In his article, Ambassador Richard Benedick examines a host of population dynamics and their complex interlinkages with three representative environmental issue areas: forests, freshwater resources, and climate change.
This update section highlights the environment, population, and security activities of foundations, nongovernmental organizations, academic programs, and government offices, and includes a list of Internet sites and forums which may facilitate research and policy efforts.
The UN system and its partners have ripe opportunities to capitalize on water’s cooperation promise while undercutting its conflict potential, write Alexander Carius, Geoffrey Dabelko, and Aaron Wolf in their policy brief.
Geoff Dabelko and Charlotte Youngblood conclude that small-scale approaches are critical to closing the gaps in water and sanitation coverage.
This update section is designed to highlight the environment, population, and security activities of foundations, nongovernmental organizations, academic programs, and government offices. It also includes a list of Internet sites and forums which may facilitate research and policy efforts, and a bibliographic guide to the literature.
Excerpts from recent official statements in which environmental issues are cited in the context of security institutions and national interests, and reviews by experts of new publications.
Experts review new publications.
Includes articles on the Okavango River Basin and reproductive health in the Amazon rainforest, as well as summaries from events on population and security, and a review of Breaking the Conflict Trap.
Ethiopia faces the dual challenges of environmental degradation and rapid population growth, but a new integrated approach to development could help improve the lives of millions, says Mogues Worku, executive director of The Environment and Development Society of Ethiopia.
ECSP invited Homer-Dixon, Peluso, and Watts to engage in a dialogue about Violent Environments, as well as the future of environmental security research.