for Saleem's new book Treasures
of the Earth: Need, Greed and a Sustainable Future
(Yale University Press)
"In a book that ranges from geology to psychology, with a history of metallurgy along the way, [Ali] argues that sometimes a nation has to extract a nonrenewable resource...to leapfrog from dire poverty to a more diversified economy"
Forbes magazine, review by Elizabeth Eaves
Now available in paperback and Kindle from Amazon.com for only $15
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But like the mariners of the sea we chart our course by them"
Saleem H. Ali is Professor
of Environmental Studies at the
Dr. Ali is also involved in numerous nonprofit
organizations to promote environmental peace-building and
serves on the board of The DMZ Forum for Peace and
Nature Conservation and International
Peace Park Expeditions in the United States and on the
board of governors for LEAD-Pakistan.
He has also been involved in promoting environmental education
in madrassahs (Islamic religious schools) and using techniques
from environmental planning to study the rise of these
institutions in his ethnic homeland --
his earlier works, is the acclaimed comparative case-based
Mining, the Environment and Indigenous Development Conflicts.
Volumes where he has served as editor include Earth
and Corporate Social Resposibility (edited with Ciaran
O'Fairchellaegh) and the widely acclaimed volume Peace
Press, September, 2007), which has received
cover endorsements from environmental scientists E.O. Wilson,
George Schaller and UNEP executive director Achim Steiner,
and a foreword by IUCN Director General Julia Marton-Lefevre.
Prior to embarking on an academic career, Dr. Ali
worked as an environmental health and safety professional at General Electric (based
at GE headquarters in
He is also a professional mediator and has conducted
workshops on consensus-building for private and public
interests, as well as peer review of research publications for
the World Bank, the International Institute for Sustainable
Woodrow Wilson Center, the Journal
of Environmental Management, the Journal
of Environmental Planning and Management, the Natural
Resources Forum and Yale
Research appointments include a visiting fellowship at the Brookings Institution's research center in Doha, Qatar; a Public Policy Fellowship at Griffith University in Brisbane,
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I also moderate a listserv on ecological mineral management called "Ecominerals" which aims to provide free information exchange related to responsible management of mineral resources and currently has around 1000 members.
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