May 21, 2008 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Human, livestock, wildlife, and environmental health are integrally related, and development practitioners and policymakers should "take advantage of these relationships to achieve conservation and development goals," says the Wildlife Conservation Society's Steve Osofsky.
Fishing for Families: Evidence From the Philippines on Integrating Population and Environment in Development Programs
May 16, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Leona D'Agnes speaks about the Integrated Population and Coastal Resource Management (IPOPCORM) initiative, which was implemented in biodiversity hotspots in the Philippines.
May 15, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Dwindling fish populations in Southeast Asia have reduced incomes, lowered food security, increased poverty, and led to the use of destructive fishing technologies like dynamite and cyanide. This event is part of ECSP's "New Horizons at the Nexus of Conflict, Natural Resources, and Health" meeting series.
May 08, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Experts show how a multisectoral approach can improve livelihoods, conserve natural resources, and promote family planning.
April 28, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The forum examines the results of several studies in WRI's Representation, Equity, and Environment working paper series, which seeks to determine how developing countries' efforts to decentralize and democratize natural resource management (NRM) have affected local-level NRM and democracy.
April 23, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Insecure land and property rights, and inequitable systems of land access and use have contributed to conflicts, and without reform, may become even more likely to trigger violence.
April 22, 2008 // 3:00pm — 5:00pm
Columbia University's Matthew Connelly and WorldWatch Institute's Robert Engelman discuss population, family planning, and their recently released books.
March 14, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
The film offers a look at the impacts of the Hanford nuclear site on the land and people of the Columbia River basin. Home to two-thirds of the United States' high-level nuclear waste, the Hanford site is the focus of the largest environmental cleanup in history.
March 13, 2008 // 12:00pm — 2:00pm
Systematic assessments of development programs are critical in identifying and expanding best practices and minimizing unsuccessful approaches. Panelists present the results of their assessments of PHE programs.
March 04, 2008 // 9:00am — 10:30am
Four expert speakers examine the security threats posed by global phenomena including migration, demographic change, water scarcity, and environmental degradation, seeking to shed light on the causes of certain conflicts and help governments prevent domestic and regional upheaval.