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Human rights, security and the survival of the biosphere

by Lorraine Mirham

By exploring the root causes of conflict, WILPF has long identified environmental exploitation as a driver of conflict as well as a residual impact of war. The lack of access to and competition for resources and the degradation of environments and ecosystems lead to instability, inequality and poverty. This can lead to conflict and wars, with the cycle flowing the other way.

Read the full article on the WILPF International website.

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