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WEBINAR: Transboundary Aquifers between Mexico and the U.S: The Complete Picture

The combined results of Sanchez et al. (2016), Sanchez et al. (2018), and Sanchez & Rodriguez (2021), are used in this presentation as a compilation of findings to offer a sole reference of transboundary aquifers to the overall border between Mexico and the U.S.

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BR-2219 Rio Grande Finance & Communities Engagement Strategy Graduate Intern

WWF recently published a paid internship opportunity for graduate students to support WWF on its work in the Rio Grande, you can find the job description and instructions to apply here.

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White Paper - Water Management on the U.S.-Mexico Border: Achieving Water Sustainability and Resilience Through Cross-Border Cooperation

This white paper outlines a set of proposals intended to strengthen the ability of the United States International Boundary and Water Commission (USIBWC) to respond to the challenges of U.S.-Mexico border water management in the 21st century.

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Iran, Iraq exchange accusations over water flow

Iraq is planning to file a lawsuit against Iran for water cuts, according to Iraq's Minister of Water Resources Mahdi Rashid Al Hamdani. 

Iraq has received only one-tenth of what it was receiving in the past from Iran, while water from Turkey also fell by almost two-thirds.

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Groundwater Talks webinars

The Groundwater Around the World initiative is a series of content that, every two months, highlights a country and its groundwater. Learn about hydrogeology all around the world with these webinars!

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Do you know about the importance of environmental flows? don't miss this paper that discusses the collaborative development of the California Environmental Flows Framework

For decades, river scientists have been working to understand the quantity, quality, and timing of flows needed to sustain healthy river ecosystems. This work has resulted in the development of approaches for defining environmental flows that recognize the importance of natural flow variability and ecosystem functions (Poff et al., 2010; Richter et al., 2012; Horne et al., 2017).

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Don't miss the TxMAP project, a new way to map with conservation data for organizations, legislative staff, city planners, natural resource professionals, and private landowners.

When we collect data, we’re gifted a multidimensional story, and it’s up to the scientist in each of us to navigate the information one hypothesis at a time until we find relationships that solve complex natural resource issues. Like a trusty map from the glovebox with a pocket compass folded in the crease, the data reveals the best routes and the dead ends to avoid, but ultimately asks us to fuel our discoveries with creative inquisition.

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