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ECSP Report 8: Bibliography

Literature that has come to the attention of ECSP in the past year on population, environmental change, and security issues.

Conservation NGO Breaks Down Barriers Between Family Planning, Health, Conservation

NOVEMBER 2008—Vancouver Conference Features "Poverty, Population Growth, and Consumerism" Theme

Integrating Population, Environment Crucial to Development

Across East Africa, innovative development programs are integrating family planning and health services, natural resource management, and the creation of sustainable livelihoods. A recent conference held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, explored the benefits, challenges, and opportunities associated with these integrated programs.

What's Population Got to Do with It?

ESCP and GHI Program Associate Gib Clarke discusses the link between climate change and population in this Point of View column from the October 2006 issue of Centerpoint.

The Afghan Family Health Book

This week at the Wilson Center, Secretary Tommy G. Thompson announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will distribute pioneering interactive women's health books throughout Afghanistan this year. Built with the LeapPad learning system technology, the books are aimed especially at helping Afghan women who cannot read or write. The secretary's speech is available here. Video to come soon.

Water Can Be a Pathway to Peace, Not War (No. 1)

By coming together to jointly manage shared water resources, countries can build trust and prevent conflict.

Hong Kong Conference Report: Part 1 (Chinese)

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. Part 1 (Chinese).

Four Takeaways from the Global Water Security Intelligence Assessment

The just-released unclassified National Intelligence Council report on water and security is a positive contribution to understanding these complex and interconnected ecological, social, economic, and political issues around water.

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