How Technology Helped Serbia Save 180 Million Sheets of Paper in Less Than Four...

Digitalization and e-governance can seem like abstract concepts. But, in a session at the World Economic Forum’s Global Technology Governance Summit, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabić gave an example of how going virtual can have a real-world impact. Saving paper, trees, water and electricity Brnabić explained how digitalization has become central …

Cleaning Up After Water Pollution

It is very difficult to reverse the effects of water pollution. Natural processes that cleanse the water can take years, decades, or even centuries, and even with costly technological processes, it can take years to remove all of the harmful substances from the water. There are two aspects of the …

New Fund Leverages Nature to Adapt to Climate Change

The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration is launching in June this year. The goal is ambitious – to trigger a global movement for restoring the world’s ecosystems. This is not merely for nature’s sake, say experts. Mounting evidence shows that a global re-greening could help humanity adapt to climate change. …

Floating Islands in the Fight for Clean Lakes

The project “Revitalization of the lake at the locality of Trešnja by the System of floating islands” has been recognized on several occasions as an example of good practice, both by the domestic and international scientific community. The project was realized from 2018 to 2020, and the financier is the …

How to Value and Preserve Water

Thinking big to protect the world’s biggest natural capital asset Water, the source of life – celebrated on World Water Day  – is under pressure from climate change. With some regions becoming drier and others ever more exposed to flooding, the need to find and share new ways to husband …

Celebration of World Water Day 2021 “Valuing water”, 22 March 2021

The World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the global water crisis, and a core focus of the observance is to support the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: water and sanitation for all by 2030. The theme of World Water Day 2021 is valuing water. The …

Glacier Collapse in India a Worrying Sign of What’s to Come

A deadly flood in northern India, sparked by a cratering glacier, was not an isolated incident but the result of a rapidly warming planet, say experts. They warn the disaster, which has left over 140 feared dead, is a precursor of what is to come unless drastic measures are taken …