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The Plataforma en Defensa de l’Ebre organised demonstrations of tens of thousands of people in Barcelona in 2001, 2002, and 2003 in favour of the river Ebro and against the plans the Spanish government had for it. This month the PDE and many other social and environmental groups will demonstrate once more to insist that EU rules must be respected on this question...

This communication based on the work of Graveline et al. highlights the importance of adopting integrated hydro-economic models to investigate the climate-water nexus and to assess the effects of global changes in terms of water scarcity, salinity and agricultural economics at a regional scale.

The Ebro river (85 362 km2 or 17% of Spain) is located in the north-east of Spain and provides an interesting example of the evolution of competences and strategies to manage water in a changing institutional context. The Ebro river crosses nine autonomous regions and is managed by the Spanish government through the Ebro River Basin Authority (RBA).

El consejero de Agricultura, Ganadería y Medio Ambiente del Gobierno de Aragón, Modesto Lobón, se ha reunido este martes con el secretario de Estado de Medio Ambiente, Federico Ramos, a quien ha solicitado que se elabore un plan integral de descontaminación del río Gállego.

The increased global exposure to climate change disturbances such as droughts and floods has generated a new interest in understanding how communities at different scales cope with those threats.

The pressure on water resources has been mounting worldwide with water scarcity becoming a widespread problem in most arid and semiarid regions around the world. Global water extractions have increased from 600 to 3,900 km3 in the last century, which is almost twice the rate of population growth.

The construction of dams produces a number of social benefits. But, in producing these benefits, dams also alter the natural balance of sediment flow in rivers by impounding sediment within and upstream of the reservoir and discharging clean water downstream...

When the Ebro River Basin Authority (Confederación Hidrográfica del Ebro – CHE) was established in 1926. It incorporated two elements which were radically innovative at the time: the natural watershed boundaries as the scale for water governance and water users’ opinions as part of the decision making process.

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