Water

Water

Deforestation, ecosystems and environmental management, environmental degradation, environmental impact assessment, INRM and land-use.

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2021
This report is intended to interest civil society and government actors in the global WASH sector who are keen on strengthening gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) within, and as a means of achieving, climate-resilient WASH programming. 
Water for Women Fund
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2021
This paper’s objective is to inform practitioners of Building with Nature about the concepts of uncertainty and how to use this as a strength in the dialogue to come to sustainable solutions for coping with future global change related uncertainties.
EcoShape
Stretched beyond their lifespans by overdevelopment and population growth, these so-called combined sewer systems altogether spilled 850 billion gallons of raw sewage into the open waters in 2004 alone, the last time the federal government estimated it.
USA Today - Gannet Co. Inc.
Row of floating houses in the Netherlands
The floating city could withstand natural disasters including floods, tsunamis and Category 5 hurricanes as its floating platforms will be anchored to the seafloor.
United Nations Human Settlements Programme - Headquarters
Whilst the tense COP26 climate negotiations closed with a compromise deal only a few weeks ago, the urgent need for action is indisputable. It is, essential for governments and businesses to focus action on reducing emissions.
World Wide Fund For Nature
Aerial view of a dam in Singapore
Singapore is at the forefront of nearly all countries that have formulated a long-term plan for managing climate change and is steadfastly implementing that plan.
Conversation Media Group, the
Access to water has relieved the women of the burden of collecting water far from their homes, and has increased farms production.
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - Headquarters
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2021
This paper explores the extent of groundwater depletion in California's Central Valley, which poses a major threat to agricultural and municipal water supply. Recent droughts during 2007–2009 and 2012–2016 exacerbated chronic groundwater depletion.
American Geophysical Union