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Eau, conflits et cooperation: Lecons tirees de l'experience du bassin fluvial du Nil (No. 4)

Patricia Kameri-Mbote examine le contexte du bassin fluvial du Nil et les relations établies entre les états qui partagent ces eaux.

Fishing for a Secure Future

Fish provide sustenance for billions of people in the developing world, yet many fisheries are poorly run and neglected. An Environmental Change and Security Program multi-part series examined the problems and potential of fisheries.

Kite Sensorship: Regulating China’s Airways

Launched in July 2012, FLOAT Beijing—a community art project that utilizes citizen science—offers a simple, innovative, and non-confrontational approach to air quality monitoring: kites. Pioneered by two U.S. graduate students, the project tracks air pollutants using air sensor modules attached to kites.

ECSP Report 12

While the world focuses on war, authors in ECSP Report 12 argue that we should not miss the quiet – yet often more lethal – conflicts for shrinking resources, which are increasingly depleted by population growth, environmental degradation, poverty, and over-consumption.

ECSP Report 4: Official Statements and New Publications

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.

Avian Flu: The Next Pandemic?

JANUARY 2006--Lead story from January 2006 issue of Centerpoint

New Video: Environmental and Demographic Security in 5 Minutes or Less

MARCH 2009—ECSP launches new playlists for two video series: ECSP Report 13 and ECSP Shorts

Combating AIDS Around the Globe

The Center's Environmental Change & Security Project and UNAIDS have hosted two seminars in a three-part series on the global AIDS agenda. This story looks at the epidemic that is spreading quickly to East Europe and East Asia and is growing disproportionately among women and girls, as well as the U.S. relief plan that injects billions of dollars toward prevention and treatment, the largest commitment ever by a single nation toward an international health initiative. A third seminar, to take place this spring, will address AIDS in the military.

Parks for Peace or Peace for Parks? Issues in Practice and Policy

An upcoming ECSP publication—based on a conference held in September 2005 at the Wilson Center—will explore the rhetoric and reality of peace parks, including their goals and the factors that determine their success or failure.

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