Patrick Reynolds, PhD

Environmental Consultant & Website Designer
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Innovative Aquapore Cross-Flow Membranes for Desalination via Biomimicry

"There's over a billion people on this planet that don't have access to clean drinking water". (Michael Moore)

I have been following the latest developments in the area of desalination. I am of the belief that nature holds many secrets for us to discover in order for our propagation as a species. For instance, it struck me quite a few years ago when I was working at the University of Essex in the UK that mangoves are capable of desalinating water without the need for extreme...

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LinkedIn or LinkedOut

I have not been a frequent vistor to LinkedIn, but as of late I have taken time to update my work experience and to view the stream of posts and the groups. I joined this network quite a few years ago when it made sense to me to link up with others who work in the same field. I saw it as a place to learn new information and to share the knowledge that I have gained during my career. However, it is clear to me that LinkedIn has now become similar to Facebook, in that it is based...

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People Help People

'God knows what is hiding in this world of little consequence
Behind the tears, inside the lies
A thousand slowly dying sunsets
God knows what is hiding in those weak and drunken hearts
Guess the loneliness came knocking
No one needs to be alone.

People help the people
And if you're homesick,
give me your hand and I'll hold it.'
 

 

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River Basin Management in Albania

I am currently engaged in a project to prepare a programme of measures for the Drini-Buna and Semani River Basins in Albania.

This is such an interesting project as Albania's energy is currently mostly (95+%) obtained by hydropower, hence the need for the designation of a programme of cost-effective measures to maintain both water quality and quantity. The project also focuses on strengthening institutions responsible for water management in line with the principles of IWRM and the...

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The Land of The Hungry Ghosts

Here is a video that impacted me immediately. We may know something is wrong with the way we live but what is it? This video describes it. 

 

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Akasha

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A Simple Message

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Beyond Thinking

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Disappearing Bees

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Severn Suzuki

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The Law of Ecocide

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