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New Threats to Human Security Study Documents Causes of "New World Disorder"

Rapid population growth, environmental degradation, and inequitable distribution of wealth are now provoking political strife in many countries, sometimes leading to social disintegration and armed conflict, according to Fighting for Survival: Environmental Decline, Social Conflict, and the New Age of Insecurity, the latest book from the Worldwatch Institute.

Water Conflicts Loom as Supplies Tighten; Food Security Threatened, Ecosystems in Decline

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WATER CONFLICTS LOOM AS SUPPLIES TIGHTEN; FOOD SECURITY THREATENED, ECOSYSTEMS IN DECLINE

Spreading water scarcity is contributing to food insecurity and heightened

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