A new study currently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science provides the first global quantitative assessment of land and water “grabbing” for food production by wealthier nations in generally poorer countries.
U.Va. and Philippe Cousteau’s Azure Worldwide are collaborating with The Nature Conservancy to develop a large-scale computer simulation game based on a major Texas watershed. It is part of a new Global Water Games initiative.
July 1, 2008 — Julia Reis, a University of Virginia civil engineering graduate student, is headed to Ethiopia this summer to continue researching ways to reduce malaria near a large multi-purpose reservoir — hoping to emulate the success of methods pioneered by the Tennessee Valley Authority that are credited with eradicating malaria in the southern United States.