Tag Archives: sustainability

2017 Thiess International Riverprize Finalists

We all know that rivers play an important role, whether it is for supporting a unique ecosystem, providing areas for recreation and most importantly ensuring sustainable development through the provision of a clean water supply. The International River Foundation champions … Continue reading

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Climate Change’s Pulse Is in Central America and the Caribbean

This article  by J.E. Gonzalez et al. notes that  regions within Central America and the Caribbean are ideally located for tracking the effects of climate change and testing innovative ways to adapt to such changes which could serve as a template for other … Continue reading

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Water Integrity Global Outlook 2016

Okay guys I have just received a digital copy of the Water Integrity Global Outlook 2016 from a member of staff. This document has been published by the Water Integrity Network Association (WIN) under a  Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License … Continue reading

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World Wetlands Day- Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction 2017

With an insightful and informative article in today’s Trinidad Express Newspaper, Rahanna Juman, from the Institute of Marine Affairs, reminds us about the importance of maintaining and promoting our wetlands, since they are significant tools for aiding in climate change … Continue reading

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CARIB Web Dialogue: The Environmental Sustainability Challenge

Originally posted on caribbeanclimate:
The Caribbean Future Forum invites you to participate online in our webinar  “The Environmental Sustainability Challenge” with Dr. Richard Byron-Cox of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and Professor Valerie Stoute, Programme Professor Environmental…

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Water Demand and Desalination

With the present restrictions placed on the public’s use of water hoses and power washers, in terms of watering their private gardens and washing their vehicles, there has been an outcry by many persons about increased water rates (although lower … Continue reading

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WMO Bulletin 64 (2) – 2015

I am please to announce that staff now have access to the World Meteorological Organization’s Bulletin Volume 64 Issue 2 (2015). The theme for this issue is “Responding to the Challenges of Climate Change” and one can find relevant articles … Continue reading

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Proceedings on Water Education and Capacity Building – UNESCO

Through the development of the Millennium Development Goals  (MDGs) and other water sector initiatives, one would hope that the importance of water has begun to sink in.Yet, regardless of this, there is still need for improvement, in order for persons … Continue reading

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Environmental Ethics – Readings in Theory and Application – Fifth Edition

From time to time I would be highlighting texts in our library so that members of staff can  have an idea of the type of books that we house. Today I would like to highlight Environmental Ethics – Readings in Theory … Continue reading

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