Gib Clarke argues that the population-health-environment (PHE) community must solidify its research base, reach out to new partners, and push for flexible funding and programming. In addition, he writes that PHE programs should add livelihoods as a critical element.
The 1997 issue of the ECSP's annual report frames environment in terms of the U.S. security debate, explores ecological security and demographic change; and includes a commentary on human population prospects. Complete report.
Experts review new publications.
ECSP Report 12 analyzes conflicts over natural resources, which are increasingly depleted by population growth, environmental degradation, poverty, and over-consumption. Table of Contents and Foreword.
Through a generous grant from the U.S. Institute of Peace, ECSP organized a forum in Hong Kong to provide opportunities for 65 environmentalists and journalists from the three areas of Greater China to discuss improving the capacity of environmental NGOs and the quality of environmental reporting in the region. Part 1 (Chinese).
This article presents the key insights that emerged from a regional research project that explored environment and security links in the context of South Asia.
In this edited transcript, Jane Goodall focuses on two burgeoning problems rapidly depleting wildlife in Africa: the bushmeat trade and deforestation. Her institute combats deforestation by integrating community development, health care, and natural resource management.
In the 1996 issue of ECSP's annual report, Miriam R. Lowi writes about water disputes in the Middle East; Dennis Pirages explores "microsecurity"; and Thomas Homer-Dixon discusses findings from a project on environment, population, and security. Complete report.
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
The series seeks to broaden understanding of health and population issues as part of the problem and part of the solution to instability challenges, as well as foster debate about the correlations between fragility and population dynamics.