February 04, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Bringing clean water and improved sanitation to the billions who lack them is not a question of money or technology, "it's a question of governance, of commitment, will—all of those things. And that, in many ways, is the worst part of the world's water crisis," says Peter Gleick.
January 27, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
Demography is as close as social science comes to predicting the future, explains Neil Howe of CSIS, as he presents the geopolitical consequences of demographic trends over the next 50 years.
January 14, 2009 // 2:00pm — 4:00pm
"There's such a fundamental misunderstanding that most people have about the environment—that it exists outside of us," says Harvard Medical School's Eric Chivian, co-editor of Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity.
November 12, 2008 // 11:00am — 1:00pm
"A healthy environment can enhance the capacity of societies to reduce the impact of natural and human-induced disasters," explains WWF's Anita Van Breda.
October 23, 2008 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
"People on the forefront [of conservation] need to be healthy…in order to be able to accomplish conservation," argues CI's Janet Edmond. Practitioners share experiences in the sixth meeting in the "PHE: Building the Foundation for the Next 10 Years" series sponsored by ECSP.
October 22, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
"Protected areas are the backbone of biodiversity conservation strategies," so it is critical to examine how population growth is affecting them, says Justin Brashares of the University of California, Berkeley.
Population, Health, and Environment: Value Added From an Integrated Development Strategy (Location: Barcelona)
October 08, 2008 // 6:30pm — 8:00pm
Panelists examine the links between people and the places they live, seeking to knock down the traditional barrier between health and conservation organizations.
Environment, Conflict, and Peacebuilding: Sharing Lessons and Building Networks (Location: Barcelona)
October 07, 2008 // 11:30am — 1:00pm
An international panel sponsored by the Wilson Center and UNEP presents evidence that managing the environment and natural resources is key to improving security, resolving conflicts, and building a sustainable peace after war.
September 30, 2008 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
In a recent nationwide poll studying the U.S. public's attitudes toward population, barely 50 percent of respondents believed there is a strong link between global population growth and climate change, reports Thomas Prugh of World Watch magazine at the launch of their population issue
September 29, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
As more marine species approach extinction, ecosystem-based management, which governs ecosystems according to ecological rather than political boundaries, may offer the best approach to marine conservation. This is the final event in ECSP's "Fishing for a Secure Future" series.