• The session was complemented by some great questions and insights from the audience

Blog: Collaboration unlocking all our successes

Earthwatch Senior Freshwater Research Manager Prof. Steven Loiselle reflects on a successful Water Programme’s Transformation through Collaboration event at World Water Week in Stockholm 2014.  

Collaboration and transformation are two words you hear a lot at event like World Water Week.

Everyone here wants to change things for the better, whether it’s freshwater provision or protection, sanitation and hygiene or improving the efficiency of hydropower, and everyone recognises no-one can achieve this alone – we need strong and effective partnerships.

  • FreshWater Watch reaches out to HSBC employees in India

Blog: New partnerships for a lasting legacy

Earthwatch Senior Programme Manager Neil Bailey outlines his hopes for linking up with new corporate partners at World Water Week 2014.  

I am sitting here writing this short blog after another very positive meeting with a potential corporate partner.  That’s why I am here at World Water Week – to promote FreshWater Watch, Earthwatch’s  employee engagement programme which raises awareness of freshwater issues and engages employees in a Citizen Science project to monitors water quality around the globe.

  • Find out more about FreshWater Watch by watching our animation

Blog: World Water Week Day One

Earthwatch Senior Communications manager Malcolm Bradbrook looks forward to a week of celebrating with existing partners, gaining new understandings and opening doors to new partnerships at World Water Week 2014.

World Water Week is here.

This is one of the premier events in the sustainability calendar. It’s held in the beautiful Swedish city of Stockholm and brings together some of the leading organisations working to secure water quality and supply, and provide sanitation for all.

  • Cyanobacteria blooms are hazardous to both humans and animals (source: Manitoba, 2014)

The Rise of Algal Blooms: CO2 levels threaten water quality

New research has identified rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere as a major contributor to an increase in algal blooms in lakes and ponds.

  • Wadi Wurayah National Park is closed to the public, to allow for sustainable management plan development

One year on: Wadi Wurayah National Park

The Wadi Wurayah region, in the emirate of Fujairah, is the UAE’s first Mountain Protected Area, a National Park, and a Ramsar Wetland of International Importance. This stunning landscape of rocky outcrops and freshwater pools is also the location of a first-of-its kind Water Research and Learning Programme (WRLP), which is already seeing great successes one year on from its launch.

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