Participatory action research

IEDS Fellow Laurent Cartier is leading this project in partnership with researchers, pearl farmers and jewelers in Japan, French Polynesia and Micronesia. Pearl farming represents an inherent...

As the world negotiates the first treaty on mercury as a pollutant (targeted for completion under the auspices of UNEP by 2012), IEDS researcher Hajra Atiq is considering what barriers exist to...

This project comprises the dissertation research of IEDS doctoral fellow Anjanette DeCarlo.

To successfully reduce poverty, professionals need to know why international development projects...

This project is is the pioneering idea of IEDS Fellow, Dr. Anna Grichting, a landscape architect and environmental planner based in Geneva, Switzerland. The spark for this project came during the...

IEDS doctoral scholar Kim McRae is conducting this study following a memorandum of understanding between the St. Regis Mohawk tribe and UVM. The Mohawk Nation is a transnational Native American...

While considerable research has been undertaken on links between environmental decline and conflict, very little empirical research has occurred on the mechanisms by which environmental issues can...

Ethics and sustainability have become a growing focus for jewelry consumers and retailers in Europe and the United States over the last five years. Consumers, jewelers, mining companies,...