Lina Eklund

Lina Eklund is a researcher at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University, Sweden. She has a PhD in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis. Her current research is focused on the links between drought, land use change, and conflict in Syria and Iraq. You can follow her on Twitter: @eklund_lina or on her blog: popenvmiddleeast.

Drought Not the Only Environmental Problem in Syria Before 2011
An unsustainable management of water and land resources, socio-economic inequality, and badly timed government policies created a volatile situation with widespread socio-economic vulnerability to drought. These are factors that can...

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