THINK 5 - posts http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/index.php/think5/post TH!NK ABOUT IT #5 en benno.hansen@gmail.com Copyright 2011 2011-08-06T09:14:00+00:00 Benno Hansen - Where is the water? A 3 min video at Climate Change TV http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/where_is_the_water_a_3_min_video_at_climate_change_tv/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/where_is_the_water_a_3_min_video_at_climate_change_tv/#When:09:14:00Z I made a three minute video about lakes disappearing from Google Maps satellite photos and a rainy day in Copenhagen for Climate Change TV. Check it out. Climate Change 2011-08-06T09:14:00+00:00 Npong Balikawu Francis - Ghana Launched Sustainable Water, Land Management Project http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/ghana_launched_sustainable_water_land_management_project/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/ghana_launched_sustainable_water_land_management_project/#When:17:39:24Z Sustainable Land and water project launch to deal with land degradation, Environment 2011-06-21T17:39:24+00:00 Npong Balikawu Francis - Imminent Environmental disaster to strike Ghana http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/imminent_environmental_disaster_to_strike_ghana/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/imminent_environmental_disaster_to_strike_ghana/#When:06:03:45Z depletion of forest continue uncontollable Environment 2011-06-06T06:03:45+00:00 Npong Balikawu Francis - Strategic Environmental plan launch in Tamale http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/strategic_environmental_plan_launch_in_tamale/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/strategic_environmental_plan_launch_in_tamale/#When:12:03:07Z strategic bushfire plan out doored to check land degradation Environment 2011-06-02T12:03:07+00:00 Npong Balikawu Francis - WFP supports local rice farmers http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/wfp_supports_local_rice_farmers/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/wfp_supports_local_rice_farmers/#When:15:48:47Z World Food Programme went to the aid of local farmers in Ghana in the wake of climate change Food 2011-05-27T15:48:47+00:00 Npong Balikawu Francis - Government made significant stride in climate change adaptation-minister http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/government_made_significant_stride_in_climate_change_adaptation-minister/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/government_made_significant_stride_in_climate_change_adaptation-minister/#When:15:38:06Z Ghana government outdoored the Draft National Climate Change Adaptation Strategy, Climate Change Impacts, Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment and mainstreaming of climate change into the Ghana Shared Growth and Development Agenda as some policy measures put in place to help reduce the negative impact of climate change on livelihoods. Climate Change 2011-05-27T15:38:06+00:00 Sarah Fenwick - Oroklini Wetlands Destroyed by Development http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/oroklini_wetlands_destroyed_by_development/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/oroklini_wetlands_destroyed_by_development/#When:07:19:25Z Keeping Cyprus beautiful is getting more difficult as developers continue to encroach on delicate ecosystems... Disaster 2011-05-19T07:19:25+00:00 Anna Zemblicka - I am in Love With Lisbon: Reflections from the Reporting Trip http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/i_am_in_love_with_lisbon_reflections_from_the_reporting_trip/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/i_am_in_love_with_lisbon_reflections_from_the_reporting_trip/#When:18:10:00Z Travelling to Lisbon from 17-21 April for a reporting trip I met more than 20 erudite, determined and knowledgeable bloggers and photographers from all around the world... Environment 2011-05-07T18:10:00+00:00 Diêgo Lôbo Goiabeira - We All Loved Lisbon http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/we_all_loved_lisbon/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/we_all_loved_lisbon/#When:17:03:55Z Some comments on Lisbon Trip Environment 2011-05-06T17:03:55+00:00 Sarah Fenwick - New Paphos Desalination Plant Covers 20 Communities’ Needs http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/new_paphos_desalination_plant_covers_20_communities_needs/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/new_paphos_desalination_plant_covers_20_communities_needs/#When:11:21:15Z Cyprus suffers from chronic water shortages, so a third desalination plant was built and two more are pending... Technology 2011-05-05T11:21:15+00:00 Andrea Arzaba - Lisbon: Our Dream Adventure! http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/lisbon_our_dream_adventure/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/lisbon_our_dream_adventure/#When:12:24:39Z A small text on TH!NK 5 adventure in Lisbon! Education 2011-05-03T12:24:39+00:00 Sarah Fenwick - Special Report: Water Parallels Portugal-Cyprus http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/special_report_water_parallels_portugal-cyprus/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/special_report_water_parallels_portugal-cyprus/#When:12:18:22Z Cyprus and Portugal have a lot in common when it comes to water shortages and a water management challenge... Management 2011-05-03T12:18:22+00:00 Sarah Fenwick - How Can We Save Our Forests? Portugal’s Experience http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/how_can_we_save_our_forests_portugals_experience/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/how_can_we_save_our_forests_portugals_experience/#When:12:15:03Z