Environmental Health Publications
Experts review new publications.
To celebrate its tenth anniversary, the 10th edition of the newly redesigned ECSP Report asked top thinkers to identify the next steps for environment, population, and security. Table of Contents and Foreword.
Event summaries from nine of the 1996 sessions, as well as highlights of the environment, population, and security activities of foundations, nongovernmental organizations, academic programs, and government offices, a list of Internet sites and resources, and a bibliographic guide to the literature.
The New Security Beat, ECSP’s blog, was launched in January 2007 to shed light on some of today’s broader security issues, including water scarcity, environmental degradation, and population growth. The posts below are selected highlights from the first year.
National Intelligence Estimate: The Global Infectious Disease Threat and Its Implications for the United StatesJul 07, 2011
These excerpts from a January 2000 National Intelligence Estimate highlight the rising global health threat of new and reemerging infectious diseases
Overuse of natural resources and degradation of ecosystems play an important role in increasing human vulnerability, undermining livelihoods and human wellbeing, creating instability, and potentially generating or exacerbating violent conflict, according to the policy brief by Michael Renner and Hilary French.
Includes articles on the Okavango River Basin and reproductive health in the Amazon rainforest, as well as summaries from events on population and security, and a review of Breaking the Conflict Trap.
The update section is designed to highlight the environment, population, and security activities of various organizations. The bibliography includes a wide range of publications, organized by theme, which relate to environment, population, and security.
ECSP invited Homer-Dixon, Peluso, and Watts to engage in a dialogue about Violent Environments, as well as the future of environmental security research.
PECS News Issue 2 includes reports from events on environmental security in Africa, an article on integrating gender into WWF's programs in Nepal, and a review of Gunther Baechler's Violence Through Environmental Discrimination.