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Environmental Security Heats Up as Obama Administration Prepares to Tackle Climate, Energy

Dec 22, 2008
DECEMBER 2008—Latest ECSP Report Covers New Security Issues: Environment, Population, and Health

Environment Can Help Prevent or End Conflict, Says ECSP Director at JHU

Dec 19, 2008
DECEMBER 2008—"Connecting Sustainability and Health" Lecture Series Features Dabelko

Running on Empty: Pakistan's Water Crisis

Dec 03, 2008
Arid yet dependent upon agriculture, Pakistan is experiencing a potentially devastating water crisis. An expert panel assembled by the Wilson Center's Asia Program presented the different facets of the crisis, from scarcity to sanitation to inefficient usage, and examined possible responses.

'New Security Beat' Wins Global Media Award for Excellence in Population Reporting

Nov 18, 2008
NOVEMBER 2008—The Environmental Change and Security Program's blog, New Security Beat, has won a 2008 Global Media Award for Excellence in Population Reporting in the category of "Best Online Commentary." The project—which features analysis, podcasts, and video—joins a roster of winners that includes Reuters, CNN, and the BBC.

Conservation NGO Breaks Down Barriers Between Family Planning, Health, Conservation

Nov 07, 2008
NOVEMBER 2008—Vancouver Conference Features "Poverty, Population Growth, and Consumerism" Theme

Memo: Next Administration Needs a Government-Wide Development Strategy

Oct 22, 2008
OCTOBER 2008—In a new paper, A Memo to the Next President, Senior Scholar John W. Sewell and Karin Bencala advise the next U.S. president to bring the nation's international development efforts into sharper focus.

Thomas Friedman: U.S. Can Lead the Green Revolution and Renew Itself

Oct 21, 2008
The United States has a golden opportunity right now to regain its standing in the world by taking the lead on the world's biggest problems: climate change, population growth, rising energy demand, and biodiversity loss. It also has the best chance of succeeding, says Thomas Friedman in his new book, Hot, Flat, and Crowded.

MEDIA ADVISORY: Protected Areas Attract People, But Population Growth May Hurt Parks

Oct 21, 2008
OCTOBER 2008—Science Authors Speak at Wilson Center

Brazil Institute Joins ECSP's "New Security Beat" blog

Oct 15, 2008
The Woodrow Wilson Center's Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) maintains The New Security Beat blog, which provides frequent updates and commentary on the latest news, reports, and resources on population, environment, and security. The Brazil Institute contributes commentary, analysis and major news and publications reviews on new security issues in Brazil, focusing on the Amazon and biofuels. Read the most recent post on how "Prostitution, Agriculture, Development Fuel Human Trafficking in Brazil".

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