Journal article

The Brisbane Declaration and Global Action Agenda on Environmental Flows (2018)

A Arthington, A Bhaduri, S Bunn, S Jackson, R Tharme, D Tickner, B Young, M Acreman, N Baker, S Capon, A Horne, E Kendy, M McClain, NL Poff, B Richter, S Ward

Frontiers in Environmental Science | Frontiers Media | Published : 2018

Abstract

A decade ago, scientists and practitioners working in environmental water management crystallized the progress and direction of environmental flows science, practice, and policy in The Brisbane Declaration and Global Action Agenda (2007), during the 10th International Riversymposium and International Environmental Flows Conference held in Brisbane, Australia. The 2007 Declaration highlights the significance of environmental water allocations for humans and freshwater-dependent ecosystems, and sets out a nine-point global action agenda. This was the first consensus document that bought together the diverse experiences across regions and disciplines, and was significant in setting a common vis..

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Grants

Awarded by U.S. National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Centre (SESYNC) from National Science Foundation


Awarded by Australian Research Council's Future Fellowships Program


Awarded by ARC DECRA award


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the U.S. National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Centre (SESYNC) under funding received from the National Science Foundation DBI-1639145. SJ was supported by the Australian Research Council's Future Fellowships Program funding scheme [project number FT130101145]. AH was funded through an ARC DECRA award [DE180100550]. Other authors were supported by their institutions but not through particular funding arrangements.