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Author: Bogumil Terminski

Current dynamics of deforestation in Africa

Saturday, May 19, 2012
The social consequences of the environmental processes under scrutiny are one of the greatest challenges the international community will face in the coming years. Today, the effects of long-standing environmental changes seem obvious to many citizens of our planet. Desertification, increasing soil ...

Current Dynamics of Land Degradation in Africa: Facts and Statistics

Friday, May 11, 2012
Current Dynamics of Land Degradation in Africa: Facts and Statistics Human-induced soil degradation is now a global problem and one of the leading causes of environmentally-induced displacemen. Environmental consequences of poor farming are currently visible in the vast majority of developing co ...

Current dynamics of desertification in Africa. Facts and statistics

Sunday, May 6, 2012
Desertification is considered as one of the world's most alarming global environmental problems. It is also the primary cause of environmentallly induced displacement in many regions of the world. The term desertification has been in use since 1949 when French ecologist and botanists Andre Aubrevi ...

World`s Most Dangersous Natural Disasters and Long-Term Environmental Problems :

Saturday, May 5, 2012
Current Sea Level Rise: Low coastal zones (with a coast equal to or lower than 10 meters) account for only two percent of the earth's mass, but up to ten percent of the world's population and thirteen percent of its urban population. The 2007 report, Environment and Urbanizations, says that 634 mill ...

Environmental change and involuntary migration. General considerations

Thursday, May 3, 2012
The social consequences of the environmental processes under scrutiny are one of the greatest challenges the international community will face in the coming years. Today, the effects of long-standing environmental changes seem obvious to many citizens of our planet. Desertification, increasing soil ...

Environmental problems and migration in Africa

Thursday, April 26, 2012
Introduction In a sense, the implications of environmental hazards are affecting all of us, whether or not we are aware of it. The threats monitored in recent years call for far-reaching research on the relationship between environmental change, natural disasters, and forced migration. Sudden disa ...

Oil, environmental politics and human rights abuses : Interview with Bogumil Ter

Monday, April 23, 2012
Paris, April 20, 2012, This interview was originally written in French. Virginie Richard: Extraction and transportation of oil often leading to violent clashes, human rights abuses, environmental degradation and forced evictions. Ogoni community, the people of Colombia, Ecuador and Burma are ju ...

Sea level rise and human migration

Sunday, April 22, 2012
Wishful sinking? Reasons for changes in the environment have recently become an area of intense research. To date, however, it is difficult for the scientific community to achieve consensus in this regard. The answer to the question of to what extent environmental changes are the result of human ...

Environmentally-induced displacement. A global challenge

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Throughout history, environmental (not political) motivations have been a key catalyst for human migration. Progressive environmental change was one of the main causes of the spread of Homo erectus and Homo sapiens sapiens out of the African continent (the so-called theory of the African exodus). Ch ...

Oil-Induced Displacement and Resettlement. Social Problem and Human Rights Issue

Monday, April 16, 2012
Extraction and transportation of mineral resources today presents an increasing social problem, leading to environmental damage and the violation of human rights. In addition to economic and social controversies as well as political problems (such as corruption amongst state and local authorities), ...