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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2017
... the fundamental rights of nature. Previous movements demonstrate that achieving even basic rights requires radical shifts in society. As they fought for transformational, systemic change, advocates recognized that settling for incremental progress would only help preserve the prevailing system. Suffragists...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 83–87.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Corinna Treitel Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 WERNER KOLLATH, DIE ORDNUNG UNSERER NAHRUNG (STUTTGART: HIPPOKRATES, 1942), BACK MATTER. WERNER KOLLATH, DIE ORDNUNG UNSERER NAHRUNG (STUTTGART: HIPPOKRATES, 1942), BACK MATTER. “Leave our food as natural as possible...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 32–41.
Published: 01 March 2015
... termed “the Achilles heels of the Earth system.” Using science-speak, he talked of “switch-and-choke points” and “large scale discontinuities” to describe the possibility that key natural systems whose stability we take for granted—like the Atlantic Ocean’s jet stream and a mechanism called...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 9–13.
Published: 01 June 2015
... global average temperature, estimated at 58 degrees Fahrenheit in 1969. From treaties to discoveries, natural disasters to global conferences, key moments are plotted here. Compiled by Patrick Balbierz and Jordan Clifford Source: NASA Global Temperature Tracker Designed by Meehyun Nam-Thompson...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 9–15.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., the soil, the multiple scents and pleasures of food-producing gardens, the marvelous and surprising aesthetics, and the exquisite and restful beauty of nature. agro-systems we’ve created to increase efficiency are failing us, while putting at risk future generations through the degradation of soil...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2011
... and political, faced by developing countries hoping to spur economic growth by taking advantage of natural resources in environmentally vulnerable areas. It's a tempting path. But it comes with serious built-in risks and trade-offs—social and political, as well as economic—as Peru's leaders and citizens...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 30–34.
Published: 01 December 2017
... designated as a biodiversity hotspot, which means that its rich natural resources are under threat of destruction. About 70 percent of its original habitats have been lost to natural processes such as water and wind erosion, as well as human activities like deforestation, chemical dumping, and construction...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 63–69.
Published: 01 March 2006
... or stars. If poverty since the Industrial Revolution the treatment was considered natural, however, so was the of the poor has resembled “a pendulum os­ notion that it was society’s responsibility to cillating between extremes of regression and care for the poor. Religious institutions, progression...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 19–24.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., be it a rainforest or wetlands. Indeed, sri proponents argue that monetizing ecological wealth is the only way to save it. Critics point out that this takes us still further away from a society based on the intrinsic value of natural systems and our interdependence. Clearly there is need for rigorous dialogue...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2014
... increasingly bleak, if hardly lacking for excitement and wealth. Armies of unemployed youths, crushing tax burdens, and anemic or negative growth has left large stretches of this continent gasping on life support. It is the nature of this urban, suburban, and rural landscape that we set out to explore...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 55–62.
Published: 01 September 2015
... be a solution, for example by bringing more nature into cities. In island nations, we’ve revived mangrove plantations, which help reduce global warming. So we can very well imagine that farmers continue to do their jobs while also helping agriculture evolve, that is to say not only preserving natural spaces...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 3–6.
Published: 01 December 2011
... peace will naturally follow. We should strive to understand who we really are before we are ensnared by intolerance, jealousy, and greed. When we develop this internal wisdom, the world becomes One House. In great peace, there is great freedom and great wisdom. These transcend the volatility...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 100–112.
Published: 01 June 2014
... for its energy and exists in a volatile seismic zone. It also has great potential for renewable energy that can be domestically produced, as well as the looming potential for frozen natural gas off its shores, but so far this seems like a far off dream cure for energy insecurity. It is not enough...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 19–24.
Published: 01 September 2015
... with Sweden, it becomes almost a moral issue. WPJ: But in terms of the hemisphere, we’re in a global world where you can get onions from say South Africa during the Danish winter. You can bring them to Copenhagen because you wouldn’t naturally find onions in Germany that time of year. REDZEPI...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 91–100.
Published: 01 June 2013
... trade in tusks, all the potential value of ivory from natural mortality that accumulates year by year can never be realized for elephants and the countries that harbor and protect them. Such a trade would have to operate under the 1989 ban, which would stay in effect, forbidding cross-border commerce...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 3–11.
Published: 01 March 2015
... human and infrastructure losses from natural disasters. The South Asian nation is at the forefront of the effects of climate change. Rising temperatures associated with global warming are melting glaciers and ice caps, and the extra water is raising sea levels. Fifteen percent of the Southern coastline...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 69–75.
Published: 01 September 2017
... CESSNA 206 Samia Omar was born and raised in Lamu County, Kenya, a nature lover’s paradise at the uppermost corner of the country’s coastline, which borders Somalia. She attended college in the U.S. and Canada and traveled to northwest Kenya for work. But, she says, “I always knew I had to go back...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 75–81.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the beginning of his ad­ technological, cultural, and military. Politi­ ministration. To an extent, Osama bin cal dominion, which is the exercise of this Laden’s terrorists simply made more visible superiority, is a direct and natural result of what was already developing before 9/11. this situation...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 93–102.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Politics John J . Mearsheimer New York: W. W. Norton, 2001 These two books, each a capstone in the that states are committed to expansion and author’s scholarly career, form a natural to the maximization of their power. Mandel­ counterpoint to one another. Each claims baum...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (1): 15–21.
Published: 01 March 2004
... and 2015. rivalry, cultural grievances, religious-ideo­ This population growth in the Middle East logical extremism, environmental degrada­ will likely have a deleterious effect on near­ tion, natural resource depletion, competition by regions and perhaps the developed world. for economic resources...