Water Politics & Security in Africa: Interview with Prof. Aaron Wolf

February 18, 2011
The Africa Regional Media Hub interviews Professor Aaron Wolf of Oregon State University on Water Politics & Security in Africa.

Tapping Spirituality to Help Resolve Global Water Conflicts

October 22, 2010
Aaron Wolf is both a professor of geography at Oregon State University and a trained mediator in conflict resolution -- two professions he has melded together when working on the Arab-Israeli conflict as well as numerous disputes in central and southeast Asia and Africa.
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Countdown on the Columbia- Deadline looms for the river that turned darkness to dawn

October 2, 2010
As we grow up, we have new experiences. We learn something we didn’t know before. We consider others. Make discoveries. Make mistakes. We fail and we succeed.
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Mapping the Resilience of International River Basins to Future Climate Change-Induced Water Variability

September 8, 2010
Transboundary watercourses pose a variety of challenges to the management of water resources.
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The dirty River Jordan

June 30, 2010
The holy waterway of Biblical times has become a polluted, foul-smelling stream. Can it be saved?
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Water Wars, War of the Well, and Guerilla Well-fare

March 16, 2010
To get a feel for how sensationalist the term "Water wars" is in the media, consider that a search on Google leads to nearly 31 million results.
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Community-Based Approaches to Conflict Management in the US Pacific

March 12, 2010
Todd Javis presents a case study showcasing how one community with multi-stakeholders addressed complex water issues.
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The winter 2009/2010, "World Policy Journal" focuses on Water Wars

December 29, 2009
The winter 2009/2010, "World Policy Journal" features articles addressing water conflict concerns.
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Todd Jarvis describes ground water management plans

December 4, 2009

Todd Jarvis, Associate director of the institute for water and watersheds, talks about new approaches to ground water management.

International Waters: Conflict, Cooperation, and Climate Change

November 1, 2009

Almost all human and ecosystem activity relies on a safe, stable supply of water resources. And since the resource needs to be allocated to myriad uses, from drinking to agriculture to instream flows to transportation, industry, and spiritual transformation, water management is conflict management.
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Part 10- Fourth Plenary of the 2009 RSE Symposium

October 24, 2009

Professor Aaron T. Wolf, Department of Geosciences, Oregon State University at Part 10 of the Fourth Plenary of the 8th Religion, Science, and the Environment Symposium under the auspices of His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew held in New Orleans, LA on October 24, 2009.  

Peace Talks Radio: Can Water Negotiations Point The Way to Peace?

September 25, 2009

Peace Talks Radio host Carol Boss talks with Aaron Wolf, international water negotiator and professor at Oregon State University
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Aaron Wolf - Spiritual Transformations and Environmental Negotiations

June 04, 2009

In this short video, Geoffrey Dabelko, Director at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, interviews Aaron Wolf.
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Blue Gold: Have the Next Resource Wars Begun?

March 31, 2009

It has often been said that water is "blue gold" and the next resource wars will be fought, not over oil, but over water... Read more - page could not be found

Peace in the Pipeline

February 13, 2009

"Water wars are coming!" the newspaper headlines scream. It seems obvious; rivalries over water have been the source of disputes since humans settled down to cultivate food.
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The Man Who Bridges Troubled Waters

December 29, 2008

Aaron Wolf mediates disputes around the world, helping enemies realize that no one deserves to have the water shut off.
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New Class Aims to Take the Fight Out of Water Disputes

June 20, 2008

There's a saying in the West: whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting. But what if you could take the fight out of water conflicts? Oregon State University is offering a series of courses that aims to do just that. The goal is to teach water users to make peace, not war. But will it work? Correspondent Austin Jenkins reports.
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Prof Uses Spirituality to Stop Fights

June 7, 2008

OSU man, a veteran of the water wars, sees it as great tool In a world where nations go to war over natural resources, it surprises Oregon State University's Aaron Wolf that water seems to have a transcendent quality. It's so essential that most cultures view it as a gift from God, he said. Many will uphold even their enemies' right to access water in order to survive.

Outside Looking In: OSU students get a taste of community-based restoration in the Grande Ronde Watershed

October 24, 2007

Oregon State University graduate students and faculty members were hosted by the Grande Ronde Model Watershed and Wallowa Resources for a field course in water governance.
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Across the Divide - Parting the Waters

Febuary 1, 2007

In the summer of 1997, Aaron Wolf and a Berber guide trekked up narrow mountain paths to a village high in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. Despite the steep terrain, they walked lightly. A donkey carried their gear. As they moved toward snowcapped peaks, they crossed one dry, rocky ridge after another.
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