Natural Resources

Environmental Security

The protection and management of natural resources often leads to conflicting national interests. Stimson experts look for solutions that balance these interests and reduce environmental degradation.

 

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December 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Alex Hopkins , EXPERT: Victoria K. Holt

Executive Summary 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 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

September 30, 2019 | EXPERT: David Mozersky , EXPERT: Victoria K. Holt

This report is part of Powering Peace, a joint initiative of Energy Peace Partners and the Stimson Center. READ MORE

May 10, 2019

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

February 27, 2019 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby

Stimson’s Southeast Asia Program is pleased to share the fifth issue brief in Stimson’s Letters from the Mekong series, which explores the vital role that Cambodia’s Tonle Sap Lake plays in the Mekong and identifies alternative pathways for development which can optimize trade-offs to th READ MORE

May 23, 2018 | EXPERT: Amanda Shaver , EXPERT: Lindsay Getschel , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

Urban coastal centers are facing unprecedented social, economic and structural risks due to the impacts of climate change. READ MORE

February 26, 2018 | EXPERT: Amanda Shaver , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

Illegal fishing. Yes, Fishing. This growing international problem is a key factor in geopolitical tensions in the South China Sea, piracy off the Horn of Africa, and the deadly narco-trade across Latin America. READ MORE

February 5, 2018 | EXPERT: Amanda Shaver , EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

On September 14-15, 2017, The Stimson Center in partnership with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) co-chaired a U.S. State Department funded U.S.-ASEAN Conference on Marine Environmental Issues. READ MORE

February 1, 2018 | EXPERT: Amanda Shaver , EXPERT: Sally Yozell

The world’s fisheries are on the brink of collapse. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UNFAO) estimates that nearly 90 percent are fully exploited or overexploited and depleted, while demand for seafood continues to increase. READ MORE

January 30, 2018 | EXPERT: Sally Yozell

In September 2017, the Stimson Center, the U.S. National Maritime Intelligence-Integration Office (NMIO), National Geographic, and the Waitt Foundation hosted a meeting of 100 experts on illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing. Attendees represented entities across the U.S. READ MORE

April 7, 2017 | EXPERT: Sally Yozell

On March 13, desperate Somali fishermen hijacked READ MORE

January 5, 2017 | EXPERT: Brian Eyler , EXPERT: Courtney Weatherby , EXPERT: Richard Cronin

By Brian Eyler, Courtney Weatherby, and Richard Cronin READ MORE

December 7, 2016 | EXPERT: Johan Bergenas

Editor’s note: This analysis is part of Presidential Inbox 2017 — an ongoing Stimson Center series examining the major global challenges and opportunities the Trump administration faces during its first 100 days in office. READ MORE

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