Stockholm International Water Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Stockholm International Water Institute
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

This Week In Water: New Loan Fund For Conservation

GENERALThe Nectandra Institute: Making it rainIn rural areas worldwide, watershed protection is desperately needed, but project developers are stymied by a lack of water users with deep enough pockets to pay for it. In Costa Rica's San Carlos watershed, ... [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - 12 hours ago]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

World Water Week

To: 05 September 2014Stockholm, Sweden. is hosted and organised by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), and has been the annual focal point for the globe's water issues since 1991. SIWI provides a platform for more than 200 collaborating ... [Published Working With Water - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Vegetarian Kitchen: Want to help the planet? Put down that burger

Eating less meat can make a difference, research shows.Meat eaters pollute more than vegetarians.That’s the finding of two recently published scientific papers, both of which calculated the greenhouse gas emissions generated by people eating a range of ... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Advisor to the Prime Minister Holds Talks with Swedish Officials, Researchers

Addis Ababa July 23/2014 Dr. Fasil Nahom, Advisor to the Prime Minister with the Rank of Minister, reportedly held talks in Stockholm with Swedish State Minister of Foreign Affairs Frank Belfrage and Dr. Hakan Tropp of the Stockholm International Water ... [Published EthiopianNewsAgency - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

IUCN Red List wins 2014 Prince Albert II of Monaco Prize for Biodiversity

22 July 2014 | News storyThe IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ is honoured this year, as we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, with the announcement that it will receive the 2014 Prince Albert II of Monaco Prize for Biodiversity.Since 2008, the Prince ... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 22 2014]
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 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 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 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]

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...SAB Miller through the Water Futures Partnership (WFP) has put forward $257,000 for that effort. "Companies are seeing that they are beginning to face complex water risks that they can't manage on site, like groundwater pollution across the city affecting many businesses and communities" explains Robin Farrington, a water stewardship adviser at GIZ which is part of the WFP
...has its own benefits and implementation challenges - but the report's authors say they hope it will help decision-makers consider future paths. " I believe that the Sink or Swim work places business in an excellent position to navigate the collective action that is required to address water resource management across sectors and alongside government" CISL programme manager Dr Gemma Cranston said in a press release...
"How big an issue it is [seismic danger] I can't tell you"
"eThekwini has championed the approach to provide sufficient water to sustain human life, as expressed in the SouthSouth African constitution, now embedded in national policy. The methods used and results achieved by eThekwini Water and Sanitation serve as a sterling example for the many communities worldwide facing similar challenges" states the Stockholm Industry Water Award (SIWA) jury in its citation...

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This Week In Water: New Loan Fund For Conservation [Published Ecosystem Marketplace - 12 hours ago]
World Water Week [Published Working With Water - Aug 01 2014]
Vegetarian Kitchen: Want to help the planet? Pu... [Published Portland Press Herald - Jul 30 2014]
Advisor to the Prime Minister Holds Talks with ... [Published EthiopianNewsAgency - Jul 23 2014]
IUCN Red List wins 2014 Prince Albert II of Mon... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Jul 22 2014]
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]
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]
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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