Colombia’s president Petro has signed a six-month ceasefire with the ELN armed group, in this post, James Osbourne examines the environmental benefits that could follow in the event of a lasting settlement.
An unprecedented volume of environmental data is being gathered on the invasion of Ukraine. Doug Weir explores what kind of data is being gathered, and by whom, as well as the environmental narratives that are developing and the implications of this level of documentation.
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.
Climate change can drive variation in the availability of natural resources, so Charlotta Ruuskanen looked at whether annual changes in the area of the Sudd wetland in South Sudan influenced the intensity of conflict between pastoralist communities.
In this post Dr Eoghan Darbyshire uses satellite imagery to examine claims made by the Libyan National Oil Corporation than an offshore oil spill has been controlled. What he finds underscores the importance of independent scrutiny of the oil industry in insecure and conflict settings.
This post explores how a new study from Gaza has added weight to the hypothesis that prolonged conflicts in urban areas may be creating the perfect environmental conditions for antibiotic resistant bacteria to emerge.