Fresh water & its challenges: resources, resilience & availability

Guest blog by professor Steven Loiselle, Research Manager, Global Freshwater Research, Earthwatch

Dwindling water supplies and decreasing water quality are among the most significant issues facing society. World leaders’ pledges for achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG) ‘Ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all’ will be one of the most significant and decisive for society today and the next century. Every other SDG relating to health, food security, climate change, resiliency to disasters and ecosystems hinges on the availability of water.

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