The Author’s Relevant Papers: A Selective Listing

  • Arthur H. Westing
Part of the SpringerBriefs on Pioneers in Science and Practice book series (BRIEFSPIONEER, volume 13)


The author of all the following entries is ‘Westing, Arthur H.’, these having been extracted from his sequential life list of publications.


  1. #116. A world in balance. Environmental Conservation (Cambridge, UK) 8(3):177–183. Autumn 1981.Google Scholar
  2. #133. Pursuit of security: how long can the planet stand it? Development Forum (United Nations, Geneva) 11(3):1,10. April 1983.Google Scholar
  3. #146. The arms race versus environmental and human welfare. In: UIP (ed.). Ponències. Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain: Universitat Internacional de la Pau, 248 pp: pp 173–177. 1984. Reprinted in: Man, Evolution, Cosmos (Sofia) 3(2):50–53. 1984.Google Scholar
  4. *#162. An expanded concept of international security. In: Westing, A.H. (ed.). Global Resources and International Conflict: Environmental Factors in Strategic Policy and Action. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 280 pp: pp 183–200 (Chap. 9). 1986. (Nb: Reproduced herein as Chapter 3.).Google Scholar
  5. #188. The environmental component of comprehensive security. Bulletin of Peace Proposals [now Security Dialogue] (Oslo) 20(2):129–134. June 1989.Google Scholar
  6. *#191. Environmental approaches to regional security. In: Westing, A.H. (ed.). Comprehensive Security for the Baltic: an Environmental Approach. London: Sage Publications, 148 pp: pp 1–14 (Chap. 1). 1989. (Nb: Major portions reproduced herein as part of Chapter 4.) Reprinted in German in: Militärpolitik Dokumentation (Frankfurt am Main) 14(83–84):5–16, 87–90. 1991.Google Scholar
  7. *#192. Regional security in a wider context. In: Westing, A.H. (ed.). Comprehensive Security for the Baltic: an Environmental Approach. London: Sage Publications, 148 pp: pp 113–121 (Chap. 14). 1989. (Nb: Major portions reproduced herein as part of Chapter 4.).Google Scholar
  8. #193. Comprehensive Security for the Baltic: an Environmental Approach. (Editor & co-author). London: Sage Publications, xii + 148 pp. 1989.Google Scholar
  9. #196. Comprehensive human security and ecological realities. Environmental Conservation (Cambridge, UK) 16(4):295. Winter 1989.Google Scholar
  10. #197. Environmental security for the Danube basin. Environmental Conservation (Cambridge, UK) 16(4):323–329. Winter 1989.Google Scholar
  11. *#203. Our place in nature: reflections on the global carrying-capacity for humans. In: Polunin, N. & Burnett, J.H. (eds). Maintenance of the Biosphere. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 228 pp: pp 109–120 (Chap. 8). 1990. (Nb: Reproduced herein as Chapter 10.).Google Scholar
  12. #207. The atmosphere as a common heritage of humankind: its role in environmental security. Scientific World (London) 34(4):5–6. 1990. (Also in French, German, & Russian editions) Earlier version in: Environment (Philadelphia, PA) 31(3):3–4. April 1989. Similar in: Peace & the Sciences [now Peace & Security] (Vienna) 1989(2–3):78–82. 1989. Similar in Norwegian in: Harstad Tidende, 12 February 1990, p. 22. Similar in Norwegian in: Aftenposten (Oslo) 131(73):2. 13 February 1990. Similar in Norwegian in: Arbeiderbladet (Oslo), 21 March 1990, p. 3. Similar in Norwegian in: Friheten (Oslo), 6 April 1990, p. 3. Later briefer version in: Science (Washington) 291(5505):827. 2 February 2001.Google Scholar
  13. #210. We have to seek security in its broadest sense. World Health Forum (World Health Organization, Geneva) 12(2):137–139. 1991. (Also in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, & Spanish editions).Google Scholar
  14. #213. Environmental security and its relation to Ethiopia and Sudan. Ambio (Stockholm) 20(5):168–171. August 1991.Google Scholar
  15. #216. Disarmament, environment, and development and their relevance to the least developed countries: the military sector vis-à-vis security. In: Westing, A.H. (ed.). Disarmament, Environment, and Development and their Relevance to the Least Developed Countries. Geneva: UN Institute for Disarmament Research, Research Paper No. 10 (UNIDIR/91/83), 105 pp: pp 71–79 (Chap. 6). October 1991. Similar in: Environmental Awareness (Vadodara, India) 16(1):15–20. January–March 1993.Google Scholar
  16. #226. Environmental refugees: a growing category of displaced persons. Environmental Conservation (Cambridge, UK) 19(3):201–207. Autumn 1992.Google Scholar
  17. *#233. Environmental dimensions of maritime security. In: Goldblat, J. (ed.). Maritime Security: the Building of Confidence. UN Institute for Disarmament Research, Document No. UNIDIR/92/89, 159 pp: pp 91–102 (Chap. 6). 1992. (Nb: Reproduced herein as Chapter 5.).Google Scholar
