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Avian Flu: The Next Pandemic?

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

The Devil is a Local Call Away: Cities, the Arts, and Misunderstanding “Decay”

At the height of the Cold War, Soviet wags loved to tell ironic tales about their political leaders. Communist Party General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev inspired a number of particularly endearing stories which always somehow related to his being slightly at sea in the middle of world events swirling around him. One such anikdot pitted the witless Brezhnev against a wily Richard Nixon.

Improve Development Programs by Linking Population, Health, and Environment, Says Expert

JUNE 2009--The Sierra Club's Roger-Mark De Souza Explains the Integration Imperative in the Latest Issue of Focus

MEDIA ADVISORY: Kenya's Crisis: Lack of Land Rights Contributes to Conflict in East Africa, Say Natural Resource Experts at Wilson Center

APRIL 2008—Peter Hetz and Gregory Myers Examine Land, Conflict in Ethiopia, Rwanda, Sudan, Kenya

Commentary: Should Global Poverty be a U.S. National Security Issue? (Part 2)

ECSP invited analysts to address whether global poverty should and can be a U.S. national security issue (Part 2).

Climate Change Politics in North America: The State of Play

This report examines key aspects and issues of North American politics and policymaking related to climate change. Edited By Henrik Selin and Stacy D. VanDeveer.

The Global Family Planning Revolution, Return of the Population Growth Factor, and Population Issues in the 21st Century: The Role of the World Bank

A trio of reports released in 2007—two from the World Bank, one from the UK Parliament—examine the past, present, and future of family planning programs, highlighting best practices and lessons learned, and offering recommendations for next steps.

Wilson Center President Urges Senate to Approve Law of the Sea Convention

AUGUST 2007—Hamilton Highlights Numerous Benefits of Ratification

Golf in China: Economic Boom but Environmental Bust?

With increased interest in the game, the number of golf courses in China is destined to climb and with such growth comes serious environmental implications. According to Timothy Hildebrandt, managing editor of the Center's China Environment Series, there are real opportunities for China to limit degradation---but the push for an environmentally sustainable golf industry must be made now while courses are still in development.

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