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Migration and the environment.

Migration and the environment.

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Published by IOM ; RPG in [Geneva] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emigration and immigration -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Migration, Internal -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Refugees.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsInternational Organization for Migration., Refugee Policy Group.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination57 p. ;
    Number of Pages57
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18799317M

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Migration and the environment Download PDF EPUB FB2

A special focus of this book is on two of these relations - on environmentally-induced migration and on the relationship between migration processes and prime aim of the book is to contribute to and extend the current knowledge on these issues. How to define environmentally-induced migration.

Migration, Environment and Climate Change: Assessing the Evidence Enhancing the Knowledge Base. island states, like Tuvalu and the Maldives and in delta regions (inter- alia the Mekong, Inner Niger Delta and the Ganges Delta), and regions already facing severe drought and desertification such as the Sahel Size: 2MB.

While climate change will undoubtedly affect future migration patterns and behavior, the potential outcomes are far more complex than the environmental refugee scenario suggests. This book provides a comprehensive Migration and the environment. book of how physical and human processes interact to shape migration, using simple diagrams and models to guide the researcher, policy maker, and advanced student through the climate-migration Cited by: The concept of environmental migration proved to be controversial, largely because of the difficulty in measuring the extent to which environmental factors compel people to move.

Since the s, when the term “environmental refugees” was coined (El-Hinnawi ), experts within the environmental and migration fields have differed in their Author: Susan F.

Martin. Migration and the Environment Recent public and policy concern with the implications of contemporary climate change have fueled a surge in scholarly attention to the environmental dimensions of.

In this book, Will McCallum, head of oceans at Greenpeace UK, frames the current state of global plastic pollution and the environmental consequences of our throwaway, single-use culture. Part history, part guide, “How to Give Up Plastic” helps us understand our plastics addiction while giving us practical, ambitious steps to correct it.

The book establishes the interconnections between societal and environmental vulnerability, and migration and capability, allowing appreciation of migration in the frame of climate as a case of spatial and social mobility, that is, as a strategy of persons and groups to deal with a grossly unequal distribution of life chances across the world.

Environmental migration is not a new phenomenon. Natural and human-induced environmental disasters have displaced people in the past and continue to do so.

Nevertheless, the environmental events and processes accompanying global climate change threaten to dramatically increase human movement both within and across State borders. Estimates suggest that between and million Author: Jane Mcadam.

Migration and Global Environmental Change 10 The challenges of migration in the context of environmental change require a new strategic approach to policy.

Policy makers will need to take action to reduce the impact of environmental change on communities yet must simultaneously plan for migration. The concept of environmental migrants occurs frequently in the policy debate, in particular with regard to climate change and its incidence on low-income countries.

This article reviews the economic studies of environmentally induced : Katrin Millock. The environment has always been a driver of migration, as people flee to survive natural disasters or, faced with harsh and deteriorating environmental conditions, move to seek opportunities elsewhere.

Climate change is expected to exacerbate sudden- and slow-onset disasters and gradual environmental. On the other hand, women see migration as a means to help their families, and live a better life. While social costs negatively affect the utilization and efficiency of female migration as an adaptation strategy to environmental stressors, it becomes clear that female migration is imperative to sustain livelihoods within the Bhola by: 1.

"Environmental migration and displacement is a massive phenomenon, a new wicked universality whose political influence is felt everywhere. This book is important not only for those who document the pace and size of the phenomenon, but also for those in receiving countries who must learn how to cope with it.".

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The book offers interdisciplinary reflections on peace, security, migration and the environment, threatened by climate change. It explores systemic alternatives like indigenous wisdoms and the economy of solidarity, where an alternative cosmovision is Brand: Springer International Publishing.

Migration and the Environment Recent public and policy concern with the implications of contemporary climate change have fueled a surge in scholarly attention to the environmental dimensions of migration. In the past 2 years alone, at least two special issues of key journals have been devoted to the migration-File Size: KB.

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Climate change, migration and displacement 5 List of boxes, figures and tables Boxes Box 1. Migration in Pakistan due to heat stress 17 Box 2.

Cyclical migration in Rajasthan, India 19 Box 3. Interconnectedness of risk 20 Box 4. Planned relocation: a case study from Dasha to Hongsi Pu, Ningxia Autonomous Region, China 22 Box 5. The Oxford Population, Migration & Environment Symposium is an interdisciplinary conference is an opportunity for scientists and policy makers to present papers and engage in discussion relevant to sustainability, human welfare, and progress.

Books. Atlas de l'Anthropocène. Accéder à la publication. Language English The last twenty years have seen a rapid increase in scholarly activity and publications dedicated to environmental migration and displacement, and the field has now reached a point in terms of profile, complexity, and sheer volume of reporting that a general.

Highlights Outlines a new framework for assessing environmental determinants of migration. Describes how economic, social, political, demographic and environmental factors drive migration. Describes the implications of environmental change for each of the underlying drivers of migration.

Suggests new ways to use migration system insights for scenario development and policy by: Book Description The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Development provides an interdisciplinary, agenda-setting survey of the fields of migration and development, bringing together over 60 expert contributors from around the world to chart current and future trends in research on this topic.THE IMPACT OF MIGRATION ON THE ENVIRONMENT: TWO SCENARIOS Just as environmental factors affect the movement of people, so too can movement have an impact on the environment.

Scenario E: Migration’s impact on the environment in areas of destination Situations of sudden mass displacement can have substantial environmental repercussions.