Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

 

There are 119 items related to Weapons, Waste, and Pollution. Items are listed by date added.

 

Maritime Corporate Terrorism and Its Consequences in the Western Indian Ocean: Illegal Fishing, Waste Dumping and Piracy in Twenty-First Century Somalia

Maritime Corporate Terrorism and Its Consequences in the Western Indian Ocean: Illegal Fishing, Waste Dumping and Piracy in Twenty-First Century Somalia

Source: Journal of the Indian Ocean Region, 2012

Author(s): Awet T. Weldemichael

Countries: Somalia

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

Added: 08/06/2016

 

This paper identifies the root causes and general typology of the widespread phenomena of piracy off the coast of Somalia. It shows that piracy in this region started as a direct response to illegal fishing, with widespread claims of hazardous waste dumping offering added moral justification. It argues that the...

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Waste Management and Problems of Groundwater Pollution in Karst Environments in the Context of a Post-Conflict Scenario: The Case of Mostar (Bosnia Herzegovina)

Waste Management and Problems of Groundwater Pollution in Karst Environments in the Context of a Post-Conflict Scenario: The Case of Mostar (Bosnia Herzegovina)

Source: Habitat International, 2009

Author(s): Fabiana Calo and Mario Parise

Countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Topics: Basic Services, Renewable Resources, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 08/06/2016

 

The town of Mostar, in Bosnia Herzegovina, has been theatre of many tragic events during the wars in the Balkans, culminating with the destruction in November 1993 of the historical bridge over the Neretva River. Besides the problems related to destruction of the town, displacement of people, and the tensions...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resource Conflict

Corporate Social Responsibility and Natural Resource Conflict

Source: Routledge, 2016

Author(s): Kylie McKenna

Countries: Afghanistan, Angola, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, CAR, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala

Topics: Conflict Causes, Conflict Prevention, Extractive Resources, Land, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 11/05/2016

 

This book examines the possibilities and limitations of corporate social responsibility in minimising the violent conflict often associated with natural resource exploitation. Through detailed and penetrating empirical analysis, the author skilfully asks why previous corporate social responsibility practices have not always achieved their aims. This theme is explored though an...

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Lebanon Environmental Assessment of the Syrian Conflict & Priority Interventions

Lebanon Environmental Assessment of the Syrian Conflict & Priority Interventions

Source: United Nations Development Program, 2014

Countries: Lebanon, Syria

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

Added: 09/04/2016

 

Since the start of the Syrian conflict in 2011, Lebanon has witnessed a massive influx of refugees. According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), on 31 May 2014, the total number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon was equivalent to 1,087,814 (including those which are registered and those...

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Environmental Degradation in Karst Areas of Cambodia: A Legacy of War?

Environmental Degradation in Karst Areas of Cambodia: A Legacy of War?

Source: Land Degradation & Development, 2010

Author(s): Kevin Kiernan

Countries: Cambodia

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

Added: 09/04/2016

 

Karst areas in Kampot Province, southwest Cambodia, have suffered relatively recent soil erosion and partial infilling of caves by the eroded sediment. This soil loss is most pronounced in localities that have been a focus of human activity, such as along pedestrian and vehicular access routes and in areas subject...

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Explaining How Unexploded Ordnance Clearance Enhances Livelihoods in the Lao PDR

Explaining How Unexploded Ordnance Clearance Enhances Livelihoods in the Lao PDR

Source: Evaluation and Program Planning, 2015

Author(s): Jo Durham, Vong Nanhthavong, and Vanphanom Sychareun

Countries: Laos

Topics: Livelihoods, Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 09/04/2016

 

Following violent conflict, the continued presence of landmines and unexploded ordnance pose a barrier to rebuilding livelihoods. Mine action removes thes explosive remnants of conflict to enable communities to safely return contaminated land to productive use. There is limited understanding, however, of how, why, in what context and in what...

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The Effect of Warfare on the Environment

Source: Journal of Peace Research, 2010

Author(s): Rafael Reuveny, Andreea S Mihalache-O'Keef, and Quan Li

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

Added: 09/02/2016

 

Does warfare affect the environment? This question has received some theoretical and empirical attention, but none of the extant studies has employed large-N statistical models. This article theorizes the possible effects of warfare on the environment and estimates large-N statistical models of these effects on CO2 emissions per capita, NOXemissions per...

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Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence and Partnerships - Report Findings [Video]

Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Asia, China, North Korea, South Korea, United States

Topics: Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/02/2016

 

The Center for Strategic and International Studies was tasked by Congress in the National Defense Authorization Act of 2015 with conducting an independent assessment of the Asia-Pacific rebalance first announced by President Obama in 2011. Four years into the rebalance the the Department of Defense should receive high marks for...

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Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence, and Partnerships

Asia-Pacific Rebalance 2025: Capabilities, Presence, and Partnerships

Source: Center for Strategic and International Studies, 2016

Countries: Afghanistan, Asia, China, Japan, North Korea, United States

Topics: Peace and Security Operations, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 01/02/2016

 

In November 2011, President Obama declared, “the United States is turning [its] attention to the vast potential of the Asia Pacific region.” This announcement of a deliberate  “rebalance” to Asia and the Pacific reflected the American people’s growing recognition of the importance of the region to U.S. interests and the...

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Informe Final Mira y Actualización: Derrame de Crudo en Ríos Mira y Caunapi Tumaco (Nariño)

Informe Final Mira y Actualización: Derrame de Crudo en Ríos Mira y Caunapi Tumaco (Nariño)

Updated Report: Pipeline Attacks in the Mira and Caunapi Rivers in Tumaco (Nariño)

Source: OCHA Colombia, 2015

Countries: Colombia

Topics: Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 28/01/2016

 

Desde 2009, las comunidades que se abastecen de los ríos Caunapí, Rosario y Mira han reportado afectaciones debido a la contaminación causada por ataques contra la infraestructura petrolera y la instalación de refinerías/válvulas ilegales en el Oleoducto Trasandino.   El 7 de junio de 2015 se presentó una acción armada contra el...

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