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People commonly assume that environmental degradation and resource depletion will lead to conflict, however ecological problems can also lead to cooperation. Earthtrends reviews some recent research in this area in Using Environmental Negotiations Toward Peace: Ecological resources have factored into … Continue reading
Agriculture are argueably is the human activity that has the largest impact on the world, impacting many ecosystem services. However, most farmers have minimal financial incentive to enhance ecosystem services other than crop yield. WRI Earthtrends reviews the evidence that … Continue reading
Diamonds, cocaine, coltan, oil and timber are valuable resources that finance armed groups that blur the distinction between gangs, rebels, and mafias. Now WRI Earthtrend’s writes that the Illegal Animal Trade Finances War in Africa: Illegal animal trade, once a … Continue reading
Current industrial agricultural practices produce a tradeoff between agricultural production and the quality of coastal ecosystems, because agricultural fertilizers that increase crop yields lead to the creation of low oxygen hypoxic areas in areas which receive a lot of nutrient … Continue reading