World Water Day – March 22

On the occasion of World Water Day, our members and partners bring attention to a wide range of social and environmental issues concerning freshwater.


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Tapping into deep history to manage water scarcity in Africa

For centuries, pastoralist communities have herded animals across arid plains in Ethiopia and Kenya, guided by the sacred wells that quenched their ancestors’ thirst in times of drought. The wells are enduring markers in a land of mobile clans and erratic weather, where heat waves may become more extreme and water availability less predictable due to the effects of climate change.


Transformation to Sustainability: Integrating Indigenous and Western knowledge systems for water management and governance

<span>Integrating Indigenous worldviews into natural resource management can offer alternative solutions to restore degraded ecosystems. A new 'knowledge brief' from the Transformations to Sustainability programme explores how Western and Indigenous knowledge systems can coexist and be integrated for more sustainable water management. In this blog, ISC intern Husam Ibrahim takes a closer look at the issues.</span>


Focus on Interactions: Second Nexus Conference Announced for 2018

<p><a href="http://waterinstitute.unc.edu/">The Water Institute</a> at the University of North Carolina has announced that the second Nexus Conference on the theme of Water, Food, Energy and Climate will take place 16-18 April 2018 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.</p>


ICSU-endorsed initiative Sustainable Deltas 2015 launches in Rotterdam

<p>A unique initiative endorsed by the International Council for Science – Sustainable Deltas 2015 – (SD2015) launched today at the <a href="http://www.climatedeltaconference2014.org">‘Deltas in Times of Climate Change II International Conference’</a> in Rotterdam. The aim of the initiative is to focus attention and research on the value and vulnerability of deltas worldwide, and promote and enhance international and regional cooperation among scientists, policymakers and other stakeholders.</p>


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World Forum for Women in Science (WFWS) 2024
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