Geneva Water Hub / November 9, 2018
The Conference will cover the multiple challenges of the nexus between water, peace and security both from the science ...
New Security Beat / October 24, 2017
Jeannie Sowers, Erika Weinthal & Neda Zawahri
Six years of brutal warfare have destroyed basic infrastructure in Yemen, Libya, and Syria. While U.S. and European governments ...
Nature Middle East / September 30, 2017
The targeting of environmental infrastructure in war has become an end in itself, with long-term implications for human welfare and ecosystems. ...
UNH Today / September 25, 2017
The destruction of essential infrastructure. Cholera outbreaks. A public health crisis.
Any one of these might seem overwhelming, but these are just some of the issues that make up the day-to-day reality throughout conflict zones in Yemen and Syria. This state of affairs, seemingly so far-removed from ...
University of New Hampshire, College of Liberal Arts / May 24, 2017
Jeannie Sowers, associate professor of political science, has been awarded a two-year grant from the Gerda Henkel Stiftung Foundation for her project, “Targeting Environmental Infrastructures: Water, Energy, and Civilians in the New Middle Eastern Wars,” with Prof. Erika Weinthal at Duke University. The foundation ...