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ANALYSIS & REVIEWS

The signs are positive for China’s environment in 2016. Groundwater quality improved after 5 years of decline though there is mixed news for rivers & lakes. Is the tide turning in China’s ‘war on pollution’? … more


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INTERVIEWS

We sat down with Dr Christine Chan from the Climate Bonds Initiative working group to get the latest on green finance. How have China’s green bonds been received? What is next for investors? … more


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OPINIONS & EXPERT VIEWS

As we move outside the ‘safe operating space of our planetary boundaries’, Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Nick Jeffries explores what is a circular economy & implications for water … more


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RESEARCH & REPORTS

USEFUL LINKS

CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems WLE’s vision is of a world in which agriculture thrives alongside vibrant ecosystems, and those engaged in agriculture live in good health, enjoy food and nutritional security, and have access to the inputs and resources they need to continuously improve their livelihoods.

Water & Food  The CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) has included over 100 research-for-development projects and involved more than 400 partners.  This work is done in river basins where 1.5 billion people – amongst whom half of the poorest people on Earth – live.

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GLOSSARY & MEASUREMENTS

Maximum Allowable Discharge Concentrations for Other Pollutants in China

Click on the link below for a list of other pollutants (non-heavy metal), their application and maximum allowable discharge concentrations according to the People’s Republic of China’s national standards, as well as information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on … … more

Water Footprinting

The water footprint (as defined by the Water Footprint Network) is an indicator of freshwater use that looks at both direct and indirect water use of a consumer or producer. The water footprint of an individual, community or business is … … more

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