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Online Training on Design and Implementation of Decentralised Wastewater Treatment System (DEWATS)
Learn how to design and implement DEWATS™, which is CDD's approach and solution to wastewater management. Swati Bansal posted 1 week ago Flyer

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Irrigation from thin air
A super-absorbent gel could help the world's drought-hit farmers Amita Bhaduri posted 1 week 5 days ago

A new development from a US university - a gel that can absorb water from humidity in the air, before releasing it back into the soil - could help farmers struggling to cope with the effects of drought.

The water-absorbing gel has performed well under lab conditions. (Image:  IWMI Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Serious efforts needed to curb carbon emissions
Will the promises by major nations at the recent climate summit bring the world closer to the Paris goals? Amita Bhaduri posted 1 month 1 week ago

The Leaders’ Summit on Climate hosted by the United States President Joe Biden has come to a successful conclusion.

On January 20, 2021 United States rejoined the Paris Accord (Image: Kai Stachowiak; Public Domain license)
World must unite to tackle climate change immediately: UN
News this week Swati Bansal posted 1 month 2 weeks ago

UN report reminds the world to tackle climate change immediately

Severe cyclone batters a town in India (Source: IWP Flickr Photos)
Lights out to mark the Earth Hour
This year’s theme calls attention to climate change Amita Bhaduri posted 2 months 3 weeks ago

Earth Hour is observed on the last Saturday of March each year in almost all countries to raise people’s awareness of natural disasters due

Through this year’s theme, awareness is being raised about the crisis of nature loss, climate change and global warming (Image: SomeCG, Pixabay)
Call for Papers for 'The Filtration Event- FILTECH -2022', Cologne, Germany
FILTECH 2022 Conference will feature once again the latest advances and techniques in liquid/solid and gas/particle separation (dust, gas and air filtration) in three days of indepth exposure. Swati Bansal posted 4 months ago

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Illegal sand mining led to 193 deaths in two years, says report
News this week Swati Bansal posted 6 months 2 weeks ago

Illegal sand mining operations lead to 193 deaths in two years

Sand mining on the banks of Tapti (Source: IWP Flickr photos)
Aqua Foundation’s XIV World Aqua Congress
The conference provides a unique opportunity to learn about the latest trends in best practices, innovative technologies and cutting edge research. Swati Bansal posted 9 months 1 week ago

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Call for Papers for the wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water
The Journal of Gender and Water at the University of Pennsylvania is accepting papers for the upcoming 8th volume. Swati Bansal posted 9 months 3 weeks ago

The wH2O: The Journal of Gender and Water invites articles for publication in its 8th volume (March 2021). The deadline for submission is October 15, 2020. The authors to write research, review and case studies including but not limited to the following topics:

Book review: Future Earth
The book outlines how to reverse the short- and long-term effects of climate change over the next three decades. Amita Bhaduri posted 9 months 3 weeks ago
Climate change (Image: Kai Stachowiak; Public domain pictures)