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A great academic experience at the University of the West of England, Bristol

A great academic experience at the University of the West of England, Bristol

In October 2017, the British Council and Cienciactiva – Concytec (National Council of Science, Technology and Innovation) announced the first call of the Newton-Paulet Fund ‘Researcher Links Travel Grants’ in Peru. This fund, supported by resources from the British... Read more »

Categories: Blog Climate change adaptation Peru River basins South America University of Arizona University of the West of England

Protecting the páramos and mangroves: water challenges for Colombia

Protecting the páramos and mangroves: water challenges for Colombia

As the second most biodiverse country on the planet, Colombia is rightly taking post-conflict sustainable development and economic growth seriously. During my recent two-week stay, I was able to take in perspectives in two contrasting cities with similar water... Read more »

Categories: Agriculture Blog Climate change adaptation Colombia Ecosystems Green infrastructure Resilience South America University of the West of England

Alpaca grazing, traditional water harvesting and university sustainability plans – UWE students reflect on their research in Peru

Alpaca grazing, traditional water harvesting and university sustainability plans – UWE students reflect on their research in Peru

Elliot Tasker, Hannah Barnikel and Sophia Cockell – Geography students at UWE Bristol – are in Peru for seven weeks, conducting research with Centro de Competencias del Agua (CCA), as part of the UWE Global Water Security Project. In... Read more »

Categories: Agriculture Blog Peru South America UWE Global Water Security Project Wetlands

How are water security and adaptive capacity measured? IWSN researchers produce special issue of ‘Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability’

Back in 2014, a team of University of Arizona (UA) researchers organized a workshop titled ‘Metrics and Measurement of Adaptation: Advances in Water Research in the Arid Americas,’ held at the UA’s Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy... Read more »

Categories: Asia China Climate change adaptation Monash South Africa Nepal News Nexus South America Transboundary University of Arizona University of the West of England