In the June 2009 edition of The Atlantic
, 2008 International Reporting Fellow Delphine Shrank
explains how conflict in DRC is harming the local ecosystem and livelihoods
Oxfam International has released a study
(Spanish) arguing that rapidly shrinking glaciers in the Andes are disrupting water supplies and leading to conflict
in Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador.
A shortage of clean water is leading to domestic violence in Uganda, report The New Vision and Circle of Blue.
The June 2009 edition of National Geographic includes a special report on food security, agriculture, and population.
“Two decades after its fall, the border between East and West Germany has already become Europe’s biggest nature reserve: an 858-mile ‘ecological treasure trove,’ no longer the Iron Curtain but the Green Belt, and home to more than 600 rare and endangered species of birds, mammals, plants and insects,” reports Tony Paterson for The Independent.
Worldfocus.org’s latest radio show explores the geopolitics of the melting Arctic.