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This video produced by the Gund Institute's Tea Discussions is a presentation of IEDS Director, Asim Zia's, paper on The Politics of Scale in Ruaha National Park, Tanzania.

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Download Full Publication. Finding paths for ecologically and socially sustainable development in post-conflict regions of Africa poses a tremendous challenge for researchers and practitioners alike. In this study...

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This video was made in partnership with the Vermont Caribbean Institute and features IEDS doctoral scholar Anjanette DeCarlo during her fieldwork visit to the coastal community of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic.

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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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Better mining corporations want to adopt “Responsible Mining”. This paper outlines what responsible mining actually is and offers a guide to corporations wanting more information on how to become responsible. Eight principles are outlined, followed by a discussion of No-Go Zones to mining: which...

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This case provides a detailed description of a company that buys pre-owned fine jewelry from the public and places it back into market circulation. The case describes the founding and evolution of CIRCA’s business model and discusses the company’s working culture, organizational structure, and...

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Click here to download report:  Many developing economies have been receiving increasingly significant amounts of foreign direct investment in mining over the past two decades. As mining expands in these new...

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IEDS Fellow Dr. Asim Zia is the lead author an a notable study regarding socio-ecological tradeoffs in managing a national park in Tanzania linked below.  This research was funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for the research project “Advancing Conservation in a...

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The Institute for Environmental Diplomacy and Security has received a grant from The Tiffany & Co. Foundation to consider ways of linking environmental conservation to sustainable livelihoods in island economies using pearl farming. The $200,000 grant given to IEDS over 2 years will support...

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IEDS led a training course on diplomatic ways of approach treaties involving hazardous chemicals at the Global Mercury Conference, held in Halifax Canada this summer. This is the largest gathering of scientists and policy-makers to discuss ways of regulating the neurotoxic element which has been...

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