Mediation as a tool for solving water-related disputes

November 14, 2013
Dr. Aaron Wolf presents on “Mediation as a tool for solving water-related disputes,” at the Water Security and Peace Conference, organized by the Water Diplomacy Consortium at Peace Palace, The Hague.
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Calming the waters

June 24, 2013
OSU prof honored for his role in mediating international water disputes “Water management,” says Aaron Wolf, “is conflict management.”

He should know. Wolf, an Oregon State University geography professor and director of the university’s Program in Water Conflict Management  and Transformation, has traveled the world mediating some of the  planet’s most intractable water disputes.
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Ethiopia dam fears exaggerated, say experts

June 12, 2013
In a fiery speech Monday night by Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi  capping weeks of tension between Egypt and Ethiopia over the latter’s  Renaissance Dam mega project, Morsi said that all options were open, implying that a military solution was on the table to defend Egypt’s water  supply. Jennifer Veilleux, PhD graduate in geography from Oregon State University, who has done extensive research on the dam provides perspective.
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Aaron Wolf receives prestigious award for work on international water conflict

March 27, 2013
Oregon State University Professor of Geosciences Aaron Wolf has just been named this year’s winner of the Monito del Giardino award for his work on international water conflict, specifically in regards to the Arab- Israeli conflict.

Aaron Wolf featured in new book, ‘Ecoliterate’ Aaron Wolf

October 10, 2012
Oregon State University professor of geography Aaron Wolf, recognized for his work in mediating water disputes around the world, is featured in the new book, Ecoliterate, which tells stories of activists, educators, and young people from across the nation who are creatively addressing issues related to coal, oil, food, and water.
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2012 Natural Resources Leadership Academy

In June of 2012, Oregon State University will be hosting its first Natural Resources Leadership Academy, in Corvallis, Oregon. This is a unique opportunity to enhance leadership skills, gain knowledge and connect with others in the natural resources field.
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Redrawing the Map of the World’s International River Basins

October 27, 2011
A documentary film produced by Julie Elkins Watson, a Water Resources Policy & Management Masters Student at Oregon State University. The film tells the story of the Columbia River and the diverse people and interests in the basin.
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Water Crisis Offers Chance for Unity over Strife

July 30, 2011
The planet is currently home to 276 international river basins, which cover almost a half of the earth's land surface and are home to 40 percent of the global population.
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Transboundary Water Basins, Climate Change, Variability, & Institutional Resilience

July 28, 2011
When Aaron Wolf, professor in the Department of Geoscience at Oregon State University, and his colleagues first looked at the dynamics behind water conflict in their Basins at Risk study, they found that a lot of the issues they'd assume would lead to conflict, like scarcity or economic growth, didn't necessarily.
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Columbia River: Building Resilience into the Treaty

July 28, 2011
Aaron Wolf discusses the Columbia River issues given the potential for change in status of the Columbia River Treaty in 2024.
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