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UN warns world could have 40 percent water shortfall by 2030

By Fri, Mar 20, 2015 11:26PM UTC 2 Comments

NEW DELHI (AP) — The U.N. is warning that the world could suffer a 40 percent shortfall in water by 2030 unless countries dramatically change their use of the resource....

New MSc Environment, Politics and Development

By Wed, Mar 26, 2014 12:44AM UTC 0 Comment

  SOAS, University of London launches an exciting new MSc programme in Environment, Politics and Development. Taught by leading political ecologists, the MSc offers a critical analysis of key contemporary issues including water, forestry, climate, fisheries, agricultural production, biodiversity, conflicts and energy supply. The programme explores challenging questions, including: • How does the environment intersect...

Smoked salmon wrapped poached egg, baby spinach salad and grain mustard vinaigrette

By Tue, Mar 05, 2013 1:26PM UTC 0 Comment

Le Cordon Bleu News, 03/01/2013

About this recipe

The classic combination of smoked salmon and egg creates a uniquely presented light lunch or starter.

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 30 minutes

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SPIRe Seminar Week 6: “African Waters: The Cooperation Question.”

By Mon, Feb 25, 2013 2:46PM UTC 0 Comment

SPIRe Seminar Week 6: “African Waters: The Cooperation Question.” byUCDspirePosted onFebruary 25, 2013 SPIRe’s Week six seminar will feature SPIRe PhD student, Mr.Paul Quinn presenting on his research “African Waters: The Cooperation Question” from 12:00-13:00 Wednesday, February 27th  in G316 Newman Building, UCD Belfield.  All are welcome.AbstractNatural resource management poses challenges at multiple levels of governance; this is particularly true of transboundary water systems. No single approach is adopted internationally and each instance is characterized by diversity. Interactions between states range from verbal hostilities or military actions, to regime formation and cooperation; with instances of conflict and cooperation often occurring in...


By Fri, Feb 15, 2013 2:00AM UTC 0 Comment

Salts that exist in a liquid state at room temperature could soon change the cars we drive, improve our renewable energy sources and help wean industrial chemistry off petroleum.Hybrid vehicles constitute a significant part of the automotive market. But safety concerns about the technology that powers these cars – their batteries are more likely than standard ones to ignite – is a major hindrance to reducing the carbon emissions of road transport. For Douglas MacFarlane, Professor of Chemistry at Monash University, the tendency of such car batteries to explode if damaged is a practical problem that he believes can...

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