By Thor Hanson
The goal of this e-book is particular and impressive: to stipulate the specified components, scope, and usability of a brand new and rising box of utilized ecology named war ecology. in response to a NATO complicated examine Workshop hung on the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, the booklet offers either a theoretical evaluation of this new box and case reviews that variety from mercury illness in the course of international struggle I in Slovenia to the environment affects of the Palestinian profession, and from the bombing of coral reefs of Vieques to biodiversity loss because of violent conflicts in Africa. Warfare Ecology additionally comprises reprints of a number of classical papers that set the level for the hot synthesis defined by means of the authors. Written for environmental scientists, army and humanitarian aid pros, conservation managers, and graduate scholars in a variety of fields, Warfare Ecology is a huge breakthrough in knowing the connection among conflict and ecological systems.