War vs. Environment
(see also War, Agent Orange & Depleted Uranium Weapons)
Issue of US Ordnance Shadows New Panama Bridge. Chris Kraul, LA Times (6/27/05). Unexploded ordnance from US bombing & artillery ranges in old Canal Zone an ongoing threat to Panamanians.
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Chui, Glennda. "Desert wounds: The environment could also become a casualty of war," San Jose Mercury News (1/15/91).
Korn, Peter. "The persisting poison," Nation (4/8/91):440-446.
Dreyfuss, Robert. "Apocalypse still," Mother Jones (1-2/00):43-51, 90. Lingering effects of US spraying with Agent Orange during the war.
Mesler, Bill. "The Gulf Wars new casualties," Nation (7/14/97):19-20.
Milner, Glen. "Subs v. the environment," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 58,4 (7-8/2002):11-13.
Pugliese, David. "Panama: bombs on the beach," Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 58,4 (7-8/2002):55-60. Disposal of bombs in Panama during 1940s.
Schaeffer-Duffy, Claire. "War's lethal leftovers," National Catholic Reporter (8/2/02):7
Seager, Joni. "Tigris, Tigris, burning bright," Village Voice (12/25/90). Substantive appraisal of probable ecological consequences of Gulf War.
Tran, Tini. "Toxic chemicals remain in Vietnam," Mercury News (8/12/03):10A.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Buckingham, William A. Jr. Operation Ranch Hand: The Air Force & Herbicides in Southeast Asia, 1961-71 (Washington, 1982).
Ehrlich, Ann H. & John W. Birks (eds.) Hidden Dangers: Environmental Consequences of Preparing for War (San Francisco: Sierra Club, 1990).
Grossman, Karl. The Wrong Stuff: The Space Programs Nuclear Threat to Our Planet (Monroe ME, 1997).
Harnly, Caroline D. Agent Orange & Vietnam: An Annotated Bibliography (Metuchen NJ: Scarecrow, 1988).
Lewallen, John. Ecology of Devastation: Indochina (Baltimore, 1971).
Schuck, Peter H. Agent Orange on Trial: Mass Toxic Disasters in the Courts (rev. ed.; Cambridge MA: Harvard, 1987).
Scott, Wilbur J. Vietnam Veterans since the War: The Politics of PTSD, Agent Orange, & the National Memorial (Norman: U. of Oklahoma, 2004).
Shulman, Seth. The Threat at Home: Confronting the Toxic Legacy of the US Military (Boston: Beacon, 1992).
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Nuclear Radiation in Warfare (London: Taylor & Francis, 1981).
UN Environment Program. The Kosovo Conflict: Consequences for the Environment & Human Settlements (Geneva: UNEP, 1999).
__________. Depleted Uranium in Kosovo: Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment (Stevenage UK, 2001).
Ward, Chip. Canaries on the Rim: Living Downwind in the West (NY: Verso, 1999).
Webster, Donovan. Aftermath: The Remnants of War (NY: Pantheon, 1996).
Weisberg, Barry (ed.) Ecocide: The Ecology of War in Indochina (NY, 1970).
Westing, Arthur H. (ed.) Cultural Norms, War, & the Environment (Oxford: Oxford U, 1988).
Winslow, Philip C. Sowing the Dragons Teeth. Land Mines & the Global Legacy of War (Boston, 1997).
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"Agent Orange & the Vietnam Veteran" , with Robert McLellan, 17m. From Network for Continuing Medical Education.