Blogs

Borders as places of cooperation and reconciliation

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. ...

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As Boundary Water Dispute Escalates, Pressure Mounts for Federal Intervention

The mining waste leaching into the transboundary watershed touching Montana and Idaho has increased the stakeholders' concerns on both sides of the border.

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Transboundary Water Cooperation : Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arragement for water cooperation

Target 6.5 is: “By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate.”

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Protecting biodiversity through transboundary solutions in Africa

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.

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Fallowing land to conserve groundwater not enough, New Mexico lawmakers say

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.

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Vulnerabilidad del Cutzamala

El Sistema Cutzamala es un sistema hídrico con 39 años de funcionamiento, infraestructura para el almacenamiento, conducción, potabilización y distribución de agua.

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The Water Convention and the Protocol on Water and Health

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 resources

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