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What should cities do to link water security to upstream basin...

What advice would you give professionals seeking to link urban water security to upstream basin health? By Nick Michell Maria Teresa Vargas, Executive Director, Fundación Natura...

Connecting urban landscapes with their watersheds

By Katharine Cross* Rapid urbanisation is one of the defining global trends of our time, with both positive and negative impacts. Increasing concentrations of population create...

Water’s Bolivarian revolution

Latin America’s contractual approach is helping to secure urban water supplies in the region. By James Workman Two centuries ago, an orphan just back from European studies set...

Maximising potential for healthy rivers and low-carbon energy

By Michelle Lakly* As the global population climbs toward 9 billion, rivers will experience tremendous pressure. To provide the necessary resources for our growing communities, more...

Rethinking investment in urban resilience

By Corinne Trommsdorff, Lisa Andrews, Aparna Sridhar* Cities today face many competing demands. They must ensure enough food and water to sustain growing populations, plan...

New water funds for city water supplies

By Ger Bergkamp* Water continues to rank high on the World Economic Forum’s risk ladder. The water crisis, together with extreme weather events, natural disasters, and...

Protecting our water sources brings a wealth of benefits

By Andrea Erickson* The journey of our water from source to tap is long, and not one we think much about. For most of us,...

Watershed damage costs cities billions, says Nature Conservancy

A new global study has found that one in three large cities spend 50 percent more on water treatment costs as a result of...

Markets-based approach to help solve global water scarcity

Using creative impact investing solutions can help alleviate water scarcity, restore ecosystems, support farmers and drive sustainable water management, says a new report by...
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