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The New Environmental Security: Linking Food, Water, and Energy for Integrative and Diagnostic Social-ecological Research

The New Environmental Security: Linking Food, Water, and Energy for Integrative and Diagnostic Social-ecological Research

Source: Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 2013

Author(s): Philip A. Loring, S. Craig Gerlach, and Henry P. Huntington

Topics: Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

In this commentary we describe a new framework for environmental security, one that draws food, water, and energy security into a unified socio-ecological research program. While traditional uses of environmental security carry statist and militaristic undertones, we propose that this "new" environmental security provides a more comprehensive perspective for research...

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The Security of the Caspian Sea Region

The Security of the Caspian Sea Region

Source: Stockholm Environmental Peace Research Institute, 2001

Author(s): Gennady Chufrin

Countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan

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

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Over the past decade, the Caspian Sea region has risen from relative obscurity to considerable prominence in global affairs. Its vast natural resources, oil and natural gas among them, have attracted widespread international interest since the early 1990s. The international developments in the wake of the 11 September 2001 terrorist attack...

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Large Scale Land Acquisitions and REDD+: A Synthesis of Conflicts and Opportunities

Large Scale Land Acquisitions and REDD+: A Synthesis of Conflicts and Opportunities

Source: Environmental Research Letters, 2017

Author(s): Sarah Carter, Ameur M. Manceur, Ralf Seppelt, Kathleen Hermans-Neumann, Martin Herold, and Lou Verchot

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Large scale land acquisitions (LSLA), and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) are both land based phenomena which when occurring in the same area, can compete with each other for land. A quantitative analysis of country characteristics revealed that land available for agriculture, accessibility, and political stability are...

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Timor-Leste: Water Governance Thwarts Peace-Building and Development

Timor-Leste: Water Governance Thwarts Peace-Building and Development

Source: Future Directions International, 2016

Author(s): Christopher Ryan

Countries: Timor-Leste

Topics: Basic Services, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Ineffective water governance in Timor-Leste has facilitated the increase of water-borne diseases while simultaneously promoting malnutrition. As a result, stunted growth affects over 50 per cent of the Timorese population, just behind the African countries of Niger and Burundi as the worst in the world. Water-borne diseases, furthermore, remain a...

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Environment, Conflict and Cooperation Factbook

Environment, Conflict and Cooperation Factbook

Source: adelphi, 2017

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Extractive Resources, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/07/2017

 

This website offers a platform for exchange on environment, conflict, and cooperation (ECC). It aims to foster sustainable peace and development by gathering knowledge on environmental conflict and cooperation as well as by creating networks among stakeholders from the development, environment, foreign and security communities worldwide. Environmental aspects are increasingly recognised...

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How Climate Change Influences Geopolitics – Interview with Francesco Femia [Video]

How Climate Change Influences Geopolitics – Interview with Francesco Femia [Video]

Source: adelphi, 2017

Topics: Climate Change, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 01/07/2017

 

Climate change can have severe impacts on security. In this interview, Francesco Femia, Co-Founder and President at the Center for Climate and Security, explains how climate change can exacerbate already existing drivers of migration, such as food or water stress, creating major migration flows that can have a significant regional...

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Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Ecologist Special Report: Ecological Conservation in Post-Conflict Colombia

Source: Ecologist, 2017

Author(s): Forest Ray

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Peace Agreements, Peace and Security Operations, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Colombia stands at a crossroads. The Colombian government and the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) recently signed a peace accord, signaling an end to the Western Hemisphere's longest running war. The deal was signed with extensive international assistance, particularly from the United States, whose continued financial and military aid...

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Fighting Water Wars: Regional Environmental Cooperation as a Roadmap for Peace

Fighting Water Wars: Regional Environmental Cooperation as a Roadmap for Peace

Source: Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Journal, 2015

Author(s): Leonardo Orlando

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

There is a general consensus among experts that water scarcity in the twenty-first century will seriously threaten world peace. As it is essential for virtually all domestic, agricultural and industrial uses, as well as for maintaining ecological balance, water is the fundamental pillar of socioeconomic, cultural, political, and environmental development....

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Third Party Conflict Management of Transboundary River Disputes

Third Party Conflict Management of Transboundary River Disputes

Source: International Journal of Conflict Management, 2015

Author(s): Elvira Bobekova

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Purpose – This paper aims to fill the gaps by conducting the first large n study examining the role of third parties in the emergence of river agreements in Asia and Africa during the time period 1948-2007. There is a growing literature on what explains agreements in river disputes. However,...

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Temperature, Maize Yield, and Civil Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa

Temperature, Maize Yield, and Civil Conflicts in Sub-Saharan Africa

Source: Climatic Change, 2017

Author(s): Tackseung Jun

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 19/06/2017

 

Civil conflicts have swept through many parts of sub-Saharan Africa in the past half century. Recently, scholars from backgrounds as diver as climate science, economics, political science, and anthropology have explored the effects of climate change on these civil conflicts, with mixed results. Our empirical results confirm effects of temperature...

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