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April 2021
Global

CESCR calls for written contributions to the draft general comment on Land and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Global

The multi-height (low, L = 3 cm; intermediate, M = 100 cm; high, H = 200 cm) Beerkan run methodology was applied on both a minimum tilled (MT) (i.e., up to a depth of 30 cm) and a no-tilled (NT) bare loam soil, and the soil water retention curve was estimated by the BEST-steady algorithm.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
China
Russia
United States of America

The establishment of rural settlements in the topographically complex mountainous area of South-Western China is restricted by various geographical features.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Argentina
Puerto Rico
Uruguay
United States of America

The state of water quality of lakes is highly related to watershed processes which will be responsible for the delivery of sediment, nutrients, and other pollutants to receiving water bodies. The spatiotemporal variability of water quality parameters along with the seasonal changes were studied for Lake Okeechobee, South Florida.

Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Global

In the tropics, the domestic water supply depends principally on ecosystem services, including the regulation and purification of water by humid, dense tropical forests. The Yangambi Biosphere Reserve (YBR) landscape is situated within such forests in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Surprisingly, given its proximity to the Congo River, the YBR is confronted with water issues.

Land Use Policy
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2021
Central America
South America
Peru

Participatory water governance has become highly influential around the world as a means for managing water resources. Scholars and practitioners advocate for the inclusion of previously marginalized communities in water resources management through the devolution of power, responsibility, and participation.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2021
Ethiopia
Norway

The headwaters of the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia contain fragile mountain ecosystems and are highly susceptible to land degradation that impacts water quality and flow dynamics in a major transboundary river system.

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