JUNE 2007—Publication Provides Recommendations to U.S. Government
This book provides conservation planners and protected area managers with an excellent overview of contemporary human migration, emphasizing its impacts on biodiversity.
Mongolia, a vast, sparsely populated country almost as large as Western Europe, is at once strikingly poor and strikingly rich. Its GDP per capita falls just below that of war-torn Iraq, and Ulan Bator has some of the worst air pollution ever recorded in a capital city. At the same time, Mongolia sits atop some of the world’s largest mineral reserves, worth trillions of dollars, and its economy, already one of the world’s fastest growing, could expand by a factor of six by the end of the decade as those reserves are developed.
African Studies Association Convenes 2,000 Scholars and Policymakers in Washington, DC to Examine Continent's History and Future
MEDIA ADVISORY: Save Money, Lives, and the Earth by Combining Conservation and Family Planning, Say Experts at World Conservation Congress
OCTOBER 2008—Integrated Population-Health-Environment Programs More Effective, Efficient
Interviews with Sandra Postel, Jeffrey McKee, John Sewell, and Fred Meyerson
PECS News Issue 5 features a discussion with the CDC's Dr. Helene Gayle, a review of GIS as a tool for population-environment research, and a field report from Madagascar.
This article considers issues pertaining to the linkages between rural populations, migration from and to rural areas, and the environment, focusing on developing countries in the latter part of the 20th century.
AUGUST 2007—Programs Use New Media to Target New Audiences