Ecological Threat Report warns of 'intimate relationship between degradation and conflict'

In today's Perspective, we spoke to Serge Stroobants, the Director of Operations for Europe, the Middle East and North Africa at the Institute for Economics and Peace. The think tank is releasing the second edition of its Ecological Threat Report, a study that looks at 99.9 percent of the world's population and examines threats linked to food, water, temperature change, demographic shifts and natural disasters. He called for a "systematic approach" to dealing with ecological threats, given the "intimate relationship" between ecological degradation and conflict.

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