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Researchers and students from across the University of Oxford's School of Geography and the Environment (SoGE) will present their research as part of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting 2023. The international conference which will be held between 23 - 27 March, attracts geographers, GIS specialists, environmental scientists, and other disciplinary experts who share and discuss the latest in research and applications in geography, sustainability, and GIScience.

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Each year, the American Geophysical Union's (AGU) Honors and Recognition programme recognises individuals for meritorious work or service toward the advancement and promotion of discovery and solution science. These individuals, in various career stages, represent some of the most innovative minds in their disciplines. The 2022 awards, announced this week, honour Louise Slater for her outstanding contribution to hydrology.

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A new study, published in Science magazine by an international team in the Brazilian Amazon, shows that redesigned conservation projects could deliver big gains for critical freshwater ecosystems - raising hopes for the futures of thousands of species. 'In a time when the Amazon is under increasing pressure from human activities, this paper provides effective solutions for biodiversity preservation,' explains co-author Erika Berenguer.

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A team of Oxford geographers and the rivers charity Thames21 have built an innovative data-driven tool for exploring how rivers make people feel. The River Sentiment Dashboard gives insight into the changing public sentiment surrounding English rivers at a time when poor river water quality and sewage pollution are making headlines. The online dashboard will be launched during a public webinar on 25 May 2022.

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In a recent interview with T La Revue the French business newspaper La Tribune's magazine, Kevin Grecksch, Departmental Lecturer and Course Director for the MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management, stressed the notion that people in developed countries have lost touch with water.