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Cultural co-benefits of community-based regeneration in north Rajasthan

Cultural co-benefits of community-based regeneration in north Rajasthan

A previous post, Community-based regeneration in semi-arid north Rajasthan, India (Mark Everard, 23 Nov 2015) reported on community-based initiatives creating rainwater-harvesting structures to intercept monsoon run-off and the social infrastructure necessary to achieve it. Rajasthan’s human population is substantially... Read more »

Categories: Asia Ecosystems India News University of the West of England

Resilience in an uncertain future: Part 1

Resilience in an uncertain future: Part 1

Water security and social-ecological-hydrological systems. Background In the conservation classic, A Sand County Almanac, Aldo Leopold described his visit in 1922 to the Colorado River delta, noting abundant “green lagoons … walls of mesquite and willow … fleets of... Read more »

Categories: Blog News Resilience University of Arizona

The ‘Third Pole’: A monitoring and assessment programme to sustain the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region as a global asset

The ‘Third Pole’: A monitoring and assessment programme to sustain the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region as a global asset

From 26-28 January 2016, the first writers’ workshop for the coordinating lead authors of the Hindu Kush Himalayan Monitoring and Assessment Programme (HIMAP) took place in Kathmandu, Nepal. HIMAP is a comprehensive assessment of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH)... Read more »

Categories: Asia Climate change adaptation Himalayas Nepal News University of Arizona