Book Preview: In "War and Conflict in Africa," GWU Scholar Skeptical That Natural Resources Play a Leading RoleNov 30, 2011
In "War and Conflict in Africa," Paul Williams evaluates which factors explain the frequency of conflict in Africa during the post-Cold War era and how the international community has tried to build peace and prevent future conflict.
In many resource rich countries, natural assets have not led to development. Plundered Nations?, edited by Paul Collier and Anthony Venables, lays out a series of decisions that need to be got “sufficiently right” for the depletion of natural assets to be converted into sustained development.
"New Security Beat," Environmental Change and Security Program's blog, has won The Population Institute's Global Media Award for Best Online Commentary or Blog.
Seven billion people now live on earth, only a dozen years after global population hit six billion. But the seven billion milestone is not about sheer numbers: Demographic trends will significantly impact the planet’s resources and peoples’ security.
In an exclusive interview MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Peter Gleick answers questions on growing constraints of freshwater availability, quality, and use.
FOCUS Issue 23: "To Live With the Sea: Reproductive Health Care and Marine Conservation in Madagascar"Jul 01, 2011
Blue Ventures' Vik Mohan, Rebecca Hill, and Alasdair Harris argue that their integrated approach, which combines reproductive health with conservation measures, offers these communities-and the marine environment on which they depend-the best possible chances of survival.
From the June 2011, Centerpoint cover story: Many who research, and work on, population-health-environment (PHE) issues are increasingly advocating integrated solutions.
John Milewski interviews Geoff Dabelko, director of ECSP, Roger-Mark De Souza, vice president for research and director of the Climate Program for Population Action International, and George Strunden, vice president of Africa programs for the Jane Goodall Institute
Reaping the Divided, a new publication from the Asia Program, looks at Pakistan's population problems and opportunities.
"Reducing vulnerability in developing countries will be one of the most critical factors to ensuring global food security," writes Schuyler Null of the Environmental Change and Security Program.