Environmental activism in Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong has been growing considerably over the past decade, but most green activists and environmental journalists in each area have not had opportunities to meet and exchange ideas on their professions. Through a generous grant from the U.S. Institute of Peace, ECSP organized a forum in Hong Kong to provide opportunities for 65 environmentalists and journalists from the three areas of Greater China to discuss improving the capacity of environmental NGOs and the quality of environmental reporting in the region.
Section 7 reflects on the prospect for environmental cooperation and peacemaking in this and other regions of conflict.
JANUARY 2008—Military Power Crucial, But Not Sufficient, Says Editorial
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 800 women die daily from preventable causes related to pregnancy and childbirth. Almost all of these deaths occur in developing countries, with higher rates for women living in rural areas and among poorer communities.
The 2000 issue of the ECSP Report features commentaries on commentaries address environment, population, and conflict; and trade and the environment. Table of Contents.
We must ask whether investments to protect biologically rich areas are effective and sustainable if they don’t respond to the many needs of the people who live there, writes ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko in a column for Momentum magazine.
MAY 2007--New Security Beat Provides Latest on Population, Environment, Security in the News
Bringing together a diverse group of authors – from Nepal to Norway, from the university to the military – the 11th edition of the Environmental Change and Security Program Report explores how powerful underlying forces may engender war – or lay a foundation for peace.
OCTOBER 2005--United States Needs New Trade Policy, Krist says
ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko's keynote address outlines next steps for scholarship and policy