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This project, an eARThumanities Initiative, examines how ecology meets geopolitics in the Himalayan region. As the climate crisis worsens, a vast swath of Asian countries for which the Himalayan water supply constitutes the most important lifeline, are faced with mounting insecurity. The scramble for uninterrupted access to ample fresh-water supplies has turned into a geopolitical dispute among the continent’s strongest powers, eroding interstate cooperation and foreshadowing a likely outbreak of intrastate or interstate conflict. Areas of research will cover history, science, engineering, data, geopolitics, anthropology, food security, film, policy design, writing, etc. and advance the agenda of interdisciplinary research and collaboration across the divisions at NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), the Global Network University (GNU) and important international institutions.