Category: conflict

Iraq’s maritime heritage finds a haven in the classroom | Al-Fanar Media

With ancient boatbuilding crafts nearly extinct, scholars and researchers aim to bring knowledge of Iraq’s maritime heritage to a new

Iran feels the pernicious effects of U.S. sanctions on biodiversity conservation | Equal Times

US sanctions are hampering conservation interventions necessary to protect critically endangered species from going extinct Situated at the confluence of

Water Wars | Weapons of Reason

In the future, water may become an increasingly scarce resource and a source of violent conflict. But history teaches us

Building social cohesion through football in post-ISIS Iraq | Nature Middle East

Promoting contact between members of different groups can build tolerance within an intervention, but building broader social cohesion is more

Banned Identity: A history of couscous during the Spanish Inquisition | EATEN Magazine

For EATEN Magazine No. 7, I wrote about the history of couscous during the Spanish Inquisition — from noble dish

On the frontline of war, Yemeni women are building peace | Equal Times

The lived experience of those most affected by war, and those working hardest to end it, has led to a

What will it take for Canada to confront its femicide crisis? | Equal Times

Canada is often perceived as amongst the safest countries in the world, but when you zoom in, rhetoric of a

Can militant groups be environmentalists? | World Politics Review

The case for engaging with militant groups to protect the environment Competition over scarce natural resources is often a key

A Syrian shepherd with animals grazing in pasture in springtime in Syria

Environmental ruin could make postwar Syria unlivable | World Politics Review

An overlooked casualty of the Syrian civil war: Its environment After nearly a decade of conflict, the extensive damage inflicted