National Approaches

New Perspective
By Lisa Anderson 08.17.2016
In the face of the egregious encroachment of academic freedom, violations will only grow as terrorism drives government policies globally. Should associations and academies vigorously engage in the securitization of research?

Capacity Building and Development

New Article
Central Asian conservation leaders learn about fire management practices on the Carson National Forest. Photo Credit: Mitch Roberts, USFS
By Katherine E. Himes, Brad Kinder, Lara Peterson 07.13.2016
The vast biodiversity and range of ecosystems in Central Asia makes the region a high priority for global conservation efforts, thus positioning the US Foreign Service to contribute to US foreign policy goals via conservation diplomacy.

Transboundary Issues and Shared Spaces

New Article
Sir Peter Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor to the New Zealand Prime Minister
By Peter D. Gluckman 06.09.2016
New Zealand's Chief Science Advisor and AAAS recipient of the 2015 Award for Science Diplomacy, Peter Gluckman, discusses the greatest challenges and opportunities for science within public policy.