Pragmatic Peace

The DMZ Forum is pleased to have Korean War veteran and congressman Charlie Rangel as the keynote speaker at their annual conference at the American Museum of Natural History to explore ways by which environmental factors can play a role in peace-building on the Korean peninsula. IEDS director,...

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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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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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Through a 16-day accredited academic expedition led by IEDS Fellows Anna Grichting and J.Todd Walters, we are providing a unique learning...

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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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Since 1990, The International Tropical Timber Organization has been involved in several conservation projects, which broadly include the following ecoregions: Borneo rainforest (Indonesia, Malaysia); Central African rainforest (Gabon, Cameroon, Republic of Congo); Southeast Asian forest (...

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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 galvanize cooperative behavior. This proposal seeks to empirically address the following research...

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View this publication. Natural resources, such as oil and gas, are commonly viewed as catalysts of conflict. Because individuals, ethnic groups, and governments often see control of...

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Public policy has often been polarized between “hawks” and doves”, with each side dismissing the other’s motives and methods.  IEDS works to reconcile these differences by promoting a practically implementable vision of peace.

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