci Congo is an independently produced documentary film that explores the impulse in...

 

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Sharon Burke on How the U.S. Military is Planning for Climate Change [Audio]

Sharon Burke on How the U.S. Military is Planning for Climate Change [Audio]

Source: New Security Beat, 2016

Author(s): Sean Peoples

Countries: United States

Topics: Climate Change, Cooperation, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 08/05/2016

 

Climate change is impacting the U.S. military in two major ways, explains Sharon Burke in this week’s podcast. Burke, who served as the First Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy from 2010 to 2014 and is now with the New America Foundation, says the Department of Defense has done a lot to consider how changing climate...

 

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Jon Unruh on Darfur and the Importance of Flexible Institutions for Managing Migration Conflict [Audio]

Jon Unruh on Darfur and the Importance of Flexible Institutions for Managing Migration Conflict [Audio]

Source: New Security Beat, 2016

Author(s): Sean Peoples

Countries: Sudan

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Governance

Added: 08/05/2016

 

When it comes to environmental change, “policies and laws can have a very productive contribution toward positive adaptation, or they can subvert that and constrain options,” says Jon Unruh, Associate Professor of Human Geography and International Development at McGill University, in this week’s podcast.

 

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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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Water: Think Again [Video]

Water: Think Again [Video]

Source: TEDx, 2015

Author(s): Kaveh Madani

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 16/11/2015

 

WATER. It's the most essential and pervasive element of life. Yet, nearly half of humanity will face water scarcity by 2030 due to climate change and population growth. What can be done about the looming crisis of a global drought? Could water scarcity spark war as world leaders have already predicted? In this bold and...

 

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Communities & the State: Getting the Property Relationship Right for a Safer 21st Century (Third Al-Moumin Distinguished Lecture in Environmental Peacebuilding) [Video]

Communities & the State: Getting the Property Relationship Right for a Safer 21st Century (Third Al-Moumin Distinguished Lecture in Environmental Peacebuilding) [Video]

Source: Environmental Law Institute, 2015

Author(s): Liz Alden Wily

Countries: Africa

Topics: Governance, Land

Added: 13/10/2015

 

Several billion rural poor still lack secure land tenure. Their communal assets are most affected. But this is beginning to change. These changes can play a crucial role in limiting conflict in troubled agrarian regions. They can also help remove impediments to transition to fairer and more accountable forms of the modern agrarian state. This lecture–the...

 

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The Big Picture [Video]

The Big Picture [Video]

Source: RT, August 2015

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, USA

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 02/09/2015

 

Stephen Spaulding, Policy Counsel for Common Cause, joins Sam Sacks on "The Big Picture RT" to discuss conflict minerals and how a part of a SEC rule that requires companies to disclose their use of conflict minerals was struck down by a DC circuit court in August 2015.

 

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Paani [Video]

Paani [Video]

Source: Yash Raj Films, 2015

Author(s): Shekhar Kapur

Countries: India

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/08/2015

 

Thirty-five years into the future in a city with a population of 20 million people, a war has begun in the quest for water known as the Water Wars between those that have water and those that do not. At a time when water has become a weapon of social and economic control. 

 

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