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 […]

Helping to keep rivers healthy all over the world

By Catherine Leigh We all want healthy rivers. They provide us with fresh water and food, they bring us peace and enjoyment, and a huge variety of plants and animals call them home. Achieving and maintaining healthy rivers takes effort. One of key ingredients is monitoring. Just like us, rivers need regular check-ups to make […]