19 September 2012

Focus: Climate/Disaster/Environmental Displacement


Australia: Struggling to Survive on an Atoll (JRS Asia Pacific, Aug. 2012) [text]

Communicating Climate Change and Migration (UK Climate Change & Migration Coalition, Sept. 2012) [text]

Crossing Borders to Escape Natural Calamities Is No Easy Option: International Law Has Long Been a Barrier to Legal Immigration by People Fleeing Natural Disasters, but There Are Ways Round It (Poverty Matters Blog, Aug. 2012) [text]

Environmentally-Induced Displacement: Theoretical Frameworks and Current Challenges (CEDEM, Sept. 2012) [text]
- Includes extensive bibliography.

A Human Rights-Based Approach and District Disaster Management Plans (Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement, July 2012) [text]

"The Portuguese Press Portrait of 'Environmental Refugees'," Proceedings of the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, vol. 64 (April 2012) [text]

The Rising Tide: Environmental Refugees (New America Media, Aug. 2012) [text]

"Statelessness and Environmental-Induced Displacement: Future Scenarios of Deterritorialisation, Rescue and Recovery Examined," Mobilities, vol. 6, no. 3 (2011) [free full-text]
- I referenced this article previously, but just discovered its text is now freely available!


Climate Vulnerability Monitor (DARA, Sept. 2012) [info]

People on the Move in a Changing Climate: Comparing the Impact of Environmental Change on Migration in Different Regions of the World (IOM) [info, p. 4]
- Future title in the Global Migration Issues series from Springer.

Web site:

Asia-Pacific Migration and Environment Network (APMEN) [access]
- "New network to promote knowledge exchange... ."

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