Posts Tagged ‘ecology of war and peace’

Shocking death toll in Iraq

Posted October 11th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on Shocking death toll in Iraq

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: This is a blog about the challenge of our ecological crisis to US society, and later I will post about some more alarming news in that regard.  But I am so shaken by the news this morning about the true extent of mortality in Iraq since the US […]

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How to avoid water wars

Posted September 17th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on How to avoid water wars

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Among the resources that we humans are seriously depleting is water.  Population stresses, overuse and waste in rich developed countries, contamination, and growing areas of drought are exacerbating a problem already critical in some parts of the world.  Some Middle East experts will tell you that much of […]

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War’s terrible ecological toll

Posted August 8th, 2006 in Blog Comments Off on War’s terrible ecological toll

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: The new war in the Middle East claims lives, infrastructure, the social frabric of many communities.  It leaves lasting damage from all of that, and some of the more lasting damage is that being done to the environment.  Few things degrade the earth more quickly than war, making it even harder to […]

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‘one of the worst environmental catastrophes in Lebanon’s history’

Posted August 2nd, 2006 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: War kills in many ways.  With hundreds of civilians already dead in Lebanaon and no end yet in sight to the violence, it may be hard to even consider a mere environmental catastrophe.  But war always brings them about, and it is a way that the death and […]

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