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A water treatment plant with two treatment ponds viewed from the air

Sustainable development needs eco-engineering to help solve the water-food-energy nexus

Dr Rod Coogan, Agri-Food Expert at PA Consulting argues that sustainable development needs eco-engineering to help solve the water-food-energy nexus.
Agriculture Water

Integrating ecosystems in the Water-Food-Energy Nexus for greater sustainability

Sasha Koo-Oshima & Virginie Gillet from Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations/ UN-Water, reveal their thoughts on integrating ecosystems in the Water-Food-Energy Nexus for greater sustainability.
Peatland

The overlooked water-bound loss of carbon from peatlands

In this third contribution of a series of four, Bernd Lennartz, Haojie Liu and Franziska Tanneberger give insight into the water-bound loss of carbon from peat soils.
Modern urban wastewater and sewage treatment plant with aeration tanks, industrial water recycling and purification.

What is reclaimed water and why is it dangerous?

Health risks are associated with reclaimed water that is used for road cleaning, greenfield irrigation and landscape fountains.
The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption as seen from orbit.

The Tonga volcano eruption caused a 90-metre-high tsunami wave

The tsunami wave created by the Tonga volcano eruption reached over 90 metres in height, which is approximately nine times taller than the Japan tsunami in 2011.
Institute of Marine Sciences

Waste FEW ULL project

Lessons on sustainable solutions from the Waste FEW ULL project by Jana Fried, Adina Paytan and Waste FEW ULL project participants
twilight sky at shipping port use for vessel, nautical import and export transport logistic industry

Safety standards in maritime transport

Mateusz Szymański, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee, examines safety standards in maritime transport.
Underwater environment with fish and plants

Developing a nature-inspired amphibious artificial vision system

Researchers have developed an amphibious artificial vision system for imaging both aquatic and terrestrial environments.
an example inland waterway transport, an image of a canal boat on a river with the sun setting

EU urban mobility must be sustainable and inclusive

Mateusz Szymański, Member of the European Economic and Social Committee, sheds light on sustainable and inclusive urban mobility, including a call for the better use of inland waterway transport.
The modelling that shapes regional climate change interventions

The modelling that shapes regional climate change interventions

Professor Georgiy L. Stenchikov from the physical science and engineering division, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology looks at the future of water with a specialised focus on climate change in the middle east.
water infrastructure

Water infrastructure and planning in a climate-changing world

Maria Alina Rădulescu, Wim Leendertse and Jos Arts, from the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience (CAWR), look towards water infrastructure to plan for better stakeholder engagement.

Is drinking water safe? A neglected source of asbestos fibres

Prof. Giovanni Brandi and Dr. Simona Tavolari investigate the prevalence of asbestos fibres in drinking water around the world.
plant health, wearable sensors

Wearable sensors could monitor plant health from a phone

Researchers create wearable sensors to signal plant health from your phone, to indicate a plant’s leaf water content or when they are stressed.
desalination unit, drinkable water

A portable desalination unit could be the future of freshwater

Turning seawater into freshwater, a portable desalination unit can affordably generate clean drinking water without filters or pumps.
sustainable framework, wastewater

A sustainable framework could make cities more water efficient and affordable

A sustainable framework can help to design efficient cities - with systems that supply affordable and accessible wastewater treatment, cooling, heating, and electricity.
climate fragility

Scientists say human activity responsible for climate fragility

In a study of over 2,000 streams around North America, researchers reveal the escalating impact human activity has on flooding - creating climate fragility.
the triassic, REEFCADE

The Triassic World: An analogue of the 6th mass extinction?

The REEFCADE long-term research project, created and driven by Professor Rossana Martini, started in 2007 and has since been supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
nitrogen legacies

Researchers create six step guide to improve global water quality

The University of Waterloo have created six steps to improve water quality, address nitrogen pollution and examine nitrogen legacies.
cutting beef out

Cutting beef from US diet could slash carbon footprints by 48%

Tulane University research finds that swapping just one serving per day for a more planet friendly alternative, North Americans could cut their carbon footprint by 48%.
california drinking water, sanitary water

Californians continue to struggle with a lack of safe, sanitary drinking water

Safe drinking water in California is becoming scarce, as contaminated drinking water continues to disproportionately impact communities of colour in the state.

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