Environmental Degradation, Population Displacement and Global Security: An


Entry_ID: GCRIO 170 GCRIO_Inventory: 1 Entry_Title: Environmental Degradation, Population Displacement and Global Security: An Overview of the Issues Document_Author: Kavanagh, Barbara Document_Author: Lonergan, Steve
Agency_Name: Canadian Global Change Program
Start_Date: 1992-12-00
Group: Summary
Audience_Interest_Guide: Science Institutes
Audience_Interest_Guide: Research Community

The linkage between environmental degradation and population movement is a complex one.
This paper is intended as an initial investigation into the interrelationship between
environmental degradation and population displacements, in the broader context of how this
linkage affects human security. The report focuses on both the causes and effects of
population movements, with specific examples drawn from Southeast Asia. It covers types of
migrants, the importance of environmental degradation vis-a-vis other contributing
factors, and the effects on origin and destination regions. It also looks at the impacts
of migration on women and the policy implications of the increasing numbers of migrants
and refugees.
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Data_Center_Name: Canadian Global Change Program Secretariat
Dataset_ID: ISSN 1192-6481
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Storage_Medium: 55 pages printed matter
Parameter: Vital Statistics>Demography
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences > Land
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences > Ocean
Discipline: Physical Sciences > Earth Sciences > Freshwater
Discipline: Multidisciplinary Sciences > Environmental Studies
Discipline: Multidisciplinary Sciences > Human Ecology
Discipline: Life Sciences > Human Ecology
Discipline: Multidisciplinary Sciences > Public Policy Studies
Discipline: Multidisciplinary Sciences > Population Studies
Location: Southeast Asia
Location: Global
Keyword: population movement
Keyword: migration
Keyword: migrants
Keyword: environmental refugees