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Blog: Understanding the relationship between water, energy and food security

By Rebecca Welling. Recognition and understanding of the closely-bound interaction between water, energy and food production and use – the 'nexus' – is established in these sectors, but perhaps for many, ‘this nexus’ is still not entirely understood. …  

21 Feb 2013 | News story

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Launch of the International Year of Water Cooperation

The International Year of Water Cooperation was officially launched today by UNESCO during a high-level event, including scientists, UN agencies, government officials and youth groups in Paris, France. …  

11 Feb 2013 | News story

Brolgas, an inland wetland bird, in one of the many wetlands in the Murray-Darling Basin, Australia.

Urgent need to focus on wetlands as natural solutions to global water crisis

A report on the Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Water and Wetlands urges a major shift in our attitudes to wetlands, to recognise their value in delivering water, raw materials and food, essential for life, and crucial for maintaining people’s livelihoods and the sustainability of the world’s economies. …  

01 Feb 2013 | News story

Irrigation field

Call to action for Water, Energy, and Food Security

IUCN and the International Water Association (IWA) today launch the Nexus Dialogue on Water Infrastructure Solutions.The goal is to building partnerships for innovation in water, food, and energy security. …  

31 Jan 2013 | News story

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Video interview: Mark Smith on Post 2015 Water Consultation

Mark Smith, Director IUCN Water, answers three key questions explaining the 'Water for Nature, Nature for Water' stream of the UN-led Post 2015 Water Consultation Process. This process, entitled 'The World We Want', gathers people's priorities and helps build a collective vision that will be used by the UN and World Leaders to plan a new development agenda launching in 2015, one based on the aspirations of all citizens. View the video and join in the live discussion taking place now! …  

30 Jan 2013 | News story

Infographic: Ecoservices, healthy balanced system

BLOG: Getting the message across: the joy of infographics

By James Dalton, Coordinator Global Initiatives, IUCN Water. "I am an engineer. I like to see how and why things work the way they do, and like to focus on how to make things work better, including projects and programmes. …  

29 Jan 2013 | News story
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The World We Want 2015

Post 2015 Global Water Consultations

As 2013 kicked off, the IUCN Global Water Programme is gearing up for a year which promises to be filled with great opportunities for promoting and enhancing water’s role on the international sustainable development agenda. …  

28 Jan 2013 | News story

Daños en viviendas luego del terremoto.

UICN apoya a damnificados por el terremoto ocurrido el 7 de noviembre del 2012

UICN, a través de la comisión de agua del Centro de Operaciones de Emergencia COE de San Marcos, Guatemala, apoya a damnificados por el terremoto ocurrido el 7 de noviembre del 2012.  …  

15 Jan 2013 | News story

Daños en viviendas luego del terremoto.

IUCN supports victims of the November 7, 2012 earthquake

IUCN supports victims of the November 7, 2012 earthquake, working through the water and sanitation commission of the Emergency Operations Center of San Marcos, Guatemala …   | Spanish

15 Dec 2012 | News story
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BRIDGE: Building River Dialogue and Governance

Transboundary Watershed Champions Say “Vamos para Adelante!”

Empowered champions rally under the slogan “vamos pa´lante” (“we’re on our way”) and start to establish actions in their shared watersheds …   | Spanish

04 Dec 2012 | News story
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This image shows the courtship behavior of Indian Bull frogs (Holobatrachus tigerinus). During the monsoon, the breeding males become bright yellow in color, while females remain dull. The prominent blue vocal sacs of male produce strong nasal mating call.
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