While global environmental and population challenges are clearer and more pressing than ever, the international community seems less capable of constructive agreement, writes Frederick Meyerson.
Blue Ventures' Vik Mohan, Rebecca Hill, and Alasdair Harris argue that their integrated approach, which combines reproductive health with conservation measures in Madagascar, offers communities--and the marine environment on which they depend--the best possible chances of survival.
China Environment Forum Publishes New Report "Reaching Across the Water" Highlighting Potential of Sino-U.S.-Japanese Partnerships to Address China's Water Governance Challenges
JUNE 2006--CEF Unveils New Publication Discussing China's Water Governance Challenges
From 1970-2000, "only 13 percent of countries with a very young age structure had fully democratic governments, compared with 83 percent of countries with a mature age structure," says Elizabeth Leahy, who compares age structure to conflict in Nigeria, Ethiopia, Iran, and Pakistan.
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Hoffman Institute's water work in Hunan; WRI's New Center for Transport and the Environment in Shanghai; and EPA's eebuildings Initiative
The Arctic is a nearly pristine environment containing vast resources that are attracting a growing number of non-Arctic nations. And questions about the changing nature of the region present challenges to our understanding of how to best approach a fragile ecosystem. Are the questions and challenges surrounding the Arctic regional or global in nature. Willy Østreng shares his thoughts during the final installment of our series, “Who Owns The Arctic?”
MEDIA ADVISORY: Investment in Voluntary Family Planning Could Counter Rapid Population Growth's Destabilizing Effects, Say World Watch Authors
SEPTEMBER 2008—Balanced Age Structure Promotes Stability, Prosperity
Includes feature articles, a debate about environment and security scholarship, and excerpts from official statements and documents.