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Water dynamics in the Amazon

This lecture presents key factors that influence rainfall and water recycling in the Amazon. This includes the contribution of water vapor from the Atlantic Ocean, the role of evapotranspiration from…

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EbA and Water

This video is the second of three sector-specific insight units. In this video, participants learn about the importance of EbA for water security and how EbA can be integrated into water management…

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Case Study: Monitoring and evaluation of EbA actions in South Africa

This video presents a case study from Conservation South Africa, where they used the “Stewardship approach” to protect degrading rangelands and critical endangered ecosystems. The…

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Nanomaterial-catalyzed hydrothermal treatment of wastewater towards water reuse

Hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) is a thermal process that converts waste biomass into energy and materials. It is termed a carbon negative process because it is green and does not contribute to…

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Governance for Transboundary Freshwater Security - Trailer

Freshwater scarcity, stress, and crisis are increasing worldwide. More than a billion people live in water-scarce regions, and 3.5 billion could experience water scarcity by 2025. These pressures…

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Nature-based Solutions and Agriculture

This chapter is about the role that nature-based solutions can play in making agriculture more productive, while maintaining and preferably strengthening the integrity of the ecosystems from the lens…

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Green, Blue, and Gray Water

This chapter looks at the different sources of water used in agriculture. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Untapping the Potential of Wastewater

This chapter discusses wastewater, considering wastewater as the combination of domestic effluent, water from commercial uses, industrial effluents, and as a runoff from agriculture. This video is…

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Eliminating Inequalities

In this chapter, Stefan Uhlenbrook provides an overview between SDG6, the water and sanitation goal with all the other goals of the of the 2030 Agenda, the other SDGs, and also reviews a couple of…

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SDG Vision Statement in 2030

This video looks at the vision of the SDGs for the world in 2030, relating to the use of water. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Introduction to Water Ecosystems

This video talks about the different roles water plays within the Earth system. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Water: Addressing the Global Crisis - Trailer

Water is the source of all life. Without it, neither humans nor nature will survive. Yet lack of access to water is a rapidly growing problem and one of the world’s gravest risks. It is a…

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Terrestrial and Inland Freshwater Ecosystems, Part I

This chapter looks into different types of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and differing definitions of ecosystems, including: A human-determined transition between different types of…

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Terrestrial and Inland Freshwater Ecosystems, Part II

Terrestrial ecosystems have very close connections with inland freshwater ecosystems in terms of both flora and fauna; to protect a fishery, protect a flooded forest. Forests that occur alongside…

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Introduction to SDG 15

This chapter provides an overview of the nine targets associated with SDG 15, which relates to terrestrial ecosystems or Life on Land. The targets focus on: preserving freshwater, sustainably…

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