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A 3-D lens on water and migration

A review by the United Nations University Institute for Water and Health offers guidance on the role of water in migration. Lis Stedman reports.   The...

Growing attention on the forever chemicals

By Lis Stedman   The EEA’s briefing document on the known and potential risks to human health and the environment in Europe from per- and polyfluorinated...

The time for global action on nitrogen

By Lis Stedman The proposed “Nitrogen for Life” roadmap for action on nitrogen challenges – agreed at the recent UN member state meeting in Sri...

Desalination and the drive for progress with unconventional resources

By Keith Hayward Use of desalination to produce fresh water has escalated dramatically over recent years. The aim of the global assessment by the team...

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COVID-19: an opportunity to recover better

The water sector has found itself caught up in the current pandemic in many ways. Our responses can help shape a more resilient future...

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WHO and surveillance of COVID-19 virus in wastewater and sludge

By Kate Medlicott, Team Leader for Sanitation and Wastewater, Water, Sanitation Hygiene and Health Unit, WHO Geneva The promising progress with surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2...