Environmental Security

Islamic educational institutions in America have frequently been the subject of scrutiny by researchers in terms of political and security considerations. However, scant attention has been paid to the important role that they can play in community outreach and service learning on issues of...

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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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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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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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Dipomacy on Ice: Energy, the Environment and Emergent Cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic.

Editors: Rebecca H. Pincus, Saleem H. Ali

This edited volume will fill a gap in the current polar literature by synthesizing several divergent strands of scholarship into a coherent and...

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This video was filmed by IEDS doctoral scholar Anjanette Decarlo during her fieldwork in Somaliland in early 2011. IEDS Fellow Marta Ceroni also collaborated on this project. The goal of the video is to show how a postwar enclave within Somalia that has achieved functional autonomy is exploring...

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A field video about a environmental conflict in Cameroon pertaining to the development of a medium-scale run-of-the river hydroelectric project. The community is willing to consider this as an important means of development but want a process which takes into account their concerns. Filmed in...

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Land tenure arrangements have been the focus of many struggles to achieve sustainable development in rural communities and are often at the core of contemporary politics in developing countries. Scotland provides an unusual contemporary case of transition from a feudal aristocracy to a more...

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Leveraging our location at an academic institution, IEDS is developing a series of learning modules on environmental diplomacy and security which can be used for academic credit towards a degree or for professional training. Our approach combines field education with online learning and short...

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IEDS fellow, Pamela Griffin is developing a detailed inventory of all Ramsar Convention wetland sites which cross jurisdictional boundaries. She will be prioritizing the wetlands in terms of their potential for instrumental use in conflict resolution. this project is also related to the IEDS...

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