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Droughts, Land Appropriation, and Rebel Violence in the Developing World

Droughts, Land Appropriation, and Rebel Violence in the Developing World

Source: Journal of Politics, 2017

Author(s): Ore Koren, Benjamin Bagozzi, and Bumba Mukherjee

Topics: Conflict Causes, Land, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/09/2017

 

Scholars note that rebel atrocities against civilians often arise within rural areas in the developing world. This characterization is not far-fetched, and recent data show that rebel atrocities do predominately occur within rural agricultural regions. Yet the frequency of such incidents also varies substantially across different agricultural regions and years....

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Ambiguity in Transboundary Environmental Dispute Resolution: The Israeli-Jordanian Water Agreement

Ambiguity in Transboundary Environmental Dispute Resolution: The Israeli-Jordanian Water Agreement

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2008

Author(s): Itay Fischhendler

Countries: Israel, Jordan

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Peace Agreements, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/09/2017

 

Cooperation over transboundary environmental resources, water in particular, has been analyzed from various perspectives. Each study identifies the problems of cooperation differently and suggests different mechanisms to enhance it. Yet, the role of ambiguity, particularly significant in treaty design to resolve environmental disputes, has thus far been overlooked. Such a...

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International Water Scarcity and Variability: Managing Resource Use across Political Boundaries

International Water Scarcity and Variability: Managing Resource Use across Political Boundaries

Source: University of California Press , 2016

Author(s): Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Cooperation, Governance, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/09/2017

 

International Water Scarcity and Variability considers international water management challenges created by water scarcity and environmental change. Although media coverage and some scholars tend to cast natural resource shortages as leading inexorably toward armed conflict and war, Shlomi Dinar and Ariel Dinar demonstrate that there are many examples of and mechanisms...

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Environmental News in South America: Conflict, Crisis and Contestation

Environmental News in South America: Conflict, Crisis and Contestation

Source: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017

Author(s): Juliet Pinto, Paola Prado and J. Alejandro Tirado-Alcaraz

Topics: Extractive Resources, Governance, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/09/2017

 

Combining perspectives from media studies and political ecology, this book analyses socially constructed news regarding three environmental conflicts in South America. In recent decades, South American political administrations have tied national economies to neo-extractive development strategies, creating not only vulnerabilities to global commodity boom and bust pricing cycles, but also...

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Socio-Environmental Conflicts on Hydropower: The São Luiz do Tapajós Project in Brazil

Socio-Environmental Conflicts on Hydropower: The São Luiz do Tapajós Project in Brazil

Source: Environmental Science and Policy Journal, 2017

Author(s): Christoph Ernst Emil Hess and Eva Fenrich

Countries: Brazil

Topics: Dispute Resolution/Mediation, Governance, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 26/09/2017

 

Economic expansion and related resource and infrastructure needs provoke an increase of socio-environmental conflicts worldwide, and methodologies for their comprehensive analysis and understanding are necessary. The present paper suggests a methodology for the analysis of socio-environmental conflicts on hydropower, developed from a case study on the São Luiz do Tapajós...

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Lake Chad – Tackling Climate-Fragility Risks [Video]

Lake Chad – Tackling Climate-Fragility Risks [Video]

Source: aDelphi, 2017

Author(s): Stella Schaller, Janani Vivekananda, Stephan Wolters, Christopher Stolzenberg, and Paul-Müller Hahl

Countries: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, Nigeria

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

Added: 26/09/2017

 

The world’s most extensive humanitarian crisis since 1945 is currently playing out in the four countries that surround Lake Chad: Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria. Multiple stressors converge in the region. Unemployment, violent insurgencies, poverty and depleting resources interact with climate change and create a perfect storm of climate-fragility risks....

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Climate Change and the Syrian Civil War Revisited

Climate Change and the Syrian Civil War Revisited

Source: Political Geography Journal, 2017

Author(s): Jan Selby, Omar S. Dahi, Christiane Fröhlich, and Mike Hulme

Countries: Syria

Topics: Climate Change, Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 20/09/2017

 

For proponents of the view that anthropogenic climate change will become a ‘threat multiplier’ for instability in the decades ahead, the Syrian civil war has become a recurring reference point, providing apparently compelling evidence that such conflict effects are already with us. According to this view, human-induced climatic change was...

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Predicting International River Basin Conflict and Cooperation

Predicting International River Basin Conflict and Cooperation

Source: Global Environmental Politics, 2014

Author(s): Thomas Bernauer and Tobias Bohmelt

Topics: Cooperation, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/09/2017

 

Growing demands for water combined with supply constraints may lead to an increased potential for international water conflicts, because many of the world’s freshwater systems cut across national boundaries. Which international river basins are likely to experience greater conflict risks or more cooperation? What factors increase or decrease conflict risk (cooperation)? We...

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Demographic Change, Natural Resources and Violence: The Current Debate

Demographic Change, Natural Resources and Violence: The Current Debate

Source: Journal of International Affairs, 2002

Author(s): Colin Kahl

Topics: Conflict Causes, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/09/2017

 

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Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition

Agriculture Development, Food Security and Nutrition

Source: UN General Assembly, 2017

Topics: Conflict Prevention, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources

Added: 13/09/2017

 

The world is not on track to eradicate hunger and malnutrition by 2030. Scarce and unsustainably managed natural resources, combined with insecure and uneven tenure rights for smallholders, are severely affecting vulnerable populations in rural areas. Climate change, drought, political instability and conflict are threats to food security in many...

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