Professor David Grey appointed member of World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Water Security

Posted on 9th July 2012

Professor David Grey has been appointed as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Water Security – a multistakeholder platform which convenes leading thinkers from business, government, academia and civil society to find solutions to shared water challenges.

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Professor Carolyn Roberts elected Chair of Society for the Environment

Posted on 5th July 2012

Congratulations to Carolyn Roberts, Director of the Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network, who has been elected as national Chair of Society for the Environment.

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Limits to the availability of groundwater in Africa

Posted on 3rd July 2012

Professor Mike Edmunds – expert in geology and groundwater management at the School of Geography and the Environment – comments on a recent British Geological Survey publication on groundwater in Africa. He questions the assumption that groundwater is an abundant new resource in Africa and higlights several limitations to its availability.

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