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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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Saturday, September 14, 1996

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

Spreading water scarcity is contributing to food insecurity and heightened

China's Claims on Earth's Resources Overtaking Those of the United States

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Wednesday, August 28, 1996

CHINA'S CLAIMS ON EARTH'S RESOURCES
OVERTAKING THOSE OF THE UNITED STATES

China's surging economy is placing growing pressure on the earth's natural

Wind Power Fastest Growing Energy Source Ready to Displace Coal, Slow Climate Change

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Wednesday, August 14, 1996

WIND POWER FASTEST GROWING ENERGY SOURCE READY TO DISPLACE COAL, SLOW CLIMATE CHANGE

Wind power is now the world's fastest growing energy source. Global wind power

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