Drawing on numerous interviews while living and working in the Niger Delta, Okechukwu Ibeanu analyzes the management of conflicts surrounding petroleum production in the region.
Section 7 reflects on the prospect for environmental cooperation and peacemaking in this and other regions of conflict.
The book’s broad thesis is that alleviating poverty in the 21st century is not only a moral but also a security imperative.
Summaries include Conservation, Population and Health, with Jane Goodall; and The HIV/AIDS Pandemic and Critical Policy Issues for the Armed Forces, with Stuart Kingma and Rodger Yeager.
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.
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.
Event summaries from meetings sponsored by the Environmental Change and Security Program between June 1999 and May 2000.
Washington, D.C.: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Kennan Institute Occasional Paper Series #271, 1998. PDF 18 pages.
Complete set of commentaries on population, health, environment, and conflict in Africa by Wangari Maathai, Marc Ravalomanana, John Katunga, Milline J. Mbonile, Nana K. Poku, Anthony Nyong, Kenneth Omeje, and Patricia Kameri-Mbote.
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