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  1. The Comprehensive Assessment of Water Man- agement in Agriculture recommended that future food production should be concentrated on existing agricultural land in order to avoid further loss of ecosystem functions from terrestrial lands. This paper…
  2. Violence has probably always been part of the human experience. Its impact can be seen, in various forms, in all parts of the world. Each year, more than a million people lose their lives, and many more suffer non-fatal injuries, as a result of…
  3. Many decisions concerning long-lived investments already need to take into account climate change. But doing so is not easy for at least two reasons. First, due to the rate of climate change, new infrastructure will have to be able to cope with a…
  4. Mean sea level variations in the eastern Asia region during 1950 to 1991 are investigated with the use of observed sea level data at 16 stations. It is suggested from the data analysis, that the main cause of long-term sea level variation in this…
  5. Adaptation to climate-change impacts requires understanding of where impacts are to be expected and what their magnitude may be. Adaptation funds are only a limited resource for helping affected parties in coping with climate-change impacts. The…
  6. We investigated the relationship between water availability and internal war outbreak. This work constitutes the first test of climate-security connections utilizing global subnational time series data. We created harmonized spatial time series…
  7. Child health and nutrition are strongly associated with educational achieve- ment. But associations do not necessarily indicate causality; estimates gener- ally are likely to be biased in one direction or the other. As a result analysts and…
  8. Dozens of forest fires have broken out across Greece, killing two men who were helping fight the fires in the centre of the country, officials have said.