World Water Week 2013

Published on September 2nd, 2013 | by

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World Water Week is here and this year, the focus is on water cooperation and building partnerships. The UN declared 2013 the International Year of Water Cooperation. World Water Week looks at addressing some big questions: Why do we need to cooperate? On what? For what aim? At what level? With whom? How? They seem […] read more

Louisiana Sinkhole Update 23 Aug 2013

Published on August 23rd, 2013 | by

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The massive sinkhole in Assumption Parish, Louisiana continues to grow.  The latest videos show trees being swallowed whole. Seismic monitoring picked up signs of a collapse in the Oxy3 cavern, so it was no surprise when trees started sinking.  When debris falls into the sinkhole, often crude oil and natural gas come to the surface […] read more

Support for Keystone XL Pipeline Fading

Published on August 12th, 2013 | by

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The political support behind the Keystone XL pipeline seems to be fading. Information about the consulting firm that produced the environmental impact statement on the pipeline indicates they were hired by the company building the Keystone XL pipeline. More scrutiny on the environmental effects of the diluted bitumen that will be flowing through the pipeline and a closer look at the number of jobs that won’t be created by the pipeline are further eroding support. read more