This section contains publications that emphasize scientific / technological studies of ecological issues in the Eastern Mediterranean.  For publications with more a political, social, cultural emphasis see the page on “Environmental peacebuilding, conflict, and security in the Eastern Mediterranean.”  Placement is matter of emphasis; some publications are relevant for both scientific / technological and political / social / cultural understandings.  Items are listed with most recent at the top.

Brown, Oli and Alec Crawford.  2009.  Rising Temperatures, Rising Tensions: Climate change and the risk of violent conflict in the Middle East.  Winnipeg: International Institute for Sustainable Development.

UN Arab Human Development Report 2009. United Nations Development Program.

2009 Report: Arab Environment: Climate Change. Arab Forum for Environment and Development

2008 Report: Arab Environment: Future Challenges. Arab Forum for Environment and Development

Shuval, H. and Dweik, H. (eds.) . 2007. Water Resources in the Middle East: Israel-Palestinian Water Issues – From Conflict to Cooperation. Berlin: Springer.

Shuval, H. and Dweik, H. (eds.).  2006 . Proceedings of the Second Israeli-Palestinian International Conference on Water for Life in the Middle East, Antalya, Turkey, October 10-14, 2004. Jerusalem: Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information.

Friends of the Earth Middle East has an extensive archive of its publications, organized under each of its many projects.  See