Scarred Lands and Wounded Lives: The Environmental Footprint of War [Video]
Source: VideoTakes, Inc., 2008
Author(s): Alice T. Day & Lincoln H. Day
Weapons, Waste, and Pollution
The scale of environmental damage over the last half century
is unprecedented. Falling water tables, shrinking forest
cover, declining species diversity - all presage ecosystems
in distress. These trends are now widely acknowledged as
emanating from forces of humanity's own making: massive
population increases, unsustainable demands on natural
resources, species loss, ruinous environmental practices.
Ironically however, war,...