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The four-week summer program will be offered in July, 2013.  The program is directed by Dr. Michael Beevers, Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Dickinson College, focusing on topics integral to understanding environmental issues in the region: Desert Ecology and Biodiversity Sustainable Agriculture Desert Geology and Geomorphology Archaeology of the Southern Negev Water Issues and Management […]

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The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES) is the premier environmental education and research program in the Middle East, preparing future Arab and Jewish leaders to cooperatively solve the region’s environmental challenges. Affiliated with Ben-Gurion University, AIES houses academic programs, research, and international cooperation initiatives on a range of environmental concerns and challenges. AIES conducts […]

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  Sustainability in the Middle East: Challenges in the Southern Arava, is directed by Dr. Michael Beevers, assistant professor of Environmental Studies at Dickinson College.  His interests include environmental policy, global environmental politics, environmental security, development, globalization, peacebuilding and African Politics. His current research examines environmental and natural resource governance in war-torn societies – with […]

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