Reflect on the concept of water security
Explore current challenges in water security across the globe
Assess the physical, biological and social facets pertaining to water security in your area or region
Develop the broader knowledge to place your local water challenges within wider regional and global contexts
Identify those areas where you would like to find out more
Over the next 30 years it is estimated that 80% of the world’s population will live in areas with high levels of water scarcity.
How do we manage this so that we can ensure global water security for both people and ecosystems?
On this course, you’ll have an introduction to the challenges of water security and find out why human activity and environmental issues are putting increasing pressure on our water resources.
You’ll explore the physical, biological and social facets connecting to water security around the globe, where you live, and what can be done to achieve water security for all.
Concepts in water security
The water cycle
This course is aimed at anyone interested in global water security, but it may be of particular interest to water research professionals and students studying science.