Atlas of Environmental Migration
Climate change has a significant and direct impact on human migration. This atlas provides a comprehensive and illustrated account of environmental migration worldwide, supported by expert analysis and presented in an accessible and informative way. The Atlas of Environmental Migration is the first and only illustrated book that maps environmental migration, clarifies terminology and concepts, draws a typology of migration related to environmental and climate change, describes the multiple factors at play, explains the challenges, and highlights the opportunities related to this phenomenon.
- Original maps illustrating the complex patterns and dynamics of environmental migration throughout the world
- Case studies and detailed analysis of countries and regions experiencing migration flows, forced or voluntary, related to sudden disasters and slow-onset environmental processes
- Coverage of fundamental considerations, such as:
- climate change adaptation;
- human rights;
- legal protection;
- and governance.
The issue of environmental migration is gaining increasing attention on the international policy agenda, as it is at the heart of such issues as adaptation to climate change, economic and social development, livelihood sustainability and security, environmental and climate change governance and justice.