Environmental Security

Environmental Security

Expanding populations, growing energy use, and mounting resource demands are imposing potentially unsustainable strains on the global environment. Stimson research and analysis on environmental security explores how rising stresses on global ecosystems and shared natural resources could compromise economic development, fuel social conflicts, and undermine political stability in key areas of the world.

 

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Current Research

November 21, 2019

This week, the world’s foremost experts in sustainable fisheries gathered in Rome at the International Symposium on Fisheries Sustainability sponsored by the United Nations Food and Agricultural O READ MORE

November 14, 2019 | EXPERT: Jan Hartke

Editor’s note: This analysis is part of 2020 Presidential Inbox — an ongoing Stimson Center series examining the major global challenges and opportunities the next administration faces. READ MORE

November 7, 2019 | EXPERT: Jack Stuart , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

FEATURED NEWS READ MORE

November 1, 2019 | EXPERT: Amanda Shaver , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

Commercial fishing is big business, with a complex global seafood supply chain and over 56 million people working on vessels to support it. READ MORE

October 3, 2019

FEATURED NEWS   READ MORE

October 1, 2019 | EXPERT: Amanda Shaver , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

The Stimson Center assessed the impact and effectiveness of the US Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP) implementation in four seafood-producing countries: Chile, Peru, Mexico, and Indonesia. READ MORE

July 29, 2019

Featured Canada accedes to the Port State Measures Agreement   READ MORE

July 16, 2019 | EXPERT: Amanda Shaver , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

FEATURED NEWS EU lifts Taiwan’s IUU Fishing “Yellow Card,” Forms Joint Task Force READ MORE

July 15, 2019

On July 10-11, 2019 the Environmental Security Program at the Stimson Center hosted a workshop with the Ocean Policy Research Institute from the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF) to apply the Climate and Ocean Risk Vulnerability Index (CORVI), currently being developed by the Stimson Center, to SPF READ MORE

July 1, 2019

Featured News Liberia signs the Port State Measures Agreement READ MORE

June 18, 2019

Featured News Congressional Hearing on the National Security Implications of Climate Change READ MORE

May 23, 2019

Featured News Somali Pirates Attack Fishing Vessels READ MORE

May 10, 2019

Featured News Food Crisis Threat Lingers Post-Cyclone Idai READ MORE

May 1, 2019 | EXPERT: Robert Carlin

Ignoring Bing Crosby’s advice to accentuate the positive, Pyongyang has latched onto what it portrayed as the negative in April 24 remarks by US Secretary of State Pompeo. READ MORE

April 19, 2019

Sierra Leone Closes Waters to Industrial Fishers this Month READ MORE

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