Rapid population growth by Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in southwestern Uganda has pushed people to settle near gorilla habitat - sometimes leading to conflict. The innovative community development program, Conservation Through Public Health, seeks to conserve these magnificent animals, and at the same time, improve the quality of life for Ugandans living near Bwindi.
CEF Coordinator and Former CEF Intern Publish Chapter in the New Book China's Environment and the Challenge of Sustainable Development
FEBRUARY 2005--Jennifer Turner and former CEF intern Eric Zusman contributed a chapter on the international forces that have been changing China's environmental policymaking.
ECSP Co-authored Papers on Minerals, Water, and Forests
Economic, Political Factors Increase Conflict Risk More Than Environmental, Demographic Ones, Argue Experts
MARCH 2009—New ECSP Report Article Finds Population Growth, Density Related to Conflict But Outweighed by Income, Stability
Confiscation and extraction of natural resources made war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo “a very lucrative business”.
The latest volume of ECSP's flagship publication, ECSP Report 14 is now online-only, with individual issues released throughout 2012. Articles address the demographic roots of the Arab Spring; the links between population dynamics and environmental resources like water, biodiversity, and food; and the potential impact of climate change mitigation efforts on conflict, among other topics. The new ECSP Report is available on the Wilson Center website, the 'New Security Beat' blog, and Issuu.com.
NOVEMBER 2007—ECSP Director Geoff Dabelko Offers Strategic Advice to Assessments' Authors
The update section is designed to highlight the environment, population, and security activities of various organizations. The bibliography includes a wide range of publications, organized by theme, which relate to environment, population, and security.