The green revolution and its related agricultural politics entailed a food production increasing worldwide. Nevertheless, those politics enhanced the biological resources extinction and the depletion of natural areas, creating a deep devastation in the local natural habitats, such as in the Iraqi Mesopotamian area; the indigenous population, the marsh Arabs, violently suffered the effects of these uncontrolled agricultural politics. The environmental depletion, related to ethnic strife motivations generated a progressive exodus from this area: 100.000 of environmental refugees.
|Titolo:||The Green Revolution and the impact on indigenous populations: “environmental refugees” in Iraqi marshlands|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2012|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||4.3 Poster|