Recently, various studies have pointed out that disasters due to climate change have been displacing more people than conflicts. According to Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID, 2019), in 2018, of the total new 28 million internally displaced people in 148 countries, 61% were due to disasters. In comparison, 39% were due to conflict and violence.
Climate change is one of the most important and serious problems of the 21st century that we need to tackle. You learn about the glaciers melting, the biodiversity eroding because of the serious climatic changes being encountered today. If the situation continues, we will soon see a new category emerging “the climate refugees”….
Wild animals often stray in villages and farms in and around protected areas and sanctuaries, causing bloody conflicts. And now increasingly we are seeing wild animals wander into urban areas causing human-animal conflicts.