IUCN: Where Is The Concern Over Military’s Environmental Impact?

September 9, 2016
By Kelsey Amos
Civil Beat

Despite the threats military activities pose to the natural world, surprisingly few panel discussions at IUCN broached the subject.

A week ago, a group of 15-20 activists and students gathered on the University of Hawaii Manoa campus to share the remarkably similar and interconnected stories of nations and peoples from around the Pacific that are struggling against the environmental destruction and limitations on sovereignty caused by the U.S. military and U.S. interests.