Environmental Security

Environmental Security

The Environmental Security program explores the intersections of resource management and enforcement with regional and international security. The increasingly complex and transnational drivers of environmental theft and degradation – from booming populations that create unsustainable demand to transnational organized crime – fuel geopolitical tensions, finance conflict, and compromise economic development. Through its engagement with unconventional stakeholders, Stimson works to identify the roots of these threats to peace and stability and put forward innovative and networked solutions.

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Research and Analysis

March 14, 2017

This post is part of the Natural Security Forum blog, which provides quick analysis from the Natural Security Forum team and outside contributors.

March 14, 2017

This post is part of the Natural Security Forum blog, which provides quick analysis from the Natural Security Forum team and outside contributors.

March 8, 2017 | EXPERT: Johan Bergenas

In September 2013, a Stimson Center team visited Tsavo West National Park, home to the Ngulia Rhino Sanctuary, a 100-square-kilometer reserve which, at the time, held around 60 of Kenya’s 650 black rhinos.

March 8, 2017

This post is part of the Natural Security Forum blog, which provides quick analysis from the Natural Security Forum team and outside contributors.

March 1, 2017

This post is part of the Natural Security Forum blog, which provides quick analysis from the Natural Security Forum team and outside contributors.

February 28, 2017 | EXPERT: Emma Myers

The unlikely story of a conservation organization and a re-packaged technology solution to root out illegal fishing.
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