Renewable Resources

 

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The Trampled Grass: Mitigating the Impacts of Armed Conflict on the Environment

The Trampled Grass: Mitigating the Impacts of Armed Conflict on the Environment

Source: Grammarians, Inc., 2001

Author(s): James Shambaugh, Judy Oglethorpe & Rebecca Ham

Topics: Cooperation, Land, Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/08/2014

 

The Biodiversity Support Program's Armed Conflict and the Environment Project ran from 1998 to 2001 to identify and raise awareness about the negative impacts of armed conflict on the environment, and develop concrete strategies for mitigating these impacts both before, during, and after conflict. This publication highlights the main findings...

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Risks and Opportunities from Natural Resources and the Environment for Peacebuilding in the Central African Republic

Risks and Opportunities from Natural Resources and the Environment for Peacebuilding in the Central African Republic

Source: UNEP, 2009

Author(s): David Jensen, Mark Halle & Matti Lehtonen

Countries: CAR

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/08/2014

 

The Central African Republic (CAR) became the fourth agenda country of the United Nations.   Peacebuilding Commission in June 2008. The strategic framework for peace consolidation in CAR, in line with the priorities of the CAR Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper 2008–2010 (PRSP), focuses on the three pillars of security, governance, and regional...

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Carbon-Based Conservation Projects in Traditional Communities in Ecuador and Suriname: An Analysis of Vulnerability and Conflict Potential

Carbon-Based Conservation Projects in Traditional Communities in Ecuador and Suriname: An Analysis of Vulnerability and Conflict Potential

Source: Peace & Conflict Review, 2010

Author(s): Gwendolyn Smith

Countries: Ecuador, Suriname

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/08/2014

 

The global climate mitigation effort provides an opportunity for communities that are directly dependent on local resources to receive payments for ecosystem services for the protection of headwaters and forests and the replanting of deforested areas. The general perception is that local communities have a limited ability to participate in...

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Water For One People Only: Discriminatory Access and ‘Water-Apartheid’ in the OPT

Water For One People Only: Discriminatory Access and ‘Water-Apartheid’ in the OPT

Source: Al-Haq Organisation, 2013

Author(s): Elisabeth Koek

Countries: Israel, Palestine

Topics: Basic Services, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/08/2014

 

For many years, the Palestinian population of the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip, has suffered from a shortage of clean, safe water. However, despite alarming predictions of insufficient drinking water supplies by 2040, based on the expected population growth in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT), Jordan...

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 Pro-poor Development Policy and Natural ResourceManagement in Post-Conflict Afghanistan: Changes and Challenge

Pro-poor Development Policy and Natural ResourceManagement in Post-Conflict Afghanistan: Changes and Challenge

Source: International Conference on Poverty Reduction and Forests, 2007

Author(s): Mohammad Hossein Emadi

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Economic Recovery , Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/08/2014

 

After nearly three decades of conflict, military activities; refugee movements; collapse of national, provincial, and local forms of governance; lack of management and institutional capacity; and overexploitation have heavily damaged Afghanistan’s natural resource base. Afghanistan is faced with a high level of poverty and a high rate of natural resource degradation. The...

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Climate Change: Implications for Defence

Climate Change: Implications for Defence

Source: University of Cambridge, 2014

Author(s): Wendell Christopher King

Topics: Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/08/2014

 

This document is one of a series synthesizing the most pertinent findings of AR5 for specific economic and business sectors. It was born of the belief that the defence sector could make more use of AR5, which is long and highly technical, if it were distilled into an accurate, accessible,...

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The United Nations and Environmental Security: Recommendations for the Secretary-General's High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges, and Change

The United Nations and Environmental Security: Recommendations for the Secretary-General's High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges, and Change

Source: ECSP Report, 2004

Author(s): Michael Renner and Hilary French

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 04/08/2014

 

Calling this post-Iraq moment “no less decisive than 1945 itself,” in 2003 UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan convened a High-Level Panel on Threats, Challenges, and Change to improve how the United Nations prevents and removes threats to peace. Eminent world citizens like Brent Scowcroft, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Sadako Ogata, and Nafis...

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Wildlife Decline and Social Conflict

Wildlife Decline and Social Conflict

Source: Science, 2014

Author(s): Justin S. Brashares, Briana Abrahms, Kathryn J. Fiorella, Christopher D. Golden, Cheryl E. Hojnowski1, Ryan A. Marsh, Douglas J. McCauley, Tristan A. Nuñez, Katherine Seto, Lauren Withey

Topics: Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 27/07/2014

 

U.S. President Obama's recent creation of an interagency task force on wildlife trafficking reflects growing political awareness of linkages between wildlife conservation and national security. However, this and similar new initiatives in Europe and Asia promote a “war on poachers” that overlooks the ecological, social, and economic complexity of wildlife-related...

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Water for Peace

Water for Peace

Source: USAID, 2014

Author(s): C. Zeilberger

Countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Paraguay, Rwanda

Topics: Programming, Renewable Resources

Added: 25/07/2014

 

From the congested, chaotic cities of Nigeria to the dusty pastoral villages of Kenya, lack of water can often lead to violent conflicts between ethnic, religious, and economic groups. Without mechanisms in place to peacefully and equitably allocate scarce resources, these conflicts lead to damaged water infrastructure and weakened management...

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Blue Gold: World Water Wars (Official Full Documentary) [Video]

Blue Gold: World Water Wars (Official Full Documentary) [Video]

Source: PBS, 2009

Author(s): Sam Bozzo

Topics: Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 15/07/2014

 

In every corner of the globe, we are polluting, diverting, pumping, and wasting our limited supply of fresh water at an expediential level as population and technology grows. The rampant overdevelopment of agriculture, housing and industry increase the demands for fresh water well beyond the finite supply, resulting in the...

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