In spite of early signs of progress, 2016 saw damaging levels of wartime environmental damage. Will 2017 be any different? Marking the UN’s international day on conflict and the environment […]
Introduction The international community is currently underperforming when it comes to integrating the environment into matters of peace and security. Climate change and contemporary armed conflicts are forcing a re-evaluation […]
Due to the use of depleted uranium ammunition in the conflict, the Gulf War has been described as the ‘most toxic war in history’. 25 years on, what leasons have been learned concerning the use of radioactive and chemically toxic weapons?
Toxic remnants of war and their legacy of civilian harm is seriously under-explored as an area of conflict. There is a growing consensus that the current legal framework governing conflict and the environment is not fit for purpose – so how could new international norms that merge environmental protection with civilian protection come into effect?