Environmental Security Publications
Natural resource-related conflicts are the predominant types of conflict in northern Nigeria, according to research by Anthony Nyong. Predicted climactic changes will affect patterns of distribution and availability, and potentially further exacerbate conflict, he writes.
The 2000 issue of the ECSP Report features commentaries on commentaries address environment, population, and conflict; and trade and the environment. Complete report.
Experts review new publications (Part 3).
Includes table of contents, feature articles, and excerpts from official statements and documents.
Patricia Kameri-Mbote examines the context of the Nile River basin and the relationships forged among the states that share its waters.
Experts review new publications.
This article argues that, while the interconnections between the environment and conflict are many and complex, the likelihood of large-scale warfare over renewable resources is small. Nonetheless, environmental difficulties do render many people insecure.
PECS News Issue 6 features a field report from the Philippines and a summary of the conference, The Road to Johannesburg.
Robert Engelman analyzes the human and environmental impact of population growth, particularly in the context of Niger and Kenya.
The author analyzes the multiple and complex relationships between environmental change, notions of security, and social conflicts in the Brazilian Amazon..