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Himalayan hydropower: Scientists and state officials collaborate on policy to address water-energy-food nexus tradeoffs

Himalayan hydropower: Scientists and state officials collaborate on policy to address water-energy-food nexus tradeoffs

On 11 November 2016, international researchers and policy-makers came together to discuss the research results and draft policy recommendations of the Irrigation-Hydropower Nexus in the Upper Ganges Headwaters (HI-NEX) project. The research team has spent the past two years... Read more »

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University of Arizona IWSN doctoral student Tamee Albrecht selected as Carson Scholar for 2017

University of Arizona IWSN doctoral student Tamee Albrecht selected as Carson Scholar for 2017

The Carson Scholars Program (named after Rachel Carson, the pioneering conservationist and environmental writer) at the University of Arizona seeks to bring together interdisciplinary scholars who share an interest in the environment, social justice, and renewable energy. The program... Read more »

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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 »

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How changes in rainfall and stream flows affect water security in the Indian Himalayan foothills

How changes in rainfall and stream flows affect water security in the Indian Himalayan foothills

Last summer, University of Arizona researchers along with our local partners scouted research sites in the Himalayan foothills of India’s Uttarakhand state. Here, we spoke with residents of villages along a tributary stream of the Ganges River Basin –... Read more »

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