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Water Wars from the Pharaohs to the West Bank in 2 mins. via LEGO Animation [Video]

Water Wars from the Pharaohs to the West Bank in 2 mins. via LEGO Animation [Video]

Source: AJ+, 2015

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 09/08/2015

 

"They call it blue gold." This short video uses LEGO animation to illustrate how water has fueled conflict throughout history. The video provides examples of water wars, ranging from a war in ancient Mesopotamia over a key irrigation canal to the construction of dams in Ethiopia and China to water permits and fines in the...

 

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World Population Day 2015: Demographic Resilience [Video]

World Population Day 2015: Demographic Resilience [Video]

Source: Woodrow Wilson Center, 2015

Author(s): Roger-Mark De Souza

Countries: Africa

Topics: Climate Change, Programming

Added: 06/07/2015

 

As events and discussions centered around World Population Day 2015 begin and continue, we spoke with the Wilson Center’s Roger-Mark De Souza about the concept of “demographic resilience.” Is a younger population more prone to conflict and instability? And what other contextual factors weigh in to the equation? He explains the meaning of “demographic resilience, and...

 

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Big Men [Video]

Big Men [Video]

Source: Impact Partners, 2015

Author(s): Directed by Rachel Boynton

Countries: Nigeria

Topics: Extractive Resources

Added: 06/07/2015

 

A good movie gives you a ticket to a secret world and "Big Men" delivers again and again, taking you into rooms you have no business entering. You’ll eavesdrop on meetings about oil deals worth billions of dollars and watch heavily armed militants preparing to strike. It’s a fast-paced tour through the high-powered world of...

 

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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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