Environmental Health Publications
The author discusses four significant demographic issues in the context of the ecological security framework: population growth, movements, graying, and differential growth.
Issue 15: Fishing for Families: Reproductive Health and Integrated Coastal Management in the PhilippinesJul 07, 2011
The Philippines' rapidly rising population has overwhelmed fisheries, bringing grinding poverty and malnutrition to many coastal communities. But a new approach to conservation may save families along with the fish and their habitats, say Joan Castro and Leona D'Agnes.
Environmental and social factors are generating high levels of conflict and insecurity in Northern Pakistan.
A joint paper by ECSP and the Pacific Institute indicates that existing support resources fail to adequately serve the needs of practitioners, but highlights the necessary characteristics of an effective decision-making support tool.
Roger-Mark De Souza's article explores population, health, and environment (PHE) connections, identifying accomplishments, current challenges, and priorities.
Includes table of contents, feature articles, and excerpts from official statements and documents.
Using geo-referenced data, Clionadh Raleigh and Henrik Urdal find that population growth and density are related to increased civil conflict, but that demographic and environmental factors are generally outweighed by political and economic ones.
The 2000 issue of the ECSP Report features commentaries on commentaries address environment, population, and conflict; and trade and the environment. Complete report.
While global environmental and population challenges are clearer and more pressing than ever, the international community seems less capable of constructive agreement, writes Frederick Meyerson.
PECS News Issue 5 features a discussion with the CDC's Dr. Helene Gayle, a review of GIS as a tool for population-environment research, and a field report from Madagascar.