Can heavenly words calm secular tempers in disputes over water?

November 28, 2017
The International Water Association's The Source reviews Dr. Aaron Wolf's new book The Spirit of Dialogue: Lessons from Faith Traditions in Transforming Conflict. The article notes how Wolf discusses the similarity between water and faith - both transcend borders. Faith traditions offer another means to bring people together beyond the current technical and engineering language used to negotiate conflicts. 
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The Spirit of Dialogue on OPB's Think Out Loud

September 21, 2017
Director of the PWCMT and OSU Professor, Dr. Aaron Wolf, joins in on Oregon Public Broadcasting 'Think Out Loud' to discuss his new book The Spirit of Dialogue: Lessons from Faith Traditions in Transforming Conflict. The book The Spirit of Dialogue is available through Island Press.

Internationally known water mediator finds spirituality key to transforming conflict

September 9, 2017

Draining Oregon: 1 year later, state still treading water with little changes

September 5, 2017
Dr. Todd Jarvis, Director for the Institute for Water and Watersheds, discusses the state of groundwater in Oregon, as part of a follow up piece on the groundwater resources of the state and its governance by the Oregonian. 
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The Q & A: Aaron Wolf

July 11, 2017
The Texas Tribune interviews OSU Professor and Director of the Program in Water Conflict Management and Transformation, Aaron Wolf, about water conflict management and his role in the field.
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New Assessment Identifies Global Hotspots for Water Conflict

July 17, 2017

Serious Gaming in Water

July 2017
Serious gaming has proved successful in enhancing skills in negotiations in response to water conflict. Research completed at OSU by  Shelby Hockaday, Todd Jarvis and Fatima Taha looks at if negotiations differed between conflicts and management of surface water and groundwater. It also explores the relationship between a player’s background and social behaviors that may have shaped the outcomes of their gaming experience.
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Global Hotspots for Potential Water Conflict Identified

July 17, 2017
New analysis by researchers from OSU, Spain and Chile has been published in the journal Global Environmental Change.  Findings cite that the more than 1,400 new dams or water diversion projects are planned or already under construction have the potential to increase water conflict between some countries.
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Water and Security: Pressure Points to Watch in 2016

July 17, 2017
Circle of Blue conducted a geopolitical analysis using Aqueduct Water Risk Altas and the Global Conflict Risk Index.  It identifies 10 places where water could compound existing social stressors and contribute to a humanitarian crisis.
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Why 'hydro-politics' will shape the 21st Century

June 16, 2017
BBC Future interviews OSU's Professor of Geography Dr. Aaron Wolf about the future of water supplies and hydro-politics.  He cites three main issues when it comes to water in the 21st Century: water scarcity, political implications of scarcity, and transboundary waters. 
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