Biodiversity Publications

Environmental Peacemaking

Jul 07, 2011
How can environmental cooperation be used to bolster regional peace? A large body of research suggests that environmental degradation may catalyze violent conflict. Environmental cooperation, in contrast, has gone almost unexplored as a means of peacemaking, even though it opens several effective channels: enhancing trust, establishing habits of cooperation, lengthening the time horizons of decisionmakers, forging cooperative trans-societal linkages, and creating shared regional norms and identities.More about this title can be found on the Wilson Center Press website. more

CES 9 Special Report, pp. 135-163

Jul 07, 2011
The China Environmental Health Project By Jennifer Turner & Linden Ellis Spotlight on NGO Activism: The Jane Goodall Institute Roots & Shoots Program in China By April Nigh Water Resource Challenges in the Karst Regions of Southwest China By Chris Groves Spotlight on NGO Activism: Natural Resources Defense Council China Program By Alex Wang Reaching Out to the Community in Rural Yunnan's Karst Region By Amelia Chung Spotlight on NGO Activism: Catalyzing Participatory Governance From the Grassroots to the County Seat By Amelia Chung Clearing the Air: Promoting Clean Coal Technology and Environmental Health Studies in Huainan City By Wei-Ping Pan Feature Box: Coal City: Measures to Control Urumqi’s Health-Threatening Air Pollution By Zhang Chen & Rui Li-hong more

CES 7 Chinese Version Section 1

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Article: The Challenge of Positive Influence: Managing Sustainable Development of the West-East Pipeline Project by Mike Seymour, Marilyn Beach, and Steve LaisterFeature Article: China's Ecological Rehabilitation: The Unprecedented Efforts and Dramatic Impacts of Reforestation and Slope Protection in Western China by Runsheng Yin, Jintao Xu, Zhou Li, and Can Liu more

CES 1 Part 1

Jul 07, 2011

CES 9 Feature Article, pp. 43-56

Jul 07, 2011
Is Guangdong the Dark Horse in Addressing Ecological and Human Health Threats? By Kaleb Brownlow & Stephanie Renzi more

CES 11 pp. 216-238

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Box: Sino-Italian Energy and Environmental Cooperation By Natalie Matthews Commentary: Eco-Farming: A Long-Term Strategy for Dealing with Climate Change By Pan Wenjing (Translated by Ada Wu) Commentary: Too Much of a Good Thing? Phosphorus Flows and Water Eutrophication in China By Marcy Nicks Moody Commentary: Local Understanding of a Melting Glacier: Conversing with Lamas and Circumambulators in Shangri-La By Zhou Lei Spotlight on NGO Activism: Zero-Waste Comes to China: The Green Anhui-GAIA Partnership By Skye Gilbert Feature Box: Anatomy of a Partnership: Benefits of U.S.-China Private Sector Cooperation in the Power Sector By Claire Casey & John Juech Feature Box: The China Carbon Forum: Enhancing China’s Response to Climate Change through Network-building and Stakeholder Dialogue By Leo Horn-Phathanothai more

CES 7 Feature Article, pp. 17-32

Jul 07, 2011
China's Ecological Rehabilitation: The Unprecedented Efforts and Dramatic Impacts of Reforestation and Slope Protection in Western China by Runsheng Yin, Jintao Xu, Zhou Li, and Can Liu more

CES 5 Feature Article, pp. 45-58; Commentaries/Notes From the Field, pp. 59-92

Jul 07, 2011
Feature Article, p. 45-58: New Partners or Old Brothers? GONGOs in Transnational Environmental Advocacy in China by Fengshi Wu Commentaries/Notes From the Field, p. 59-92: Looking into a Microcosm of China's Water Problems: Dilemmas of Shanxi--A High and Dry Province by Jih-Un Kim, p.59 Networking for Development of Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims in China by Kenji Otsuka, p.63 Xinjiang: A Trip to the New Territory by Wen Bo, p.66 China's Nature Reserves: Protecting Species or Generating Profits? by Lawrence Glacy, p. 69 The Yunnan Great Rivers Project by Ou Xiaokun, p.74 Environmental Action as Mass Campaign by Jane Sayers, p.77 Spray-Painting Change? Beijing's Green Olympics, NGOs and Lessons Learned from Sydney by Timothy Hildebrandt, p.80 Brick by Brick: Improving the Energy and Environmental Performance of China's Buildings by Robert Watson and Barbara Finamore, p.86 Lean and Green: Boosting Chinese Energy Efficiency through ESCOs by Pam Baldinger, p.90 Energy and Environmental Performance of China's Buildings by Robert Watson and Barbara Finamore, p.86Lean and Green: Boosting Chinese Energy Efficiency through ESCOs by Pam Baldinger, p.90 more

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