PRB Topic Feed: Environment/Topics/Environment.aspxHealth Experts Make Case for Environmental JusticeThe environmental justice movement has sought for years to ensure that minority and low-income groups do not bear a disproportionate share of exposure to environmental hazards. Now researchers are putting the issue on the national health agenda.06/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/HealthExpertsMakeCaseforEnvironmentalJustice.aspx4484cea8-2590-44d4-8f7c-2d0a5dbf1d67Second Annual Conference on PHE Develops Concrete Strategies for Sustainable DevelopmentMore than 350 international representatives from government, civil society, and the private sector gathered for three days in Cebu City, the Philippines, a country where natural resources and public health and well-being are compromised by factors such as population pressures and poverty.04/01/2006/Publications/Articles/2006/SecondAnnualConferenceonPHEDevelopsConcreteStrategiesforSustainableDevelopment.aspx3e780590-4266-4361-89ac-a90191b8194cWho Returned to New Orleans After Hurricane Katrina?Hurricane Katrina displaced almost the entire population of New Orleans. By the fall of 2006, almost half the residents had returned, and almost two-thirds had returned by the fall of 2007. This article examines how the pace of return varied by race and socioeconomic status. 07/11/2010/Publications/Articles/2010/katrina.aspx32ceb7d6-74a7-4c5c-8bf6-b099a6a9e91cGender and the Environment: Reflections from Central AmericaCristina Espinosa and Lorena Aguilar, from the Social Policy Program of the World Conservation Union, gave a seminar at PRB on "Gender and the Environment: Reflections from Central America." 08/01/2000/Publications/Articles/2000/GenderandtheEnvironmentReflectionsfromCentralAmerica.aspxf4a9a440-9d5f-4af8-b720-59c9c6062360Environmental Security: PRB Talks With Thomas Homer-DixonIn an interview, Thomas Homer-Dixon, director of the Peace and Conflict Studies Program at the University of Toronto, talked about his model of the relationship between the scarcity of renewable resources such as water and soil and the outbreak of violent conflict within countries.01/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/EnvironmentalSecurityPRBTalksWithThomasHomerDixon.aspxf35ea777-7e92-4025-847e-451a9b62dc31Environmental Change, Migration, and GenderThe pressures to migrate, destination choices, employment prospects, and implications for social relations back home all vary by gender. But most of the policy, public, and academic dialogue surrounding climate change and migration implications remains gender-neutral. 03/09/2012/Publications/Articles/2012/environment-gender.aspxf152a088-9673-4da0-a78b-86bc8b8f897bDesertification Convention Inches Toward ImplementationLast December, diplomats and conservationists took aim at an environmental problem that has quietly come to afflict more than 110 countries: desertification.02/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/DesertificationConventionInchesTowardImplementation.aspxf012cc55-7d6a-4adb-96e8-85de34492224Integrating Coffee Agribusiness and Community Health Initiatives in RwandaThe SPREAD Project in Rwanda's agribusiness programs focuses on research and extension of improved agricultural and processing practices to increase coffee quality and quantity, cooperative and business development assistance for farmer cooperatives and private enterprises.10/05/2011/Publications/Articles/2011/rwanda-population-health-environment.aspxee27e397-f3a7-4bc8-9146-2e9d4e6cf6bfWhat's in Store for the Next Earth Summit? An Interview with Tom LovejoyPRB recently spoke with Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, chief biodiversity advisor for the World Bank, about prospects for the Conference on Sustainable Development to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa in September 2002.10/01/2001/Publications/Articles/2001/WhatsinStorefortheNextEarthSummitAnInterviewwithTomLovejoy.aspxe99054a8-7abb-40f6-bb0b-d3e9d25dab6cService-Delivery Efforts Forge Links Between Population, Health, and the EnvironmentMany organizations are now addressing population, health, and environmental concerns by incorporating reproductive health information and services into environmental protection efforts or adding environmental issues to reproductive health or population education programs.09/19/2003/Publications/Articles/2003/ServiceDeliveryEffortsForgeLinksBetweenPopulationHealthandtheEnvironment.aspxe9a76260-cb70-4ba4-a81f-b9cd19c0406d