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The Price of Neglect: From Resource Conflict to Maoist Insurgency in the Himalayan Kingdom

Bishnu Upreti’s book, The Price of Neglect: From Resource Conflict to Maoist Insurgency in the Himalayan Kingdom was published in 2004, just as the Maoist insurgency was reaching a fever pitch and violence was spreading to the capital, Kathmandu.

Environment in the U.S. Security Debate: The Case of the Missing Arctic Waters

This essay asks whether and if so how the United States might employ new understandings of security in the management of Arctic waters issues, and in responding even more particularly to the prospect of intensified use of Russia’s Northern Sea Route.

Experts Call for More Nuanced Research on Environment, Population, and Security

MARCH 2006--Addressing Environmental Problems and Population Dynamics May Lower the Risk of Conflict, Some Tell ECSP Report 11

Our Shared Future: Environmental Pathways to Peace

This report draws from the dialogue and seminar papers shared at a January 2010 meeting co-hosted by the Wilson Center and the Fetzer Institute to explore the affect of globalization on natural resource issues such as water on local, national, and international levels. Examining the effect of environmental peacebuilding on communities, the discussion explored how governments, NGOs, the private sector, and other interested parties can generate positive outcomes while minimizing negative ones.

Former Botswana President Champions Health, Governance Issues

Former Botswana President Festus Mogae is working actively with world leaders on HIV/AIDS prevention efforts across Africa. "We can't ask the international community for help unless we first help ourselves," said Mogae, who recently spent several months as a Wilson Center scholar to further his work.

Experts Discuss NOVA's Earth Day Episode "World in the Balance" Airing April 20 on PBS

Lester Brown, Joel Cohen, Shanti Conly, and the producers Paula Apsell and Linda Harrar discussed stories from NOVA's new episode.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Paul Ehrlich: Has the "Population Bomb" Finally Exploded?

SEPTEMBER 2008—Population, Environment Expert Launches New Book at Wilson Center

ECSP Report 9: Reviews (Part 5)

Experts review new publications (Part 5).

2007 Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to IPCC, Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore

OCTOBER 2007—Selection Calls Attention to Links Between Environment, Security

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