The World We Want is a joint initiative by the United Nations and civil society that comprises consultations on the world agenda after 2015, touching upon various issues relevant for development and sustainability.
Two of the three main objectives of the Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project grapple with how to “save the Dead Sea” and “build a symbol of peace in the region.” With Israeli-Palestinians relations and the Dead Sea at an all time low, questions arise whether the 'Red-Dead Canal’ (as it is known in envi
The issue of oil and its impact on people and their land was discussed by civil society, the oil industry and representatives from the Congolese government at a two day conference in Kinshasa, co-organized by WWF-Democratic Republic of Congo.
Where is Sombath Somphone? With every day that passes, the fate of one of Southeast Asia’s most high-profile environmental activists, who was snatched from the streets of Laos in December, becomes more worrisome.
In the fall of 2012 newspapers around the world reported on a Wikileaks document, surreptitiously acquired from Stratfor, the Texas security company, revealing Egyptian and Sudanese plans to build an airstrip for bombing a dam in the Blue Nile River Gorge in Ethiopia.
In November, the first shipment of raw “rare earth” minerals arrived at an $800 million processing plant on Malaysia’s east coast near the home of Tan Bun Teet.
"Security begins" is a short film exploring what 'security' can mean, by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).
Ecological Cooperation in South Asia: The Way Forward. Washington, DC: New America Foundation.
The key to managing conflict and cooperation over water. In: A World of Science, 11 (1). Paris: UNESCO.
When disasters and conflicts collide. Improving links between disaster resilience and conflict prevention. London: Overseas Development Institute.
Shale gas. Unconventional and unwanted: the case against shale gas. Friends of the Earth Europe/Heinrich Böll Foundation.
Backdraft: The Conflict Potential of Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation. Environmental Change & Security Program Report 14, 2. Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Harvesting Peace: Food Security, Conflict, and Cooperation. Environmental Change & Security Program Report Vol. 14, Issue 3. Washington DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.