Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on Environmental Change and Human Security: Recognizing and Acting on Hazard Impacts, held June 4-7, 2007 in Newport, R.I. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Preface: Environmental and human security: then and now / Alan D. Hecht and P.H. Liotta -- Introduction: Environmental change and human security: recognizing and acting on hazard impacts / P.H. Liotta -- Zombie concepts and boomerang effects: uncertainty, risk, and security intersection through the lens of environmental change / P.H. Liotta and Allan W. Shearer -- Measuring human security: methodological challenges and the importance of geographically referenced determinants / Taylor Owen -- Drylands in crisis: environmental change and human response / David A. Mouat and Judith M. Lancaster -- Desertification in Jordan: a security issue / Mu'taz Al-Alawi -- Global environmental change and the international efforts concerning environmental conservation / Liviu-Daniel Galatchi -- Management of environmental challenges and sustainability of Bulgarian agriculture / Hrabrin Bachev -- Regional assessment of landscape and land use change in the Mediterranean region: Morocco case study (1981-2003) / Maliha S. Nash [and others] -- Human security for an urban century: local challenges, global perspectives / Robert J. Lawson, Maciek Hawrylak, and Sarah Houghton -- Urbanization and environmental security: infrastructure development, environmental indicators, and sustainability / Nikolai Bobylev -- Approaching environmental security: from stability to sustainability / Steven R. Hearne -- The human security dilemma: lost opportunities, appropriated concepts, or actual change? / Ryerson Christie -- Securing humans and/or environment in the post-conflict Balkans / Biljana Vankovska and Toni Mileski -- Environmental justice and health disparities in Appalachia, Ohio: local cases with global implications / Michele Morrone -- Poverty-environment linkages and their implications for security: with reference to Rwanda / D.H. Smith -- Human and environmental security in the Sahel: a modest strategy for success / Clindy R. Jebb [and others] -- Environment and security in Eastern Europe / Oleg Udovyk -- Environmental issues of the Kyrgyz Republic and Central Asia / A.K. Tynybekov, V.M. Lelevkin, and J.E. Kulenbekov -- Environmental change in the Aral Sea region: new approaches to water treatment / Rashid Khaydarov and Renat Khaydarov -- Environmental change of the Semipalatinsk test site by nuclear fallout contamination / Gulzhan Ospanova [and others] -- Summary, conclusions, and recommendations for policy and research / David A. Mouat and William G. Kepner.