Nature-based solutions can help make communities less vulnerable to the climate crisis, this post summarises the findings of our study exploring how Tigray’s has been impacted by war.
Commentary arguing that conservation organisations urgently need to speak up about the impacts of armed conflicts on biodiversity in order to mainstream conflict-sensitive conservation in international policy making.
Join us on 26th April 2022 as we explore the findings of a CEOBS study into how the war in Tigray has impacted its decade old environmental restoration programme, and the implications for food security and post-conflict recovery.
Our new analysis of government views on a UN project to enhance the legal protection of the environment in relation to armed conflicts has found considerable reluctance to strengthen rules that would help protect people and ecosystems.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a stark reminder of the human and environmental costs of armed conflict. In this post, Rachel Killean examines the legal avenues that could be open for Ukraine in seeking accountability and redress for environmental damage.
This update provides an overview of some of the environmental trends caused by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. It builds on our initial rapid assessment, which was published on Feb 25th.
Rapid overview of emerging environmental issues and perspectives arising from the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
The electrification of military vehicles will increase demand for batteries, yet forthcoming EU battery legislation contains a blanket military exemption. Piotr Barczak and Linsey Cottrell explain why the exemption challenges military greening claims.