  18. #236. Biodiversity and the challenge of national borders. Environmental Conservation (Cambridge, UK) 20(1):5–6. Spring 1993.Google Scholar
  19. #237. Natural resources, conflict, and security, in a shrinking world. In: Nazim, M. & Polunin, N. (eds). Environmental challenges: from Stockholm to Rio and Beyond. Lahore: Energy & Environment Society of Pakistan & Foundation for Environmental Conservation, 284 pp: pp 85–116 (Chap. 4). 1993.Google Scholar
  20. #239. Human rights and the environment. Environmental Conservation (Cambridge, UK) 20(2):99–100. Summer 1993. (Later revised version in: Brattleboro [VT] Reformer 96(298):4. 13 February 2009.).Google Scholar
  21. #244. Environmental security for the Horn of Africa: an overview. In: Polunin, N. & Burnett, J.H. (eds). Surviving with the Biosphere. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 572 pp: pp 354–357. 1993.Google Scholar
  22. *#245. Building confidence with transfrontier reserves: the global potential. In: Westing, A.H. (ed.). Transfrontier Reserves for Peace and Nature: a Contribution to Human Security. Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, 127 pp: pp 1–15 (Chap. 1). 1993. (Nb: Reproduced herein as Chapter 6.) Shorter version in: Environmental Awareness (Vadodara, India) 18(1):11–22. January–March 1995.Google Scholar
  23. #246. From hope to reality: establishing an Indochina tri-state reserve for peace and nature. In: Westing, A.H. (ed.). Transfrontier Reserves for Peace and Nature: a Contribution to Human Security. Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, 127 pp: pp 99–109 (Chap. 11). 1993.Google Scholar
  24. #247. Transfrontier Reserves for Peace and Nature: a Contribution to Human Security. (Editor & co-author) Nairobi: UN Environment Programme, xi + 127 pp. 1993.Google Scholar
  25. *#257. Population, desertification, and migration. Environmental Conservation (Cambridge, UK) 21(2):110–114,109. Summer 1994. (Nb: Reproduced herein as Chapter 9.) Similar in: Puigdefábregas, J. & Mendizábal, T. (eds). Desertification and Migrations. Logroño, Spain: Geoforma Ediciones, 322 pp: pp 41–52. 1995.Google Scholar
  26. #271. Environmental approaches to the avoidance of violent regional conflicts. In: Spillmann, K.R. & Bächler, G. (eds). Environmental Crisis: Regional Conflict and Ways of Cooperation. Zürich: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Center for Security Studies & Conflict Research & Swiss Peace Foundation, Environment & Conflicts Project, Occasional Paper No. 14, 162 pp: pp 148–153. September 1995. Shorter version in: Environmental Awareness (Vadodara, India) 20(1):19–24. January–March 1997.Google Scholar
  27. #277. National security for Eritrea as a function of environmental security. Environmental Awareness (Vadodara, India) 18(3):83–87. July–September 1995.Google Scholar
  28. *#282. Eritrean National Code of Conduct for Environmental Security. In: Gebremedhin, N. & Westing, A.H. (eds). National Environmental Management Plan for Eritrea. Asmara: Government of Eritrea, xii + 236 pp: pp xii, 229. January 1996. (Nb: Reproduced herein as Chapter 1, Appendix  1.1.) Reprinted in: Environmental Conservation (Cambridge, UK) 22(1):78. Spring 1995. Reprinted in: Environmental Awareness (Vadodara, India) 18(3):87–88. July–September 1995. Reprinted in: Earth Ethics (Washington) 7(3–4):13. Spring–Summer 1996.
  29. #287. The Eritrean–Yemeni conflict over the Hanish archipelago: toward a resolution favoring peace and nature. Security Dialogue (Oslo) 27(2):201–206. June 1996. Earlier version in: Häberli, R. et al. (eds.). Proceedings of the Regional Workshop on Environmental Conflict Management and Sustainable Development, Asmara, Eritrea, 1216 February 1996. Zürich: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Center for Security Studies & Conflict Resolution, 289 pp: pp 240–257. April 1996.Google Scholar
  30. #294. Canadian security in a broadened context. Canadian Defence Quarterly (Toronto) 26(2):13–14,16,18–19,22. Winter (December) 1996.Google Scholar
  31. #306. Biodiversity losses in relation to national security. Environmental Awareness (Vadodara, India) 20(3):85–93. July–September 1997.Google Scholar
  32. #309. Armed conflict and environmental security. Environment & Security (Sainte–Foy, Quebec) 1(2):31–39,11,21. 1997.Google Scholar
  33. #318. Establishment and management of transfrontier reserves for conflict prevention and confidence building. Environmental Conservation (Cambridge, UK) 25(2):91–94. June 1998.Google Scholar
