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September 17, 2014 / By David Michel
Enhancing environmental security

By David Michel: 

Conflict and cooperation over shared environmental resources have characterized human societies from the dawn of civilization — from ancient Mesopotamia, where

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September 08, 2014
Universal lessons from the Napa earthquake

The recent Napa earthquake highlights just how far we’ve come with disaster-proofing cities. But while luckily there were no fatalities, one overlooked issue remains: widespread gas and

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February 19, 2014 / By Yun Sun
China, Myanmar face Myitsone dam truths

By Yun Sun - Debate between China and Myanmar over the suspended US$3.6 billion Myitsone hydro-electric dam project recently reached a new pitch.

A war of words between their

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September 01, 2013
Developing Nepal’s Hydroelectric Resources: Policy Alternatives

Fed by the snows and glaciers of the Himalaya and the seasonal rains of the South Asian monsoon, Nepal’s rivers represent one of the world’s greatest untapped sources of

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June 27, 2013 / By David Michel
Egypt, Ethiopia Water Dispute Threatens Nations

By David Michel - The drums of war are beating again in the Middle East and the Horn of Africa. But this confrontation doesn't concern Syria, Somalia, Israel or the Palestinians. The

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