Environmental Conflict: An Anthology by Paul Diehl, Nils Petter Gleditsch

By Paul Diehl, Nils Petter Gleditsch

As environmental protection profits expanding realization, there's a urgent desire for rigorous examinations of environmental factors of clash and the opportunity of clash answer. Environmental clash explores the connection among environmental degradation or shortage and both intrastate or interstate violent clash. trained by means of theoretical views, a tremendous power is the focal point on tough empirical exams of hypothesized relationships among environmental components and violence. selecting the reasons of clash might help in constructing meliorative measures. The members are eminent students who tackle a urgent factor in leading edge methods.

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Wenche Hauge's work has been funded by that project. Tanja Ellingsen's work has been funded in part by the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, and in part by the Norwegian Ministry of Defense. The authors are grateful to these institutions for support of the work reported here and to the editors and referees for comments. An earlier version of the chapter was presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the International Studies Association, 18-22 March 1997, in Toronto, Canada. html. 36 Causal Pathways to Conflict 37 Choucri and Robert North (1975), investigated environmental change as a cause of conflict.

67. 29. 5. Mkhondo obtained these figures from the South African Development Bank. 6. 0 per thousand (South Africa Statistics, 1992). 7. Land use management practices, not just natural vulnerabilities, must be analysed when soil erosion is discussed: 'Factors such as climate, soil erodibility and topography determine the potential erosion hazard in an area. Nevertheless, the difference in erosion caused by differing management of the same soil is very much greater than the difference in erosion from different soils under the same form of management.

According to its Gini coefficient, South Africa was the most inequitable nation in the world. 67. 29. 5. Mkhondo obtained these figures from the South African Development Bank. 6. 0 per thousand (South Africa Statistics, 1992). 7. Land use management practices, not just natural vulnerabilities, must be analysed when soil erosion is discussed: 'Factors such as climate, soil erodibility and topography determine the potential erosion hazard in an area. Nevertheless, the difference in erosion caused by differing management of the same soil is very much greater than the difference in erosion from different soils under the same form of management.

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