Jul 23 2014

Future Technologies for Water Competition Deadline Approaching

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The deadline to submit an application for the FTW (Future Technologies for Water) Competition is July 31. The competition aims to identify breakthrough technologies for safe water with a sustainable business plan with wide-scale applicability.

The first-place winner will receive $15,000 and the second-place winner will receive $5,000. For more information: http://ftw.waterinstitute.unc.edu/.

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Jul 23 2014

Water Institute Data Featured in 2014 UN Millennium Development Goals Report

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UNC Water Institute data on fecal contamination of drinking water in low- and middle-income countries is featured on page 44 of the 2014 UN Millennium Development Goals report. To view the full report: http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/2014%20MDG%20report/MDG%202014%20English%20web.pdf.

 

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Jul 23 2014

Does Water Conservation Have To Be The Enemy Of Financial Stability?

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The Environmental Finance Center at UNC’s newest water conservation tool was recently featured on National Geographic’s NewsWatch blog. For more information: http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/07/16/does-water-conservation-have-to-be-the-enemy-of-financial-stability/.

 

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Jul 15 2014

Life On The Rocks

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A UNC-TV Science piece on health and diversity of rocky offshore ocean bottom areas being explored by UNC researchers that could be used for renewable energy development. For more information: http://science.unctv.org/content/life-rocks.

 

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Jul 15 2014

Environmental Finance: Applied Abroad

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A group of students, researchers, and environmental professionals affiliated with the Environmental Finance Center at UNC are spending three weeks in Quito, Ecuador, this summer to participate in an Applied Environmental Finance program to explore the financial, political, governance, and socioeconomic challenges of financing environmental services. For more information: http://efc.web.unc.edu/2014/07/08/environmental-finance-applied-abroad/.

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Jun 23 2014

Mapping Access to Clean Water in the State

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A North Carolina Health News ppotlight on research by UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health students and faculty to investigate the intersection between race, water quality, and health in the South: www.northcarolinahealthnews.org/2014/06/17/mapping-access-to-clean-water-in-the-state/.

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Jun 23 2014

EPA awards $2 million to Environmental Finance Center to help smallest water systems

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The Environmental Finance Center at UNC, housed in the UNC School of Government, was recently awarded a $2 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to provide support and resources to the country’s smallest water systems. For more information: http://uncnews.unc.edu/2014/06/18/epa-awards-2-million/.

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Jun 23 2014

Giving sea turtles a lift

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UNC Institute for Marine Sciences researchers helped rehabilitated sea turtles back into the ocean in this UNC Research video clip: http://endeavors.unc.edu/videos/giving_sea_turtles_a_lift.

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Jun 23 2014

Timelapse video of UNC Institute for Marine Sciences shoreline restoration

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UNC Institute for Marine Sciences staff recently restored a portion of the shoreline along the North Carolina coast that was chronicled in this short video clip: http://vimeo.com/98128745.

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Jun 10 2014

Developing materials that make a difference

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University Gazette story about innovative research being done at UNC in the areas of water purification, accessible solar, and sustainability: http://gazette.unc.edu/2014/06/03/developing-materials-that-make-a-difference/.

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