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Last Days [Video]

Last Days [Video]

Source: Annapurna Pictures, 2014

Countries: Kenya

Topics: Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 25/06/2015

 

"Last Days" started as a film by Kathryn Bigelow and grew into a cause to educate people of the holistic and urgent problem of the illegal ivory trade.  

 

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Mineral Wealth and Rural Livelihoods in Sierra Leone: Where Does Artisanal Mining Fit In? [Video]

Mineral Wealth and Rural Livelihoods in Sierra Leone: Where Does Artisanal Mining Fit In? [Video]

Source: University of Bath, 2014

Author(s): Roy Maconachie

Countries: Sierra Leone

Topics: Extractive Resources, Gender, Livelihoods

Added: 01/06/2015

 

Dr. Roy Maconachie from the Department of Social and Policy Sciences at the University of Bath investigates the role of artisanal mining in post-war Sierra Leone.

 

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Renard Sexton on the Conflicts over Natural Resources in Afghanistan [Video]

Renard Sexton on the Conflicts over Natural Resources in Afghanistan [Video]

Source: Heinrich Böll Foundation, 2013

Author(s): Renard Sexton

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Conflict Causes, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 17/04/2015

 

In Afghanistan, natural resources and conflict have an intimate and complex relationship. Conflict assessment surveys have consistently reported that access to natural resources is the cause for more than half of local level conflict incidents in Afghanistan. In particular, competition for land and water are regularly cited as two top causes of conflict in communities across...

 

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Afghan Avalanche Mitigation [Video]

Afghan Avalanche Mitigation [Video]

Source: NATO, 2014

Author(s): NATO

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Land

Added: 23/03/2015

 

Afghanistan is a country consisting mainly of mountains. Since the tragic series of avalanches throughout the Salang Pass area in 2010, which claimed 175 lives, avalanche mitigation expert Marty Schmoker and his Afghan colleagues have been doing everything they can to prevent future disasters.

 

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BBC News Afghanistan Flash Floods 22 Killed in Kabul Province [Video]

BBC News Afghanistan Flash Floods 22 Killed in Kabul Province [Video]

Source: BBC, 2014

Author(s): BBC

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Basic Services, Humanitarian Assistance

Added: 06/03/2015

 

BBC News Afghanistan flash floods 22 killed in Kabul province

 

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The Leaves Keep Falling [Video]

The Leaves Keep Falling [Video]

Source: Vietnam Reporting Project, 2012

Author(s): Julie Winokur/Talking Eyes Media

Countries: United States, Vietnam

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

Added: 01/02/2015

 

During the Vietnam War, the U.S. military sprayed some 12 million gallons of Agent Orange herbicide over Vietnam. This defoliant was used to immediately destroy crops, clear vegetation, and remove the dense forest that provided food and cover for Vietcong forces. At least 4.5 million Vietnamese, and 2.5 million American veterans, may have been exposed to...

 

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Does Natural Resource Scarcity Always Equal Conflict? [Video]

Does Natural Resource Scarcity Always Equal Conflict? [Video]

Source: Wilson Center NOW, 2014

Author(s): Wilson Center NOW

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention

Added: 26/01/2015

 

Must competition for resources, particularly in areas most affected by climate change, result in conflict? Or can education prevent conflict and lead to better solutions? *Roger-Mark De Souza,* Director of Population, Environmental Security, and Resilience with the Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program tackles these tough questions and more in this episode of Wilson Center NOW.

 

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The Heat is On: Is Climate Change a Threat to National Security? [Video]

The Heat is On: Is Climate Change a Threat to National Security? [Video]

Source: REWIND, Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program, 2014

Author(s): REWIND, Wilson Center’s Environmental Change and Security Program

Topics: Climate Change

Added: 26/01/2015

 

The risks associated with climate change, long discussed as distant threats, should be viewed with more urgency and may already be causing problems. That’s the findings of a group of retired high-level military leaders. Their report sounds the alarm bell on planning for the impacts of rising temperatures that are threatening to become a source...

 

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Environmental Initiative: Beautify Afghanistan [Video]

Environmental Initiative: Beautify Afghanistan [Video]

Source: The Bayat Foundation , 2012

Author(s): The Bayat Foundation

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Humanitarian Assistance, Land

Added: 16/12/2014

 

The Bayat Foundation is proud to announce our newest initiative: Beautify Afghanistan. We will work to improve the environmental conditions in Afghanistan by cleaning up the Kabul River and encouraging community gardens and reforestation. By investing in Afghanistan's environment, we can improve sanitary and health conditions, strengthen Afghanistan's infrastructure, and show the world the beauty and vibrancy...

 

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Miner vs. Miner: A Different Kind of Mineral Conflict [Audio]

Miner vs. Miner: A Different Kind of Mineral Conflict [Audio]

Source: Marketplace, 2014

Author(s): Sabri Ben-Achour

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 12/12/2014

 

Biyamungu Ngalikyana, in his mid-20s, sports shiny white rubber boots and a mining helmet as he walks down a dirt road in the mining town of Luhwindja in south Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. A former Mai Mai rebel fighter, he now digs for gold hundreds of feet beneath the surface. He’s what’s known as...

 

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