New Internationalist

Articles by Doug Weir

We watch war destroying the environment, but we should be acting instead

The battle of Mosul proves of the catastrophic impact of war on our environment. This UN day on conflict and the environment, it’s time to act against it, writes Doug Weir.

  • November 3, 2016
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Calculating the environmental benefits of peace in Colombia

The costs of the 50-year conflict add up to ecocide. Doug Weir reports.

  • March 17, 2016
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Universalizing environmental and human rights

Doug Weir explains why these rights are especially important during times of armed conflict.

  • March 3, 2016
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Armed conflict, environmental protection and the Sustainable Development Goals

Unless the international community does more to protect the environment from armed conflict, many countries will fail to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, writes Doug Weir.

  • February 1, 2016
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Depleted Uranium – the facts

The facts on depleted uranium

  • November 1, 2007
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Don't look, don't find

Can Iraqi doctors break through the wall of indifference? Doug Weir reports.

  • November 1, 2007
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