Global Health Publications
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.
Because population projections are generally accepted as expert and reliable, non-demographic analysts tend to see projected population growth as an inevitable and unstoppable force in human affairs.
A recent study by Population Action International (PAI), The Shape of Things To Come: Why Age Structure Matters to a Safer, More Equitable World, provides a timely illustration of population trends and their current interpretations.
Experts review new publications.
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.
This publication is the result of an ongoing collaboration between UNEP and ECSP, exploring the environment and security nexus. Complete report.
This article attempts to consolidate information on low-cost sanitation options, and frame them within the context of community acceptability, cost-effectiveness, and sustainability.
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
Experts review new publications (Part 4).
PECS News Issue 4 features discussions of the 2001 IFAD Rural Poverty Report and the film The Urban Explosion, and an article by Michigan International Development Associate John Williams on integrating population into conservation projects.