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Science and Society - Water

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Interview with Mae-Wan Ho
From genetics and GMOs to quantum biology and cosmology
Mónica Fernández 8th July 2015

Securing Water for Food
Many winners from an initiative promoting innovations for growing food in times of water shortage
Prof Peter Saunders 17th November 2014

Graphene Molecular Sieves for Desalination and Purification
Single or double layers of graphene can be precisely perforated to create molecular sieves with numerous applications from desalination to purification of water and gases and isolation of macromolecules
Dr Mae-Wan Ho 31st July 2013

You are Water I am Water - Lotte Anker and Mark Sanders
Lotte Anker and Mark Sanders at the Colours of Water FestivalAnnouncing a new ISIS video. The third and final musical performance at Colours of Water was an experimental jazz improvisation by Danish saxophonist Lotte Anker, with British percussionist Mark Sanders on drums. Watch this improvisation now on the ISIS website. The entire performance is available from the ISIS online store here
ISIS 23rd July 2013

Earth Music Unlimited - Reflections
Earth Music Unlimited at the Colours of Water FestivalAnnouncing a new ISIS video. The second musical performance at Colours of Water was an improvisation by a trio of classically-trained musicians, Earth Music Unlimited (Edward Cowie, piano; Stephen Preston, flute; Mifune Tsuji violin). The first piece of the evening was entitled Reflections, and like the rest of their set, was inspired by water. Watch this improvisation now on the ISIS website. The entire performance is available from the ISIS online store here
ISIS 26th June 2013

Chris Lee Trio, Raindance
Colours of WaterThe ISIS Colours of Water festival had musical performances by a number of highly respected artists, the first being Jazz pianist Chris Lee and his Trio (Chris Lee, piano; Rod Youngs, drums; Joe Pettitt, bass) whose set included the world premiere of several new pieces created especially for the festival. The performance began with a piece inspired by ISIS artist Li Poon's Raindance, and is now available to watch on the ISIS website, Youtube and Vimeo. A high definition 2 DVD set of the entire performance is also available from the ISIS online store here
ISIS 24th June 2013

Colours of Water Film
Colours of WaterA short video capturing some of the highlights of the hugely successful ISIS Colours of Water festival on the science and art of water. As well as the art exhibition there were musical performances, workshops and two jam-packed science conferences on the latest developments on water research, and water in a social context. If you missed this event, DVDs are available from the ISIS online store here
ISIS 12th June 2013

Water is Life
How Integrated Natural Resource Management improves water security for small farmers
Dinabandhu Karmakar 10th June 2013

Access to Water a Precarious Human Right
Unsustainable uses and privatisation of water are denying people access to safe water, which is their human right
Keynote speech on World Water Day by Director of Third World Network Chee Yokeling 16th May 2013

GM Antibiotic Resistance in China's Rivers
Antibiotic resistance marker gene used in genetically modified crops found in bacteria isolated from all China's rivers
Dr. Eva Sirinathsinghji 13th February 2013

Water Not Fit to Drink
From pathogens, biological drugs, illicit drugs to arsenic
Prof Joe Cummins 22nd January 2013

How Farmers Can Protect Water Quality, Replenish Aquifers and Save the Soil
Scientists work with farmers to find ways to reduce surface runoff and soil erosion, thereby also reducing water pollution
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 11th December 2012

Illicit Drugs in Drinking Water
Regulators are denying the risks of widespread contamination of our drinking water with illicit drugs
Prof Joe Cummins 3rd December 2012

Using Water Sustainably
Sustainable water use tops Europe's agenda because of its importance to food and energy security and national economy
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 26th November 2012

World Water Supply in Jeopardy
The most essential of natural resources is being depleted and degraded at unsustainable rates and further threatened by human-induced global warming; but the looming crisis is avoidable
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho 26th September 2012




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