Category: Environment


Winter Olympics site becomes battleground for IOC ideals

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What can the International Olympic Committee do when a host city refuses to heed its advice? HAYDEN OPIE, STACEY STEELE and SARAH YANG team up with Korean lawyer JI HOON PARK to analyse the controversy over a site for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. With the XXIII Olympic Winter Games scheduled to […]


Decoding the landscape: finding meaning in Northeast Asia’s urban green spaces


BEN HABIB combines his interests in permaculture and international relations to reflect on the greening of urban landscapes in China and Korea. Landscapes—urban built environments, rural agricultural settings and wilderness areas—can be a rich source of information about the political economy and culture of a country. Through my academic interests in international environmental politics I […]