Knowledge, Culture, Ecologies conference, Chile

Sarah Laborde is off to Chile next week. She will first visit colleagues at the University of Concepcion, where she will give a talk in the Department of Geography on her current collaboration with Sue Jackson, river ecologists and Traditional Owners of the Fitzroy River around the cultural dimensions of river flows. She will then be in…

Water and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

In 2015, the United Nations new development goals, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), were brought into effect (http://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/sustainable-development-goals.html). The SDGs seek to achieve substantial country-level improvements across 17 broad development goals. The aim is that by 2030, all countries will need to measure and report on their progress towards achieving 169 separate sustainable…