  34. #328. Conflict versus cooperation in a regional setting: lessons from Eritrea. In: Suliman, M. (ed.) Ecology, Politics and Violent Conflict. London: Zed Books, 298 pp: pp 273–285 (Chap. 13). 1999.Google Scholar
  35. #339. Biodiversity loss and its implications for security and armed conflict. In: Cracraft, J. & Grifo, F.T. (eds). The Living Planet in Crisis: Biodiversity Science and Policy. New York: Columbia University Press, 311 pp: pp 209–216 (Chap. 8). 1999.Google Scholar
  36. #343. Towards regional environmental security. In: Gaan, N. (ed.). Environment and National Security: the Case of South Asia. New Delhi: South Asian Publishers, xii + 265 pp: pp v–ix. 2000.Google Scholar
  37. *#347. Globalization vis-à-vis environmental security. Environmental Awareness (Vadodara, India) 23(1):7–15. January–March 2000. (Nb: Reproduced herein as Chapter 8.).Google Scholar
  38. #366. A Korean DMZ park for peace and nature: towards a code of conduct. In: Chae-Han Kim (ed.). The Korean DMZ: Reverting Beyond Division. Seoul: Sowha Publishing Company, 359 pp: pp 157–191 (Chap. 6). 2001. (Also published in a Korean-language edition in 2000 which included a Korean-language synopsis of this entry.) Earlier version in: IUCN (ed.). Parks for Peace: International Conference on Transboundary Protected Areas as a Vehicle for International Co-operation, 1618 September 1997, Somerset West, near Cape Town, South Africa: Conference Proceedings. Gland, Switzerland: International Union for Conservation of Nature, 264 pp: pp 235–242. January 1998. Earlier version in: International Environmental Affairs (Hanover, NH) 10(1):8–17. Winter 1998 (1998–1999). Earlier version in: Environmental Awareness (Vadodara, India) 23(3):85–99. July–September 2000.Google Scholar
  39. #371. The environment, its natural resources, and international security: what are the connections?: what are the answers? Environmental Awareness (Vadodara, India) 24(2):45–51. April–June 2001.Google Scholar
  40. #375. Transfrontier reserves for peace and nature: saving two birds with one stone. In: Prakash, I. (ed.). Ecology of Desert Environments: a Festschrift for Prof. J.L. CloudselyThompson on his 80th birthday. Jodhpur, India: Scientific Publishers, 471 pp: pp 23–32. 2001. An earlier synopsis in: New York Times 144(50114):A20. 6 July 1995.Google Scholar
  41. #380. Peace, culture and ethics: recent history of conservation values in peace and war. In: Tolba, M.K. (ed.). 2001. Our Fragile World: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development. Oxford: EOLSS Publishers & Paris: UN Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organization, 2263 pp (2 vols): pp 865–872 (Vol. 1, Chap. 2.14). Earlier version in: Environmental Conservation (Cambridge, UK) 23(3):218–225. September 1996. Summary of earlier version in: Serageldin, I. & Barrett, R. (eds). Ethics and Spiritual Values: Promoting Environmentally Sustainable Development. Washington: International Bank for Reconstruction & Development (World Bank), Environmentally Sustainable Development Proceedings Series No. 12, 54 pp: p. 53. 1996.Google Scholar
  42. #387. The business sector vis-à-vis environmental security. Environmental Awareness (Vadodara, India) 25(4):125–131. October–December 2002.Google Scholar
  43. #432. Toward environmental sustainability and reduced tensions on the Korean peninsula. Environment (Philadelphia, PA) 52(1):20–23. January–February 2010. Summary in: TBeNews [newsletter of the IUCN (Gland, Switzerland) World Commission on Protected Areas, Transboundary Conservation Specialist Group:] 2010(1):5. April 2010.
  44. *#440. All the many humans ever: an update. BioScience (Reston, VA) 60(10):777. November 2010. (Nb: Reproduced herein as Chapter 10, Appendix 10.1.) Earlier version in: BioScience (Reston, VA) 31(7):523–524; 32(1)6. July–August 1981; January 1982.Google Scholar
  45. *#441. The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) as a Bridge between the two Koreas. Berlin: Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, 25 pp. 11 November 2010. (Nb: Reproduced herein as Chapter 7.).Google Scholar
  46. #433. Population: the repressed dimension of global warming. Brattleboro [VT] Reformer 98(16):5. 20–21 March 2010. Similar in: Environmental Awareness (Vadodara, India) 32(1–2):13–14. January–June 2009. Earlier briefer version in: International Herald Tribune (Paris) 2010(39,482):6. 18 February 2010.Google Scholar

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  1. 1.Security and EducationWesting Associates in EnvironmentPutneyUSA

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