Category: conflict

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

War, law and biodiversity: A race against time | Justice Info

November 6 is the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict. Biodiversity is in free

Kurdistan Rawanduz River Kira Walker

Dam building projects could fuel water stress in Middle East | DW

While scientists warn of their negative impact on biodiversity, the autonomous Kurdistan Region is building multiple dams to respond to

A worsening water crisis is threatening Iraq’s future | World Politics Review

Instability will continue in Iraq so long as its long-neglected water crisis is not addressed The many ongoing challenges in

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

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

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

An environmental movement for times of war, too | Open Canada

While current global action focuses on the impact of humans and industry on the environment during peacetime, what about during

Hitting nature where it hurts: 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