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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