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GRI Blogger Felix Dodds

December 19, 2013

The Sustainable Development Goals: Why the Nexus approach is vital to the post 2015 Millennium Development Goals   The Earth Summit in 1992 was possibly the most successful UN Conference at creating a coherent narrative on what political leaders should … Continued

GRI Blogger Curt Stumpf

December 5, 2013

Early voyages that serendipitously came upon the Galapagos Islands often stopped, hoping to find potable water and food to refill their reserves before continuing on their way. Though the archipelago appeared abundant with giant tortoises and other wildlife, sources of … Continued

GRI Blogger Vakur Sumer

November 22, 2013

Frozen and Evaporated Hydrology of Mesopotamia Aptly named by ancient Greeks, Mesopotamia, meaning “between two rivers”, has been a region dependent on the waters of Euphrates and Tigris for more than 7,000 years. This region–also called the cradle of civilization–owes … Continued

GRI Blogger Urooj Amjad

November 13, 2013

An Exercise in Imagination: If Water was at the Table   I have been everywhere: the ocean one day, a river the next, another day inside a pipe, a well, a bucket, a glass. Me, Meandering I am flattered so … Continued

GRI Blogger David Long

November 13, 2013

In December 2012, the speakingforbuncombe blog read — “Last month on Election Day, 86% of Asheville voters said ‘No’ to the idea of selling or leasing the Asheville water system.… Op-ed writer John Miall commented after the election, ‘I can’t … Continued

GRI Blogger Chad Staddon

October 24, 2013

Oscar McLaughlin discussing water access issues with local people, Kampala, Uganda, Spring 2013   When you work on issues of sustainable water or water security there are always so many things to write about, so much going on.  From amongst … Continued