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Welcome to Environmental Peacebuilding

 

Environmental peacebuilding integrates natural resource management in conflict prevention, mitigation, resolution, and recovery to build resilience in communities affected by conflict.  Join our growing global community of researchers, practitioners, and decision makers in sharing experiences and lessons from managing natural resources in conflict-affected settings, accessing new research on the topic, and participating in events to support the growing network of professionals active in environmental peacebuilding.

 

 

Books

 

The initiative is producing six edited books (published by Earthscan) that include 150 case studies and other analyses from 60 conflict-affected countries and territories, written by 225 researchers, practitioners, and decision makers from around the world.  The books can be purchased online by clicking the... Read More

 

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High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Päivi Lujala, Siri Aas Rustad

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Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: David Jensen, Steve Lonergan

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Land and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Jon Unruh, Rhodri C. Williams

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Water and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Erika Weinthal, Jessica Troell, Mikiyasu Nakayama

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Livelihoods, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Helen Young, Lisa Goldman

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Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

Editors: Carl Bruch, Carroll Muffett, Sandra S. Nichols

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Water: Reason for Conflict or Catalyst for Peace? The Case of the Middle Ea...

L'Europe en Formation, 2012

The global freshwater resources amount to approximately 1,4 billion cubic metres. Only about 2.5 per cent of this water is sweet and drinkable ; moreover, the majority of...

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Environment and Security

Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 2008

A broadening research program focused on environment and security emerged over the past 30 years. But the meaning and operationalization of environment and security have been an implicit...

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Identifying Synergies and Tradeoffs in the Sustainability Security Nexus: T...

Hydrological Sciences Journal, 2015

The literature on environmental security often assumes complementarity between promoting sustainability and broader security goals. As sustainability and security are viewed to be positively correlated the possible tradeoffs...

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Events

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Building Sustainable Peace for All: Synergies between the 2030 Agenda for S...

24 January 2017

New York, NY

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ISA's 58th Annual Convention

22 February 2017

Baltimore, MD

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Water Wars: Hedging Bets in the South China Sea

20 January 2017

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Leading Jewelry Manufacturer Richline Group States Public Support for Confl...

17 January 2017

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The Risks of Depleted Uranium Contamination in Post-Conflict Countries: Fin...

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Case Study from Vol. 2: Assessing and Restoring Natural Resources in Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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Bankrupting Peace Spoilers: Can Peacekeepers Curtail Belligerents' Access t...

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Case Study from Vol. 1: High-Value Natural Resources and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding

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