Water

Water

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

People ride their motorcycle in a flooded street in Ho Chi Minh City
Updated, precise elevation models of coastal areas reveal the inundated land area in the first 1 to 2 meters of sea level rise could be double previous estimates.
AGU Advancing Earth and Space Science
Houses being washed away through coastal erosion and sea level rise.
Since the record-breaking volcanic eruption a year ago, which triggered up to 15m tsunami waves that gutted entire villages, the Government of Tonga is building higher and higher sea walls to keep the ocean out.
Commonwealth Secretariat
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2022
These guidelines will help local governments and communities in taking initial action to create a safe, socially, and economically secure and sustainable society that is resilient to current and future impacts of climate change.
Council of the Baltic Sea States
Wildfire damage to drinking water systems can significantly delay a community’s economic recovery. The costliest disaster in Colorado’s history, the Marshall Fire of 2021, resulted in more than $2 billion in losses.
Purdue University
Small traces of many pathogens, such as viruses we may be infected with, are excreted when we go to the toilet. Ultimately, these agents find their way to municipal wastewater treatment plants where sewage samples can be taken and the levels measured.
Conversation Media Group, the
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2022
This article reviews processes of the coastal groundwater zone and simulation tools used to evaluate possible impacts of sea-level rise.
Earth's Future (AGU)
African students using water taps
In 2022, a third La Niña year brought much rain to Australia and Southeast Asia and dry conditions to the other side of the Pacific. These patterns were expected, but behind these variations there are troubling signs the global water cycle is changing.
Conversation Media Group, the
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2023
This report contains information on rainfall, air temperature and humidity, soil water availability, river flows and storage in lakes in 2022. Trends in the water cycle and some of the most important hydrological events of 2022 are interpreted.
Global Water Monitor