Romance-era poet Lord Byron loved Portugal's Monserrate Gardens, was he just an idealist or a prophet who foresaw the damage to our environment when the balance between nature and urbanisation is disturbed? Environment 2011-05-03T12:15:03+00:00 Sarah Fenwick - 500 New Cases of Sea Pollution Per Year - EMSA http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/500_new_cases_of_sea_pollution_per_year_-_emsa/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/500_new_cases_of_sea_pollution_per_year_-_emsa/#When:12:12:29Z Report from Portugal on maritime pollution... Disaster 2011-05-03T12:12:29+00:00 Elena Nikolovska - It matters http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/it_matters/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/it_matters/#When:07:17:02Z ...he started explaining that because of what they do there, the dolphins started to return to the river Tagus. He was so happy saying this... Climate Change 2011-04-30T07:17:02+00:00 Ronny Patz - Th!nk About It: Some Issues (from the trip to Portugal) http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/thnk_about_it_some_issues_from_the_trip_to_portugal/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/thnk_about_it_some_issues_from_the_trip_to_portugal/#When:13:53:31Z A not too serious account of the Think 5 trip to Portugal. Climate Change 2011-04-23T13:53:31+00:00 Benno Hansen - The hydroclimatic bomb is ticking http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/the_hydroclimatic_bomb_is_ticking/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/the_hydroclimatic_bomb_is_ticking/#When:15:14:54Z Afraid of water wars? Typically disputes over water and other natural resources have led to cooperation rather than conflict. But demand is up, supply down and a tornado of new factors entering the equation. Shortage 2011-04-19T15:14:54+00:00 Laszlo Keki - Gödöllő:  EU Environment Council – Informal Meeting http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/goedoell_environment_council_informal_meeting/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/goedoell_environment_council_informal_meeting/#When:16:38:11Z Gödöllő: EU Environment Council – Informal Meeting The place and role of water in EU policy and Future of European water stocks. Signing ceremony of the five sides Declaration for a Mura-Drava-Duna Biosphere Reserve. Climate Change in international context and Roadmap to a low-carbon economy in Europe by 2050 Politics 2011-03-25T16:38:11+00:00 Financial Guy - My Experience In Think5 http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/my_experience_in_think5/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/my_experience_in_think5/#When:14:14:37Z EU blogger FinancialGuy looks back at his experience in the Think5 blogging competion about water. Policy 2011-03-23T14:14:37+00:00 Anna Zhou - Waste Not, Want Not http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/waste_not_want_not/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/waste_not_want_not/#When:01:24:04Z World Water Day, is a day chosen by the United Nations to focus international attention on the impact of rapid population growth, industrialisation, climate change and conflicts as well as natural disasters on urbanised water systems. Right now an estimated 1.1 billion people do not have access to water and water scarcity will be a certainty for 4 billion people by 2050. Shortage 2011-03-23T01:24:04+00:00 Diêgo Lôbo Goiabeira - If This Is No Reason to Protect It, What Would Be? http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/if_this_is_no_reason_to_protect_it_what_would_be/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/if_this_is_no_reason_to_protect_it_what_would_be/#When:21:34:36Z Happy World Water Day For You Development 2011-03-22T21:34:36+00:00 Iwona Frydryszak - Baikal LAKE - constant struggle http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/baikal_lake_-_constant_struggle/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/baikal_lake_-_constant_struggle/#When:17:45:16Z Baikal is famous for unique clarity of its waters and diversity of flora and fauna. Human Rights 2011-03-22T17:45:16+00:00 J.C. Moore - The Case of Global Warming and Extreme Weather http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/the_case_of_global_warming_and_extreme_weather/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/the_case_of_global_warming_and_extreme_weather/#When:14:51:19Z “We know who the culprit is, we just can’t prove it – yet.” Detective Dick Tracy Scientists have long understood the link between physics, global warming, and climate change. However, like Dick Tracy, they have had difficulty proving that global warming is the cause of extreme weather events. Has recent research changed that? Climate Change 2011-03-22T14:51:19+00:00 Sarah Fenwick - Better Water Management Needed - EU http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/better_water_management_needed_-_eu/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/better_water_management_needed_-_eu/#When:10:55:48Z The EU will review its water policy in 2012, and today issued a report about the water shortage and management problems faced by EU member states... Management 2011-03-22T10:55:48+00:00 Muusa Kostilainen - World Day for Water http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/world_day_for_water/ http://water.thinkaboutit.eu/think5/post/world_day_for_water/#When:10:32:20Z World Water Day has been observed on March 22 since 1993 when the United Nations General Assembly declared March 22 as World Day for Water. Aid 2011-03-22T10:32:20+00:00