During a recent trip to Costa Rica, ECSP
Director Geoff Dabelko visited Alexander Lopez, director of the School for International Affairs at the National University of Costa Rica
. With his extensive field work, Lopez is an expert on the linkages between environment and conflict, as well as the management of transboundary river basins in Latin America
. In the following podcast, Lopez discusses the growing awareness of environment and security linkages in Central America and his current work on building regional cooperation and integration of natural resource management.