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WATER RESOURCES AND THE SECURITY ENVIRONMENT
WATER RESOURCES AND THE SECURITY ENVIRONMENT

Author(s): Irina Cucu
Subject(s): Environmental and Energy policy, Security and defense, Military policy, Peace and Conflict Studies
Published by: ”Carol I” National Defence University Publishing House
Keywords: water; security crisis; environmental security;

Summary/Abstract: As it is known, raw materials but, first of all, energy resources are generally limited and unevenly distributed around the globe. Their deficit is the cause of the onset or increase of many conflicts in recent years. Having the control of resources confers not only political power but also increased military power. When we talk about resources, we generally mean energy thus we except water resources, food, labor, equally important, some vital for developing and maintaining life on earth.

  • Issue Year: 2010
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 72-77
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: English