A shift in the use of water and other resources, from a policy or pattern of unchecked water use a few decades ago, to today’s era of water scarcity, has created a situation that has resulted in the potential for disputes over rivers worldwide.  Some of these arguments include the decades-long dispute between Mexico and… Read More

  People tend to behave in ways that they believe other people approve of, and avoid those behaviors they think others disapprove of.  This normative social influence is based on the fundamental human need to be liked and accepted by others. Furthermore, people’s behavior can also be shaped by informational social influence.[1]   Transnational law… Read More

From Denver.com Mexico, US agree on Colorado River allotments The Associated Press Posted: 12/20/2010 04:19:31 PM MST Updated: 12/20/2010 04:20:48 PM MST MEXICO CITY—U.S. and Mexican officials reached a deal Monday for Mexico to defer part of its water allotment from the Colorado River until 2014 while farmers in the Mexicali area repair irrigation networks… Read More