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Interwater 2014, 15th 16th October 2014, Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia

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Inter-Water Australia 2015: Innovative technology in the sustainable and efficient use of water

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GENERAL NEWS

Articles from the world's media

The Observer view on water as a global political issue

It is spring, the season in which the ancient Egyptians said prayers to the goddess Isis when her tears for

Comment

The Observer view on water as a global political issue

It is spring, the season in which the ancient Egyptians said prayers to the goddess Isis when her tears for

Innovation

NASA Launches Groundbreaking Soil Moisture Mapping Satellite

NASA successfully launched its first Earth satellite designed to collect global observations of the vital soil moisture hidden just beneath

Investment

Jordan needs huge investment in water projects

Jordan needs to invest over JOD 500mn ($700mn) during the next two years to address the huge demand for water

Meteorology, Weather + Climate

Climate change making droughts in Australia worse as rain patterns shift

Climate change is making drought conditions in south-west and south-east Australia worse, with serious ramifications for people’s health and the agriculture

Pollution

Safer drinking water: Ohio takes first steps in removing toxins from Lake Erie

Ohio’s lawmakers are taking their first step toward slowing the spread of algae in Lake Erie since a toxin contaminated drinking

Risk Management

Water crises ranking highest in terms of impact in list of Global Risks in 2015

Geopolitical and societal risks dominate the World Economic Forum Global Risks 2015 report Interstate conflict with regional consequences is viewed

Urban environment

US: Organizations Pledge Support, Align Resources with Urban Waters Federal Partnership

A broad coalition of 27 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) including The Sierra Club, The Nature Conservancy, and The Conservation Fund has

Water resources

The Observer view on water as a global political issue

It is spring, the season in which the ancient Egyptians said prayers to the goddess Isis when her tears for

FEATURED PODCAST

Podcasts

Ho Xin addresses Inter-Water Australia

Hao Xin, Co-founder, Vice President, Executive Director of Green Zhejiang addressed the opening session of the Inter-Water Australia Conference at

INDUSTRY NEWS

Agriculture

The right information at the right time

For a more food-secure world, it is imperative that millions of resource-poor small farms in developing countries significantly raise their

Aquaculture

New Feed Technology to Improve Sustainable Aquaculture in Viet Nam

As the global population grows, so does the demand for fish and the pressure on aquaculture to increase productivity. This

Energy

Australia Clean Energy Council to partner with All-Energy Australia for mega event for renewables

The Clean Energy Council (CEC) and Reed Exhibitions Australia have formed a strategic partnership to deliver the country’s largest clean

Food & Drink

Prospering through partnerships

Around the world, most of our beers are brewed locally, often with local barley, maize or other crops – and

ICT + Data management

New NASA Earth Science Missions Expand View of Our Home Planet

Four new NASA Earth-observing missions are collecting data from space – with a fifth newly in orbit – after the

Industry reports

The Role of ICT in Driving a Sustainable Future: GeSI SMARTer2020

GeSI’s SMARTer2020 report demonstrates how the increased use of information and communication technology (ICT) such as video conferencing and smart

Interviews

3 Trends Driving Big Data Breakthroughs: A CIO’s View

GE Water & Power CIO says data blending, scalable storage and processing, and a maturing Internet of things are shaping

Mining

Pollution triples mercury levels in ocean surface waters, study finds

The amount of mercury near the surface of many of the world’s oceanshas tripled as the result of our polluting activities, a new

Research

Climate change in Australia – temperatures to rise 5.1C in worst case

A comprehensive technical report from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia’s respected federal government agency for scientific