Definitions

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  • n. The migration of populations for economic or ecological reasons, often as a result of the deterioration of land quality or a shortage of water.

Etymologies

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eco- +‎ migration

Examples

  • His study looks at the role environmental degradation on population migration, or 'ecomigration' will play in the future.

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  • The researchers cited ecomigration, civil unrest, genocide and war as the third way global warming is going to increase violence.

    Analysis

  • The authors cite ecomigration, civil unrest, genocide and war as the third way global warming is going to increase violence.

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  • Reuveny's analysis of three case studies - the US Dust Bowl in the 1930s; Bangladesh since the 1950s; and Hurricane Katrina in 2005, shows that although climate change can spur large population movements, public policy does have the power to alleviate the pressures of ecomigration.

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  • If a country can invest in areas affected by environmental problems, the scope of ecomigration can be reduced and transitions will be smoother, he argues.

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