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- DocumentAsian Development Bank, 2011Migration driven by environmental factors is emerging as a serious concern, one that demands urgent attention from decision makers. The current paper addresses this issue in the context of the Asian and Pacific countries.DocumentPacific Institute of Public Policy, 2012The understanding of the implications of climate change has broadened in recent years, covering a complex web of development and security issues. In the meanwhile, Pacific island countries remain on the frontline, vulnerable not only to rising seas but also the global responses to the emerging climate security threats. This paper finds that:DocumentInternational Organization for Migration, 2012This report is the second volume in an annual series, which aims to provide regular assessments on the changing nature and dynamics of environmental migration. This volume focuses on cross-border displacement and the securitisation of migration.DocumentSocial Science Research Network, 2012Climate migration is plagued by vagueness, both in terms of the numbers of potential migrants, as well as their legal rights. This article provides a legal analysis of climate migration and examines its potential impact on international trade.DocumentUnited Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, 2012This comparative study highlights that rainfall variability and food insecurity are key drivers for human mobility. The empirical research is based on eight country case studies, including a 1,300 household survey and participatory research sessions involving 2,000 individuals. The results reveal that migration is an important risk management strategy for vulnerable households.OrganisationThe CEDEM is an interfaculty centre which aims to carry out theoretical and empirical research in the fields of human migrations, ethnic relations and racism.DocumentCenter for Global Development, USA, 2012The Commitment to Development Index ranks 27 of the world’s richest countries on their dedication to policies that benefit the 5.5 billion people living in poorer nations.DocumentInternational Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, 2012The World Disasters Report 2012 aims to widen and sharpen the focus on the complex causes of forced migration and the diverse consequences and impacts for both affected populations and humanitarian actors. The report shows that, more than ever, the complex nature of disasters and conflicts is accompanied by the enormous potential to uproot large numbers of people.DocumentScience Direct, 2012This article explores the uncertain outcomes of climate change effects for different populations. It argues that understanding climate change requires broad conceptualisations that incorporate multiple voices and recognise the agency of vulnerable populations.DocumentWiley Online Library, 2011Global environmental change is increasingly affecting ecosystems and the communities who rely on them. However, more work is needed to conceptualise and quantify migration responses to the impact of environmental change and degradation.