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ISOE Policy Briefs – new series on the results of sustainability research

Three Policy Briefs on current topics of sustainability research are constituting the start of a new series of ISOE – Institute for Social-Ecological Research publications. The policy briefs are...

Water for the dry season – Handing over the floodwater harvesting plant in Iipopo, central-northern Namibia

During the rainy season normally there is abundant rain- and surface water sufficient for irrigation purposes available in northern Namibia. During average rainy seasons, the widely branched river...

World Water Day 2015

World water decade ends – Problems of global water supply stay

The World Water Day on March 22 marks the end of the UN-Decade “Water for Life” the goal of which was to improve the water supply worldwide. But access to clean water and sufficient amounts of...

Diagnosis of an Anthropocene – consequences for science

Independently of whether the earth’s history books have to be re-written: The idea of the Anthropocene has been aired and it seems improbable that mankind will go back to a situation in which it no...