Robert Engelman analyzes the human and environmental impact of population growth, particularly in the context of Niger and Kenya.
Experts review new publications (Part 1).
Event summaries from meetings sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program between August 2000 and June 2001.
Farmers in rural Nepal are becoming front-line stewards of the environment—and advocates for integrated population-health-environment programs. The co-authors describe a World Wildlife Fund program that combines family planning and community-based forestry within Nepal's Terai region.
The author analyzes the multiple and complex relationships between environmental change, notions of security, and social conflicts in the Brazilian Amazon..
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 question now is how to transform spotty progress and modest steps into a more consistent pattern of political support for environmental concerns, how to move from the wide recognition that a problem exists to a public consensus that it is important.
The book’s broad thesis is that alleviating poverty in the 21st century is not only a moral but also a security imperative.
Experts review new publications.
The first issue of PECS News features an article on population dynamics and migration in the Calakmul Biosphere Reserve in Mexico by University of Michigan Fellows Program Associate Jenny Ericson.