Institute for Environmental Security

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Message from Wouter Veening, IES Chairman The Hague, 11 June 2020

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19 June 2020 - At least six environmentalist have been killed in different Latin American countries since 11 March the date on which the WHO declared the COVID-19 disease a pandemic

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Washington, D.C., 14 December 2021 - An opinion article says world leaders should not sign off on NOAA’s Arctic Report Card without taking a hard look at its findings. They must initiate a process to define the Arctic we need for a safe climate, and then develop all-of-government and global strategies to get us there.

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The Hague, 15 June 2021 - In all articles these days about China’s position in the world, one subject has remained underexposed: the country’s great ecological vulnerability

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The Hague, 8 March 2020 - A new short documentary seeks to denounce how unique ecosystems of the Guiana Shield - 19.8% of which is in the Amazonian region of Venezuela - are being destroyed mostly by gold mining. IES President, Wouter Veening, comments.

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01 July - 2020 - Review by Brig. Gen. W. Chris King, Ret.

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The Hague, 19 April 2020: TV interview with Jane Goodall

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Madrid, 16 December 2019: Interview highlights growing constraints of a resource-strapped region

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Brussels, 10 December 2019: Article explains the urgent need both for effective climate change action and for steps to be taken to prepare for life in a drastically different world, where global warming and related environmental degradation will impact on security.

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The Hague, 18-19 April 2018: The symposium provided scientific contours of a road-map to protect and restore the health of the planet, also from a security perspective to provide peace and stability for the long-term.

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Climate 25 is a digital media and television experience featuring interviews with the world’s 25 most compelling voices on one of the most pressing issues of our time – the impact of climate disruption on human security

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