Water

Water

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

This summer has been China’s driest and hottest since consistent records began being kept in 1961. The severe heatwave resulted in and continues to exacerbate a drought.
The Diplomat
Researchers modeled and mapped how eight key aspects of human societies affect hydrological cycles.
Eos - AGU
Mounting evidence suggests the need for improved water planning strategies and revamped hydrological models.
Eos - AGU
A burned out car sits among the remains of a burned neighborhood from wildfires, healthy vegetation in the background
As wildfires increase and burn more human-made material, more research is needed on the release of toxic materials into watersheds, according to a new review.
American Geophysical Union
Indian farmer working in a field in front of a water sprinkler
Collective groundwater pumping by millions of farmers in Bangladesh in the dry season each year has created vast natural reservoirs underground that, over a 30-year-period, rival the world’s largest dams, sustaining irrigation for the country.
EurekAlert
With more heavy downpours forecast through the remaining rainy season, there is both good news and bad news for Thailand residents worried about floods.
Thai Public Broadcasting System World
Progress has been made since 2015 on a global scale in terms of increasing access to water of an acceptable quality and to sanitation services. But 2 billion people still lack safely managed drinking water.
Conversation Media Group, the
A buoy rests on the dry Rhine riverbed
In a warmer climate, Europe will be faced with drought situations more often. What can be expected in the future for the Rhine? And what measures can be taken?
Deltares