Environmental Health Publications
Rapid population growth by Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda has pushed people to settle near gorilla habitat - sometimes leading to conflict. The innovative community development program, Conservation Through Public Health, seeks to conserve these magnificent animals, and at the same time, improve the quality of life for Ugandans living near Bwindi.
This article highlights certain gaps in the information about the steps that lead from hunger to conflict, and then suggests policies and actions to break these connections.
Countries that are overwhelmed by environmental problems tend to develop political and economic problems, writes Jared Diamond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies.
The first-ever ECSP Report includes Geoff and David Dabelko's feature on redefining environmental security; Richard Matthew's commentary on demystifying the concept of environmental security; and Marc Levy's call for a third wave of environmental security scholarship. Complete report.
The 13th issue of the Environmental Change and Security Program Report details the non-traditional security threats and opportunities facing the world today. Cover and Table of Contents.
The guide lists by theme literature that has come to the attention of ECSP in the past year on population, environmental change, and security issues.
This commentary is an edited transcript of an address Dr. Goodall gave to a Washington policy audience at the Woodrow Wilson Center on 3 April 2003.
PECS News Issue 6 features a field report from the Philippines and a summary of the conference, The Road to Johannesburg.
One important conclusion to be drawn from this analysis is the urgent need for environmental sustainability—for sustainable use, sustainable consumption, sustainable development—in ways that do not enrich current generations at the expense of future ones.
ECSP draws upon Wilson Center speakers and fellows, past and present, to comment on trade and the environment in the wake of Seattle.