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Understanding the Enforcement of Environmental Provisions of Petroleum Act  2012 and Why Environmental Ruin Continues

Understanding the Enforcement of Environmental Provisions of Petroleum Act 2012 and Why Environmental Ruin Continues

Source: The Sudd Institute, 2015

Author(s): Nhial Tiitmamer

Countries: South Sudan

Topics: Assessment, Extractive Resources, Governance

Added: 27/04/2015

 

When the South Sudanese Petroleum Act was enacted in 2012, a flicker of hope of a better environmental management was felt after many years of environmental degradation due to negligence by the government in Khartoum. However, since the Act was passed three years ago, environmental ruin has continued. So what...

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Tierra y Conflicto:Kit de Herramientas y Orientación para la Prevención y la Gestión de Conflictos de Tierras y Recursos Naturales

Tierra y Conflicto:Kit de Herramientas y Orientación para la Prevención y la Gestión de Conflictos de Tierras y Recursos Naturales

Land and Conflict: Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and Natural Resource Conflict

Source: EU-UN Partnership on Land and Natural Resources, 2012

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Prevention, Land

Added: 23/04/2015

 

Los confl­ictos surgen cuando dos o más grupos piensan que sus intereses son incompatibles. El con­flicto en sí no es un fenómeno negativo. Los con­flictos no violentos pueden ser un componente esencial del cambio social y el desarrollo, y además son necesarios en las interacciones humanas. El arreglo pacífico de...

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Land and Conflict: Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and Natural Resource Conflict

Land and Conflict: Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and Natural Resource Conflict

Source: EU-UN Partnership on Land and Natural Resources, 2012

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Prevention, Land

Added: 23/04/2015

 

Con­flict arises when two or more groups believe their interests are incompatible. Confl­ict is not in itself a negative phenomenon. Non-violent confl­ict can be an essential component of social change and development, and is a necessary component of human interaction. Non-violent resolution of con­flict is possible when individuals and groups...

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Terre et Conflit: Guide Pratique pour la Prévention et la Gestion des Conflits Liés a la Terre et Aux Ressources Naturelles

Terre et Conflit: Guide Pratique pour la Prévention et la Gestion des Conflits Liés a la Terre et Aux Ressources Naturelles

Land and Conflict: Toolkit and Guidance for Preventing and Managing Land and Natural Resource Conflict

Source: EU-UN Partnership on Land and Natural Resources, 2012

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Prevention, Land

Added: 23/04/2015

 

Les con­flits surviennent lorsque plusieurs groupes cherchent à défendre des intérêts qu'ils jugent incompatibles. Les confl­its ne constituent pas en eux-mêmes un phénomène négatif. Sous une forme non violente, les confl­its peuvent se présenter comme des composantes essentielles de l’évolution et du développement de la société et sont l’apanage inévitable...

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Hydrogeology and Water Quality of the Chakari Basin, Afghanistan

Hydrogeology and Water Quality of the Chakari Basin, Afghanistan

Source: USGS, 2014

Author(s): Thomas J. Mack, Michael P. Chornack, Sarah M. Flanagan, and Ann T. Chalmers

Countries: Afghanistan

Topics: Assessment, Renewable Resources

Added: 05/04/2015

 

The hydrogeology and water quality of the Chakari Basin, a 391-square-kilometer (km2) watershed near Kabul, Afghanistan, was assessed by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Afghanistan Geological Survey to provide an understanding of the water resources in an area of Afghanistan with considerable copper and other mineral resources. Afghanistan’s mineral resources...

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Conflits armés et environnement: Cadre, modalités, méthodes et rôle de l’Évaluation environnementale

Conflits armés et environnement: Cadre, modalités, méthodes et rôle de l’Évaluation environnementale

Armed Conflicts and the Environment: Framework, Methods, Modalities and the Role of the Environmental Evaluation

Source: Développement durable & territoires dossier 8, 2006

Author(s): Al-Hamandou Dorsouma et Michel- André Bouchard

Topics: Assessment, Governance, Programming

Added: 31/03/2015

 

Les conflits armés sont source de catastrophes majeures pour l’environnement. Dans les années 60, la défoliation de la jungle vietnamienne par l’armée américaine a interpellé la conscience collective sur la protection de l’environnement en situation de conflit armé (Pearce, 2000). La guerre du Golfe de 1990-1991, avec l’utilisation des armes...

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It's the Local Economy, Stupid!  Geographic Wealth Dispersion and Conflict Outbreak Location

It's the Local Economy, Stupid! Geographic Wealth Dispersion and Conflict Outbreak Location

Source: Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2011

Author(s): Halvard Buhaug, Kristian Skrede Gleditsch, Helge Holtermann Gudrun Otsby, and Andreas Foro Tollesfsen

Topics: Assessment, Economic Recovery , Livelihoods

Added: 29/03/2015

 

Income varies considerably within countries and the locations where conflicts emerge are rarely typical or representative for states at large. Yet, most research on conflict has only examined national income averages and neglected spatial variation. The authors argue that civil conflicts are more likely to erupt in areas with low...

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The Atlas of Environmental Justice [Infographic]

The Atlas of Environmental Justice [Infographic]

Source: Environmental Justice Organizations, Liabilities, and Trade, 2015

Author(s): Environmental Justice Organizations, Liabilities, and Trade

Countries: Global

Topics: Assessment, Conflict Causes

Added: 20/03/2015

 

The Atlas of Environmental Justice is a practical and intuitive online platform that allows searching and filtering across 100 fields, as well as browsing by commodity, company, and type of conflict. With one click you get, for example, a global map with just the world’s nuclear, waste or water conflicts...

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Human Conflict and Ecosystem Services: Finding the Environmental Price of Warfare

Human Conflict and Ecosystem Services: Finding the Environmental Price of Warfare

Source: International Affairs, 2014

Author(s): Robert A. Francis and Krishna Krishnamurthy

Topics: Assessment, Governance, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 25/02/2015

 

Environmental degradation resulting from warfare is a growing concern, particularly with increasing recognition of humanity's dependence on healthy ecosystems. Though environmental legislation does exist that seeks to prevent or mitigate environmental harm before, during and after conflict, it has limited scope and effectiveness. This may be one reason why the...

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Warfare Ecology

Warfare Ecology

Source: American Institute of Biological Sciences , 2008

Author(s): Gary E. Machlis and Thor Hanson

Topics: Assessment, Land, Weapons, Waste, and Pollution

Added: 23/02/2015

 

Among human activities causing ecological change, war is both intensive and far-reaching. Yet environmental research related to warfare is limited in depth and fragmented by discipline. Here we (1) outline a field of study called “warfare ecology,” (2) provide a taxonomy of warfare useful for organizing the field, (3) review...

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