Researchers have developed a methodology for avoiding conflicts of use in transboundary rivers. The model-based procedure allows for participatory planning and cooperative management of water resources.Read More
There's going to continue being new normals until we stop emitting greenhouse gases,' says climate scientistRead More
Sólo subsisten menos del 10 por ciento de la superficie original del humedal, debido a la sobreexplotación del agua en los últimos 20 años para cultivar alfalfa. https://www.milenio.com/estados/coahuila-destruyen-obras-salvar-humedal-cienegasRead More
The Biden administration on Wednesday highlighted the need to do more to address ongoing drought and the impacts, especially concerning water shortages...Read More
Pocas precipitaciones, bajos almacenamientos en las presas e incendios, mientras que más del 70% de México experimenta condiciones de sequía de moderadas a extremas.Read More
The POLIS team is pleased to have welcomed Benjamin Perrier as a postdoctoral researcher over the past year, where his work is focusing on transnational law and transboundary watershed governance between Canada and the United States. ...Read More
The mining waste leaching into the transboundary watershed touching Montana and Idaho has increased the stakeholders' concerns on both sides of the border.Read More
Target 6.5 is: “By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate.”Read More
This Saturday, May 22, marks Biodiversity Day 2021, under the slogan, “We’re part of the solution #ForNature.” The slogan is a continuation of the momentum generated last year under the over-arching theme that our solutions are in nature itself, underscoring that biodiversity remains the answer to sustainable development challenges. In this blog, we turn our attention to the power of Transfrontier Conservation Areas (TFCAs) and their goals to conserve ecosystems and support biodiversity.Read More
A state program that pays Lower Rio Grande farmers not to pump groundwater for a year to gauge how it might help the aquifer during the drought drew criticisms from lawmakers Wednesday.Read More
Do you know about the Water Convention? learn about how this international legal instrument and intergovernmental platform can be used to ensure the sustainable use of transboundary water resourcesRead More
On June 9th, 2021 we welcomed Benjamin Perrier, who holds a position cross-appointed between the POLIS Water Sustainability Project, the WIGGLab, and the Borders in Globalization Project, for a Global Talk presentation on his current research focusing on transboundary water governance in the Columbia River Basin.Read More
Don't miss this Episode of #WaterTalks about the human right to drinking water & SGMA. Lets talk about what does sustainable mean?Read More
This Special Issue of invites papers reporting on transboundary aquifer assessment research. Integrated studies, including modeling, that incorporate various aspects of the hydrologic system and/or socioeconomic conditions are welcomed. In addition, the Guest Editors invite papers analyzing relevant institutional issues and mechanisms for cooperation, which could serve as the foundation for collaboration extending to management of transboundary groundwaterRead More
Call for abstracts for "Water Security and Climate Change Conference" is now open! Great opportunity to share your experiences on water management, climate change, water-energy-food nexus, hazards and more!Read More
We invite you to submit an abstract to our EGU 2021 session: “HS10.9: Groundwater-surface water interactions: physical, biogeochemical and ecological processes”.
The Permanent Forum of Binational Waters proposes the creation, promotion and development of the Binational Groundwater Task Force.
Its objectives will be based on the definition and configuration of the values that govern shared groundwater water resources.
Welcome to the second edition of the Shared Waters Newsletter, the news venue of the Permanent Forum of Binational Waters!
In this issue, we hosted our first and second coffee breaks where we discussed challenges and solutions related to water deliveries from Mexico to the United States from the Rio Grande/Bravo according to the 1944 treaty.Read More
Welcome to the first edition of the Shared
Waters Newsletter, the news venue of the
Permanent Forum of Binational Waters!
Our newsletter is designed to update our members on issues related to the platform development, new resources and services available, highlights of recent research developments, calls for action and other news. This is a communication space for the Forum’s members and for those interested in improving our binational waters. We plan to distribute the Shared Waters Newsletter every two months.Read More