Measures taken or policies instituted to protect and promote the safety of external conditions affecting the life, development and survival of an organism. (Source:GEMET/TOE)

Environmental security examines threats posed by environmental events and trends to individuals, communities or nations. It may focus on the impact of human conflict and international relations on the environment, or on how environmental problems cross state borders. Environmental security is comprised o fthree sub-elements: 1) preventing or repairing military damage to the environment; 2) preventing or responding to environmentally caused conflicts; and 3) protecting the environment due to its inherent moral value. (Source: Wikipedia)

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