Unless we know how the environment has been harmed during conflicts, planning assistance to people and ecosystems is impossible. Could low cost participatory research help plug the current data collection gap in areas affected by conflicts?
This blog summarises the findings of a new UNEP assessment of environmental conditions in the West Bank and Gaza, which has revealed the severity and intensity of environmental degradation.
Ever wondered what the environmental impacts of war are? Read our guide to the many different ways through which armed conflicts and militarism can damage the environment.
We have received funding from the British Ecological Society to develop STEM teaching materials on the environmental dimensions of armed conflicts that are suitable for Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 students.
The fate of the hazardous SAFER oil tanker moored off Yemen is becoming increasingly politicised, in this blog Doug Weir reviews recent developments and considers whether the UN Security Council could help break the current impasse.
How does environmental governance function in areas that are governed by non-state actors during conflicts? Olga Shashkina has explored this question in eastern Ukraine, where two new republics declared themselves when the Ukrainian government lost control of the region.
Joint position from CEOBS, the Environmental Law Institute, Norwegian People’s Aid, PAX, Zoï Environment Network and the Zoological Society of London that urges states to use UNEA-5 to help catalyse global efforts to address the link between armed conflicts and biodiversity loss.
Geodiversity provides the habitat upon which biodiversity is dependant, and it often also underpins the livelihoods of those living in conflict zones. In this blog, Dr Kevin Kiernan argues that we need to do more to protect it before, during and after conflicts.