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Unformatted text preview: (e.g., oil in the Gulf War),. 6. Environmental problems and crises are not always isomorphic with national boundaries, but may contribute to either conflicts or cooperation between states, depending on the specific circumstances. 7. A nuclear war would not only impact on ecosystems in the immediate region, but have global consequences on the atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere. QUESTIONS 1. How does the environment effect war? 2. How does war effect the environment? 3. What is the relationship between violence and war on the one hand, and on the other factors such as the unequal and inequitable distributions of resources, the depletion of resources and degradation of environments, and growing levels of population and consumption? 4. How has security usually been defined and why is the environment increasingly being recognized as a relevant factor? 5. What would be the short- , middle- and long-term environmental consequences of nuclear war locally, regionally, and globally?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course PACE 345 taught by Professor Brucebarnes during the Spring '10 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.
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