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Ecological Governance and Sustainable Water Management in Canada

Ecological Governance and Sustainable Water Management in Canada

A Collection Of Recent Infographics & Interactives

Requiring all water to be drinkable, regardless of its planned use, wastes water, energy and money.

What is a bioswale?

Bioswales are landscape elements designed to remove silt and pollution from surface runoff water. They consist of a swaled drainage course with gently sloped sides (less than six percent) and filled with vegetation, compost and/or riprap

Management of Climate Induced Drought and Water Scarcity in Egypt : Unconventional Solutions (Paperback)

Management of Climate Induced Drought and Water Scarcity in Egypt : Unconventional Solutions (Paperback)

Water Scarcity, Environmental Science, Egypt, Management

The OECD Environmental Outlook to 2050 asks “What will the next four decades bring?” Based on joint modelling by the OECD and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL), it looks forward to the year 2050 to find out what demographic and economic trends might mean for the environment if the world does not adopt more ambitious green policies. It also looks at what policies could change that picture for the better.

“What will the next four decades bring?” Based on joint modelling by the OECD and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, this outlook looks forward to 2050 to find out what demographic and economic trends might mean for the environment.

*INTERNATIONALLY-BASED SOLUTIONS*  Since June 2009, DPKO and DFS have a dedicated Environmental policy for UN Field Missions. It covers key areas such as waste, energy, water, hazardous substances, wild animals and plants - United Nations

UN Peacekeeping is working towards the Millennium Development Goal of ensuring environmental sustainability.

68 Elephants Massacred in Democratic Republic of Congo in Past 60 Days, Is Extinction Only Decades Away? » EcoWatch

Join us on July for a B Corporation social and info session at DIRTT Chicago's Green Education Center, with special guest Steve Thorn of Thorn & Associates environmental law. Co-hosted by Mightybytes, Compass(x) Strategy and Ideaction Corps.

Regenerative organic agriculture for soil-carbon sequestration is tried and true: Humans have long farmed in that fashion, and there is nothing experimental about it. What is new is the scientific verification of regenerative agricultural practices. Excess carbon in the atmosphere is surely toxic to life, but we are, after all, carbon-based life forms, and returning stable carbon to the soil is a tonic that can support ecological abundance.

7 Solutions to Common Compost Problems Too soggy? Too dry? Here's what to do.

By Ofonime Honesty  The present state of the Akwa Ibom environment - especially the oil producing areas - is appalling. Quite an eyesore! Though natural phenomena like erosion flood and climate change are major factors which adversely affect the environment consequences of human activities like gas flaring and oil spillage have threatened an imminent collapse of our ecosystem.  The situation is worsened by the lack of commitment in rectifying the anomaly. This laissez-faire attitude has…

A shovel sits in oil-covered sand at Ao Phrao beach. Volunteers were attempting to clean up the area after a major oil slick hit the island of Ko Samet, Thailand. Environmentalists accused a Thai energy firm of understating the extent of the pipeline leak

The long-held contention that rural forest communities are the prime culprits in tropical forest destruction is increasingly being discredited, as evidence mounts that the best way to protect rainforests is to involve local residents in sustainable management.

Will Bold Steps Be Needed toSave Beleaguered Polar Bears? by Ed Struzik: Yale Environment 360

Allan Savory: How to green the worlds deserts and reverse climate change.  Okay, I feel like this one is so simple and can have probably the biggest positive impact on the environment than anything I've seen.

How to green our world's desert and reverse climate change: "Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert," begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And terrifyingly, it's happening to

NRDC: Press Release - REPORT: Five Major Health Threats from Fracking-Related Air Pollution

NRDC: Press Release - Ninth Circuit Court Upholds Protections for California’s Endangered Salmon