Advanced Consortium on Cooperation Conflict and Complexity Archives - State of the Planet

Pod of the Planet Ep. 9: Not Everyone is Greta, and That’s OK

George Bernard Shaw, who once quipped that “youth is wasted on the young,” couldn’t be more wrong when it comes to climate activism.

by |August 31, 2020
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Students Study Conflict and Collaboration at Bears Ears

This year’s Clinic on Conflict and Collaboration in Natural Resource Management focused on the Bears Ears National Monument, conducting research to explore how the management of public lands contributes to peace and conflict among stakeholders in the region.

by Emma Venarde |August 12, 2020
network of interactions between different peace factors

What’s Math Got to Do With Peace?

For the Sustaining Peace Project, astrophysicist Larry Liebovitch created a mathematical model to calculate whether a society is moving toward or away from peace.

by Allegra Chen-Carrel |August 6, 2020
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Bronx Documentary Center Uses Photojournalism to Drive Social Change

The center’s director and students explain how they use photography to explore vital issues, stimulate critical thought, and connect with their communities.

by Angie Thuy Tran |August 5, 2020
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How Do You Measure Innovation in Sustainable Development?

New research analyzes how four countries are utilizing individually tailored platforms to develop economically and sustainably.

by Rachel Kirk |July 14, 2020
diagram of factors that help and inhibit peace

New Website Maps and Models the Science of Peace

The Sustaining Peace Project website highlights what we can learn from societies that have lived in harmony for generations.

by Allegra Chen-Carrel |June 29, 2020
Beth Fisher-Yoshida admires a mural.

New Book Will Highlight Important Lessons for Peacebuilding and Social Transformation

The Youth, Peace, and Security program shares lessons from working with youth leaders in Medellin, Colombia, to foster peace in communities afflicted by violence.

by Rachel Kirk |May 26, 2020
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EI LIVE K12: RSVP for Our June Sessions

Students will make their own glacier goo, take a virtual drone flight over the ocean, and much more in these live sessions taught by Earth Institute experts.

by |May 15, 2020
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Lessons from African Feminists Mobilizing Against COVID-19

Grassroots activists share their strategies on caring for oneself and one another, and on building societies grounded in solidarity and equity.

by Meredith Forsyth |April 3, 2020
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Q&A: Exploring the Connections Between Environment, Equality, and Indigenous Issues

Ceiba — a teacher, musician, and activist — emphasizes the importance of listening to and learning from indigenous peoples.

by Thuy Hang Tran |March 20, 2020