Latest Woodrow Wilson Stories

2009-02-09 12:16:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even as interest in environmental issues skyrockets, the reporters who cover these topics are being laid off left and right.

2009-02-05 16:20:00


2009-02-03 10:32:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars recently launched Wilson Center OnDemand (wilsoncenter.org/ondemand), the online home to all of the Center's audio and video programming.

2009-02-02 08:21:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Is there such a thing as 'peak water'? There is a vast amount of water on the planet -- but we are facing a crisis of running out of sustainably managed water," said Peter Gleick, president of the Pacific Institute.

2009-01-09 12:04:00

CNN's Peter Dykstra and Finland's Tapani Vaahtoranta Now in Residence WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two environmental experts have joined the Wilson Center as public policy scholars to work with the Center's Environmental Change and Security Program.

2009-01-08 13:16:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In Iraq and Afghanistan, U.S. soldiers are using pint-sized MARCBOTS and other "war-bots" to defuse roadside bombs and a dizzying array of remote-guided drones -- some as small as insects -- to search out and destroy enemies.

2008-10-09 12:00:24

BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conservation and health organizations should work together to support human development and protect biodiversity hotspots, said experts at the World Conservation Congress on October 8, 2008.

2008-10-07 15:00:20

BARCELONA, Spain, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From climate change to deforestation to water scarcity, environmental degradation can not only lead to conflict, but can also offer a pathway to peace, said experts at the World Conservation Congress on October 7, 2008.

2008-09-25 17:46:48

To: SOCIETY EDITORS Contact: Sharon McCarter of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, +1-202-691-4016, Sharon.mccarter@wilsoncenter.org WASHINGTON, Sept.

2008-09-22 12:00:21

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New videos on a YouTube channel launched by the Environmental Change and Security Program (ECSP) shine a spotlight on today's top environmental security issues -- such as water and conflict; and the links between population and environment.

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