The aim of this document is to identify emergency groundwater resources bodies resistant to natural and man-made disasters that could replace damaged public and domestic drinking water supplies.

This report examines ethical issues associated with water resource utilization and management, including its uses in energy and other domains.

The UNESCO and the UNEP have released a publication titled “Climate Change Starter’s Guidebook,” which is intended to serve as a starting point for mainstreaming climate change education into curricula lesson plans and programs.

The UNESCO  has released a publication that demonstrates, through a selection of 28 case studies from around the world, that UNESCO biosphere reserves are ideal places to test, evaluate and implement comprehensive climate change policies.  The publication, titled "For life, for the future - Biosphere reserves and climate change, a collection of good practice case studies," u

This brochure provides an overview of the likely effects of global change (population growth, climate change and related extreme precipitation and floods, urbanization, expansion of infrastructure, migration, land conversion and pollution) on water resources and the International Hydrology Programme's response to these challenges.

Education systems in many of the world's poorest countries are now experiencing the aftershock of the global economic downturn. The 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report, argues that the crisis could create a lost generation of children whose life chances will have been irreparably damaged by a failure to protect their right to education.

This publication comprises the proceedings of the UNESCO Chair Workshop on "International Strategy for Sustainable Groundwater Management: Transboundary Aquifers and Integrated Watershed Management" held on 6 October 2009 at the Laboratory of Advanced Research A, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba City, Japan in conjunction with the JSPS-DGHE Joint Research Project Meeting.

The carbon cycle is closely linked to the climate system and is influenced by the growing human population and associated demands for resources, especially for fossil-fuel energy and land. The rate of change in atmospheric CO2 reflects the balance
between carbon emissions from human activities and the dynamics
of a number of terrestrial and ocean processes that remove

This latest UNESCO publication explores how to maximize the use of groundwater and rainwater for development and climate change adaptation in an approach called 3R that refers to Recharge, Retention & Reuse.

This volume constitutes the proceedings of the 12th Biennial Conference of the Euromediterranean Network of Representative and Experimental Basins (ERB) held in Krakow, Poland, from 18-20 September 2008.