Borderlands

An undergraduate research thesis by Whitney O'Brien supported by IEDS.

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By linking natural resource degradation and conflict, environmental...

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The most recent episode of the Transcending Boundaries series; Perspectives From The Central Albertine Rift Transfrontier Protected Area Network, focuses on Eastern Africa, and the tri-border region between Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Northern Rwanda, and Western Uganda.

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IEDS governance committee member Dr. William Keeton and IEDS Fellow Yurij Bihun will be hosting a workshop on carbon dynamics and regional cooperation in the Carpathian region of Ukraine.

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This report, authored by Pamela Griffin, examines the potential of the Ramsar Convention to take a more robust diplomatic role in countries that share transboundary wetlands and have a degree of conflict with one another. A total of 234 transboundary wetlands are listed with the Convention (...

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This case study, authored by Kimberly Marion Suiseeya, analyzes the challenges and opportunities of working towards cooperative goals in a trans-boundary conservation area. Based on detailed interviews and fieldwork in the region and with the International Tropical Timber Organization, the case...

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This case study, authored by Melissa Haeffner tells the story of inter-boundary natural resource management in the Lake Erie (Canada-United States) region facilitated by the Great Lakes Fishery Commission. As an advisor, you have been called upon to propose mechanisms for building adaptive...

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Co-Organized by the Raoul Danduran Chair of Strategic and Diplomatic Studies of the University of Quebec in Montreal and the Association for Borderland Studies (ABS) the conference on “Walls, Borders, Fences: States of Insecurity” opened with the question? “Do good fences still make good...

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Conference: Environmental Diplomacy and Security in International Relations

CONFERENCE CONCLUDED SUCCESSFULLY. Summaries of discussions were posted on the IEDS Blog

University of Vermont - Burlington, Vermont USA

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Written by IEDS Director Dr. Saleem Ali and Dr. Mary Watzin, Dean of the RSENR at UVM, "Spatial Security" is a transdisciplinary paper addressing linked issues of security and environmental management in...

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UVM's Department of African Studies and Department of Anthropology are proud to present this lecture by Professor Gregor Dobler of the Department of Anthropology, University of Freiburg, Germany, "Cocky Hahn and the Legacy of Indirect Rule in Colonialism: Drawing Borders".  For further...

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