Water

The Water Planet: Managing Earth’s Most Precious Resource

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we speak with Lauren Herzer Risi, Project Director for the Environmental Change and Security Program, on the recent conference, Water @ Wilson: 50 Years of Water, Conflict, and Cooperation. ECSP and nine co-sponsoring programs convened experts from government, the NGO sector, and academia for a comprehensive look at the first year of the U.S. Global Water Strategy and new research and practice on water, peace, and conflict.

Securing the Third Pole: Glaciers, Snowpacks, and Water Vulnerability in High Asia

“For the longest time we thought that water was forever renewable and that it would always be there,” said Gloria Steele, Acting Assistant Administrator for Asia with USAID, at a recent Wilson Center event on water security in High Asia. “We now know that is not the case, and we need to protect it and manage it effectively.”

Sustainable Fishing and the Health of the World’s Oceans

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we speak with David Balton, Senior Fellow with Wilson Center’s Polar Initiative, about the strains climate change and overfishing are having on global fisheries.  How extensive is the problem and what are nations doing to combat this increasing stress on the world’s oceans?

Water @ Wilson: 50 Years of Water, Conflict, and Cooperation

 

50 Years of Water at Wilson: Water, Conflict, and Cooperation (Part 1 of 2)

 

'Fish Fights': David Balton Testifies before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

Ambassador David Balton, Senior Fellow with the Wilson Center's Polar Initiative, testified before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation in a September 18 hearing titled "Fish Fights: An Examination of Conflicts over Ocean Resources." 

Access to Water and Sanitation in Brazil

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