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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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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 »

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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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