All conflicts result in environmental impacts. The use of explosive weapons can cause massive damage to civilian and industrial infrastructure, resulting in the contamination of air, soil and water resources. The war in Ukraine has highlighted the heavy toll on the environment, and the risk of significant environmental harm.
Cottrell, Linsey; Darbyshire, PhD, Eoghan; and Holme Obrestad, Kristin
"Explosive Weapons Use and the Environmental Consequences: Mapping Environmental Incidents in Ukraine,"
The Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 26
, Article 4.
Available at: https://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol26/iss1/4