Stockholm International Water Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Stockholm International Water Institute
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Open letter to CTNBio to reject GE trees in Brazil

by gjepLeave a CommentThe Campaign to STOP GE Treesincluding Biofuelwatch, Canadian Biotechnology Action Network, Global Justice Ecology Project, Indigenous Environmental Network, World Rainforest MovementStatement in Support of the “Open Letter to CTNBio” ... [Published Global Justice Ecology Project - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Countdown to World Water Week in Stockholm

9 weeks to go! In whatever capacity you plan to attend World Water Week, these newsletters will keep you updated on key dates and information in the run up to the event.Register for World Water Week todayThe Early Bird Registration discount for the 2014 ... [Published Environmental Expert - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

This Week In Water: Yorkshire Water Accounts for NatCap Impacts

GENERALPeruvian Congress passes historic ecosystem services lawSix years in the making, Peru's new Ecosystem Services Law passed this month, providing a comprehensive legal framework for the sticky issue of payments for ecosystem services. It is one of ... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Fracking evidence tricky to pin down

Andreas LindstromEstablishing a link between fracking and earthquakes was''difficult'', but circumstantial evidence pointed to therebeing one, Dr Andreas Lindstrom told an audience on Saturday atthe Otago Foreign Policy School.''How big an issue it is ... [Published Otago Daily Times - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 12 2014 - Updated Jun 12 2014 - 1 reports

7 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

What’s in your trash bin? We’re throwing away billions of dollars worth of perfectly edible food a year. Here, 7 tips to reduce waste — and keep more cash in your wallet.Even as we lament rising food prices, Canadians are throwing away $27B worth of edible ... [Published Everything Zoomer - Jun 12 2014]
First reported Jun 05 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

Corporations will need to renegotiate water contracts as demand increases

Clashes between communities and corporations over industrial water consumption are becoming almost commonplace. In recent years, mining giants such as Newmont and Freeport McMoran have faced water-related protests over efforts to expand mining in Peru ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 05 2014]
First reported May 29 2014 - Updated May 29 2014 - 1 reports

Going forward, a look back

June 2013 Legendary crew coach Harry Parker , who joined Harvard in 1960 and helmed the Crimson’s heavyweight program starting 50 years ago, dies June 25 at the age of 77 after mentoring generations of Harvard rowers and U.S. Olympians. Harry ... [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated Apr 30 2014 - 1 reports

World Water Week: Energy for Water

World Water Week is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place in Stockholm. The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991. Every year, SIWI provides a platform ... [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Nile dam study fails to stem tide of Egyptian indignation towards Ethiopia

The opening sentence of Egypt's new constitution describes the country as the river Nile's gift to Egyptians. It is a grand claim, but one that helps explain Egypt's indignation at the ongoing construction of a blockage on the Nile, thousands of miles ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

SIWI announces 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate

STOCKHOLM — The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) has announced that Professor John Briscoe, a native of South Africa, has been named the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate for his contributions to global and local water management, according ... [Published Water Technology Online - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Caesars Entertainment Empowers Employees to Lead Water Reduction Efforts

SOURCE: Caesars Entertainment Corporation DESCRIPTION: Blog Entry  by  Julie Fahnestock  in  Corporate Social Responsibility  For some reason, I’ve never thought about the impact of the hotel industry on the planet. My hotel stays are typically ... [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Briscoe wins ‘Nobel Prize of water’

A Harvard professor who has made a career of tackling water insecurity challenges around the world will receive the Stockholm Water Prize, known informally as the “Nobel Prize of water.” John Briscoe , visiting professor of environmental engineering ... [Published Harvard Gazette - Mar 21 2014]

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...It signals a more 'soft-path' approach to water security. "We used to construct artificial water holes inside the park whenever there was a scarcity. Now, we will manage the natural watersheds in an organised manner and give priority to natural water springs. This will help the wildlife, vegetation and help Mumbaikars’ water needs,” said Vikas Gupta, chief conservator of the park."
"How big an issue it is [seismic danger] I can't tell you"
"This recognition reflects the work of our whole team over the past 22 years and is a tremendous honour for all of us here in Durban"
"Then you might cross the Nile on the back of a camel" the former head of Egypt's National Water Research Centre said at the time, in what were highly contested claims

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Open letter to CTNBio to reject GE trees in Brazil [Published Global Justice Ecology Project - Jul 07 2014]
Countdown to World Water Week in Stockholm [Published Environmental Expert - Jul 06 2014]
This Week In Water: Yorkshire Water Accounts fo... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - Jul 02 2014]
Fracking evidence tricky to pin down [Published Otago Daily Times - Jun 29 2014]
7 Ways to Reduce Food Waste [Published Everything Zoomer - Jun 12 2014]
Corporations will need to renegotiate water con... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jun 05 2014]
Going forward, a look back [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
"Most Progressive Water Utility in Africa" Wins... [Published PR Newswire - May 28 2014]
World Water Week: Energy for Water [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Apr 30 2014]
Nile dam study fails to stem tide of Egyptian i... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
SIWI announces 2014 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate [Published Water Technology Online - Mar 26 2014]
Caesars Entertainment Empowers Employees to Lea... [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 25 2014]
Briscoe wins ‘Nobel Prize of water’ [Published Harvard Gazette - Mar 21 2014]
Fact Sheet for Stockholm International Water In... [Published Able2Act - Aug 17 2006]
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Going forward, a look back [Published Harvard Gazette - May 29 2014]
June 2013 Legendary crew coach Harry Parker , who joined Harvard in 1960 and helmed the Crimson’s heavyweight program starting 50 years ago, dies June 25 at the age of 77 after mentoring generations of Harvard rowers and U.S. Olympians. Harry ...
World Water Week: Energy for Water [Published EMWIS/SEMIDE Latest Uploads - Apr 30 2014]
World Water Week is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and takes place in Stockholm. The World Water Week has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991. Every year, SIWI provides a platform ...
Caesars Entertainment Empowers Employees to Lea... [Published theCSRfeed - Mar 25 2014]
SOURCE: Caesars Entertainment Corporation DESCRIPTION: Blog Entry  by  Julie Fahnestock  in  Corporate Social Responsibility  For some reason, I’ve never thought about the impact of the hotel industry on the planet. My hotel stays are typically ...
Briscoe wins ‘Nobel Prize of water’ [Published Harvard Gazette - Mar 21 2014]
A Harvard professor who has made a career of tackling water insecurity challenges around the world will receive the Stockholm Water Prize, known informally as the “Nobel Prize of water.” John Briscoe , visiting professor of environmental engineering ...
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