Finding nature's way: Professor Kirstie Fryirs of the School of Natural Sciences at Macquarie University (credit: Macquarie University)

Nature-based management makes resilient rivers

A new research paper in Nature Communications Earth and Environment shows progress in Australia towards United Nations goals, making rivers more resilient and better able to recover from floods, drought and other environmental impacts. It is an incentive to look closer at nature-based management and rehabilitation across Australia. Read More
The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors have approved a US$200 million loan to enhance ecological protection and reduce water pollution along China’s Yangtze River basin in Hubei Province. This financing will strengthen ecosystem management, reduce water pollution from plastics and animal manure, and improve wastewater treatment

Deeper ecological protection in Yangtze River basin

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors have approved a US$200 million loan to enhance ecological protection and reduce water pollution along China’s Yangtze River basin in Hubei Province. This financing will strengthen ecosystem management, reduce water pollution from plastics and animal manure, and improve wastewater treatment Read More
Women are underrepresented in the water sector as a STEM field. Such a topic has been the cornerstone of many conferences, and Xylem is one company taking action to increase the gender diversity of its workforce.

Women central to gender diversity push

 “As we advance our vision to solve the world’s escalating water challenges through innovation and expertise, we are committed to creating an organisation of diversity, equity and inclusion, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.” Read More