APRIL 2007 - Dr. Jennifer Turner and Linden Ellis coauthor article "China's Growing Ecological Footprint"
Severely eroded and deforested, Ethiopia's land is increasingly turning to desert, due to the country's high population growth, unsustainable land use, and lack of land ownership. Featuring footage from my trip to Ethiopia last year, this ECSP video production looks at the efforts of two projects to combat these devastating trends.
Launched in July 2012, FLOAT Beijing—a community art project that utilizes citizen science—offers a simple, innovative, and non-confrontational approach to air quality monitoring: kites. Pioneered by two U.S. graduate students, the project tracks air pollutants using air sensor modules attached to kites.
Starting in October 2008, CEF and ECSP were charged by the U.S. Agency for International Development with investigating Asia's most serious environmental challenges. This report, focused mainly on Southeast Asia, identifies global trends impacting the environment, and highlights opportunities for USAID and other donors to improve environmental protection.
The first issue of PECS News features an article on population dynamics and migration in the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve in Mexico by University of Michigan Fellows Program Associate Jenny Ericson.
Investment in Voluntary Family Planning Could Counter Destabilizing Effects of Rapid Population Growth, Say World Watch Authors
SEPTEMBER 2008—Latest Issue of World Watch Focuses on Global Population's Links to Environment, Security
Geoffrey Dabelko presents "Water Wars or Water Peace?"
Sandeep Bathala, Senior Program Associate for the Environmental Change and Security Program and the Maternal Health Initiative at the Wilson Center, discusses Gender Based Violence and explores ethical questions surrounding the use of new technologies to combat what some describe as a global epidemic.
Oil spills, water shortages, earthquakes, and desertification are only some of the potential environmental threats to the Persian Gulf region’s security, but multilateral and regional efforts to address these problems could help build bridges between nations, writes Rear Admiral John F. Sigler, USN (Ret.).