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New Approaches in Urban Water Governance

Water resources in coastal cities support many tensions due to phenomena such as the acceleration of urbanisation, population growth and tourism. This thesis presents new lines of research and strategies to improve urban water policies linked to the tourism sector, with frames to analyse...

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3Q: Alain Musset

Alain Musset is director of École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and honorary member of Institut universitaire de France. With a PhD in Geography from EHESS, Dr Musset is also the director of the school's master programme in Comparative Studies on Development and a PhD programme in...

3Q: Ei-ichi Negishi

Ei-ichi Negishi, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Over 40 years ago, he discovered the cross coupling reaction catalysed by palladium, a method which revolutionised the world of organic chemistry and allowed for fundamental advances in the fields of medicine and health, agriculture and electronics.

3Q: Paul Robbins

Paul Robbins, Director of the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin. Considered to be one of the most renowned researchers in the emerging field of political ecology.

3Q: Timothy F.H. Allen

Tim Allen is a theoretical ecologist at the University of Wisconsin (USA) pioneer in the so-called hierarchy theory. Taking advantage of his visit to the UAB, we ask him three questions on the inability of science to deal with environmental problems and on the contribution that this theory can make to overcome the...