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Environmental degradation and inter-state conflict

India vs. Bangladesh

by Narottam Gaan

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Published by iAcademicBooks in Denver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India.,
  • Bangladesh.
    • Subjects:
    • Environmental degradation -- India,
    • Environmental degradation -- Bangladesh,
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- India,
    • Nature -- Effect of human beings on -- Bangladesh,
    • Environmental protection -- India,
    • Environmental protection -- Bangladesh

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Narottam Gaan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGE160.I4 G29 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6794532M
      ISBN 101588680096, 1588680088
      LC Control Number00063153

      Environmental Conflict, Chapter 3, Causal Pathways to Conflict pp NOTE: You are not responsible for the Research Design Section in the chapter you can skip this part unless it interests you. (Text) Shlomi Dinar, Chpt. 1 Resource Scarcity and Environmental Degradation p (Text) From Conflict to Peacebuilding (Link) UN Study Series on.   Defining Environmental Conflict. Many have defined an ‘environmental conflict’ as one resulting from degradation caused by human activity or mismanagement, rather than the finite nature of the resources exploited (Dokken and Graeger, ; Benjaminsen et al., ).

      "This is an important book. Homer-Dixon moves the arguments about environmental scarcity and violent conflict forward a big step. I doubt if much will be written about the subjects in the next ten years that does not build on it, follow out some of its leads, or try to refute it."—Robert Jervis, Institute for War and Peace Studies, Columbia University.   Environmental issues are increasingly visible in countries affected by conflict. In southern Iraq, protests erupted over water contamination that has affected , people and which had been caused by years of conflicts, increasing water scarcity and mismanagement. The UN Security Council has recognised the role that climate change and environmental degradation have played in .

      Stephan Libiszewski: What is an Environmental Conflict? 4 example of human interference which often affects the ecological equilibrium in the concerned regions. But it is only about these affected life-supporting conditions, or let me say: the negative impact on human beings and society, that we can speak aboutenvironmental degradation. From. This book offers a different perspective on the links between environmental problems and interstate conflict. Although the contributors do not deny that resource scarcity and environmental degradation may become sources of contention, they argue that these conditions also provide the impetus for cooperation, coordination, and negotiation among states.


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Environmental degradation and inter-state conflict by Narottam Gaan Download PDF EPUB FB2

As environmental security gains increasing attention, there is a pressing need for rigorous examinations of environmental causes of conflict and the potential for conflict resolution.

Environmental Conflict explores the role of environmental degradation or scarcity in intrastate or interstate violent conflict and how cooperative efforts might forestall such undesirable by: An argument that resource scarcity and environmental degradation can provide an impetus for cooperation among countries.

Common wisdom holds that the earth's dwindling natural resources and increasing environmental degradation will inevitably lead to inter-state conflict, and possibly even set off “resource wars.”Price: $   Environmental Conflict explores the role of environmental degradation or scarcity in intrastate or interstate violent conflict and how cooperative efforts might Cited by: Diehl, Paul F.; & Nils Petter Gleditsch, eds, () Environmental Conflict.

Oxford. Oxford. This book explores the role of environmental degradation or scarcity in intrastate or interstate violent conflict and how cooperative efforts might forestall such undesirable consequences. This book shows how the geographical distribution, availability, and degradation of the world's natural resources influence the international security perceptions that govern strategic policies and the use of military force.

Global deficiencies, coupled with uneven distribution of resources, can lead to unlikely, and therefore unstable, alliances, to national rivalries, and even to war. Nils Petter Gleditsch International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) & Department of Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trond heim This book could hardly have happened but for the end of the Cold War.

The decline of the East-West conflict has opened up the arena for increased attention to other lines of conflict, in Europe and at the global level.4/5(1). It can even be argued that all conflicts of interest derive from scarcity. However, not all resource conflicts lead to overt conflict behavior, and even fewer to the use of force.

Environmental degradation may exacerbate resource conflicts because it reduces the quantity or quality or the resource in by: 6. Environmental degradation, poverty, and conflict reinforce each other and constitute a real ‘development trap’ in most less developed countries (LDCs) and Africa in particular.

This chapter examines the conditions under which environmental problems in LDCs, and Africa in particular, may escalate into armed by: 2. Environmental conflicts and/or threats of conflicts are emerging as critical issues for security and conflict research.

These types of conflict also influence political processes and pose unique challenges in relation to how they are managed, including how government structures anticipate points.

Book Description: Common wisdom holds that the earth's dwindling natural resources and increasing environmental degradation will inevitably lead to inter-state conflict.

Environmental Degradation, Migration and Conflict: A case between India and Bangladesh (Inter-state conflict) Resource scarcity is a term in environmental conflict that has been coined.

Books shelved as environmental-degradation: Erosion: Essays of Undoing by Terry Tempest Williams, The Fracking Debate: The Risks, Benefits, and Uncertain. This paper traces the intricate linkages between environmental degradation, livelihoods and conflicts in the Lake Chad basin.

It argues that environmental resource scarcity as a result of degradation often lead to disruption of immediate economic livelihoods, which interact with other social variables to produce conflicts in the basin.

An argument that resource scarcity and environmental degradation can provide an impetus for cooperation among countries. Common wisdom holds that the earth's dwindling natural resources and increasing environmental degradation will inevitably lead to inter-state conflict, and possibly even set off “resource : MIT Press.

Environmental degradation is well-known as a major cause of conflict as communities suffer from the effects of climate change, threat of toxins, and depletion of natural resources (United Nations.

Buy Beyond Resource Wars: Scarcity, Environmental Degradation, and International Cooperation (Global Environmental Accord: Strategies for Sustainability and Institutional Innovation) by Dinar, Shlomi, Mendelsohn, Robert, Desombre, Elizabeth R., Rosendal, G. Kristin, Schreurs, Miranda A.

(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Predicting scenarios for how climate-related environmental change may influence human societies and political systems necessarily involves an even higher degree of uncertainty.

The direst predictions about the impacts of global warming warn about greatly increased risks of violent conflict over increasingly scarce resources such as freshwater Cited by: One of the few large-n studies of environmental conditions and conflict, Hauge & Ellingsen (), included an investigation of the relationship between freshwater availability and violent domestic conflict.

Their model used two variables of environmental degradation (deforestation and land degradation) and five control variables (wealth Cited by: An argument that resource scarcity and environmental degradation can provide an impetus for cooperation among countries. Common wisdom holds that the earth's dwindling natural resources and increasing environmental degradation will inevitably lead to inter-state conflict, and possibly even set off “resource wars.”.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Environmental degradation and conflict. New Delhi: South.

environmental degradation n: A reduction of an ecosystem's or habitat's ability to support its natural biota. 2. Depletion or destruction of a potentially renewable resource such as soil, grassland, forest, or wildlife by using it at a faster rate than it is naturally replenished.

Environmental degradation is the deterioration of the environment through depletion of. Common wisdom holds that the earth's dwindling natural resources and increasing environmental degradation will inevitably lead to inter-state conflict, and possibly even set off "resource wars." Many scholars and policymakers have considered the environmental roots of violent conflict and instability, but little attention has been paid to the idea that scarcity and degradation .Summary.

An argument that resource scarcity and environmental degradation can provide an impetus for cooperation among countries. Common wisdom holds that the earth's dwindling natural resources and increasing environmental degradation will inevitably lead to inter-state conflict, and possibly even set off “resource wars.”.