The role of environmental degradation in population displacement.

@article{Lonergan1998TheRO,
  title={The role of environmental degradation in population displacement.},
  author={Sean P. Lonergan},
  journal={Environmental Change and Security Project report},
  year={1998},
  volume={4},
  pages={
          5-15
        }
}
  • Sean P. Lonergan
  • Published in Environmental Change and Security Project report 1998
This article answers a series of questions about the role of environmental degradation in population displacement, refugee movement, and migration. The environment tends not to be included in the reasons for migration. Roger's indicators of migration potential include population growth, economic restructuring, increased economic disparities, and increased refugee flows. Myers (1993) estimated that international displacement and internal displacement may amount to about 25 million and may rise… CONTINUE READING

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