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The Unseen Trigger Behind Human Tragedies

Posted: 01.03.2017 no comments

 

Read the full article online at http://www.takepart.com   “Syria’s civil war and mass exodus has become, to many global citizens, another source of compassion fatigue. But before it was a war zone, it was the cradle of civilization, with marvelous ruins at Palmyra, Bosra, and Krak de Chevaliers bearing the marks of myriad cultures; Damascus and Aleppo […]

 

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The Link Between Armed Conflict and Climate Change

Posted: 08.21.2016 no comments

 

When one of the strongest El Niños ever recorded hit the South American country of Peru in 1982, the abnormal warming it brought to the Pacific Ocean was a catastrophic blow to the already economically fragile nation. The fishing industry quickly suffered massive losses as the anchovy harvest collapsed and the sardines suddenly migrated south into Chilean waters.

 

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