A little reminder on why dumping e-waste is really bad. Toxic junk from TVs and gadgets in Alaska's Anchorage Regional Landfill is pumped out of the dump, and ends up in the ocean. George Bryson of Anchorage Daily
Major rivers around the world are drying up due to climate change, according to US National Center for Atmospheric Research, which has released a study showing that a third of the world's biggest and most vital rivers have
GOOD has put out a great short animation on water quality. They give the straight scoop on what happens when you don't have clean water, and how easy and cheap it can be to provide good water. Plus, it's simply a very well
It's amazing the kind of great information Twitterers (or Tweeple...choose your handle) can point you towards in just 140 characters. It's also amazing what a tool like Twitter can do for water activism. There's been some interesting water news going
The water crisis. Unfortunately, talking about the water crisis isn't just muttering about a gloom and doom prediction of what could happen if we don't straighten up and fly right. It is happening, and it is nearly upon us. If you need evidence, there
Back in February we were excited to talk about a twestival for charity:water, which helped raise funds to get clean drinking water to villages in developing countries. The event was a success, and now you'll want to mark your
A drama series called Scorched, premised on a future scenario not terribly far off from possibility, features Australia's drought. It's a media project of giant proportions intended to drive audiences not only to watch, but
Want to learn more about why conserving water is so important? If you're in London this weekend you can pop into the British Museum on Saturday for a free friends and family screening of a new film by Ecover.
For this Earth Day, you just might be resolving to ditch plastic bottles and instead use a quality reuseable water container. Kor One is hoping so anyway, and they're launching water bottles in specific colors, each of which helps out a specific
Ban the Bottle! Skip the Styrofoam! Pack Your Polycarbonate (Nalgene)! These are more than just empty slogans around UC Berkeley, which has just taken additional steps to encourage students to frequent local
Forget clean energy for a moment. If climate change alters the earth's ecosystems and rainfall levels to the point that we can't rely on usual methods or locations for water and food supplies, then that means food and
Elizabeth Royte, who wrote the book on the evils of bottled water, (Bottlemania), calls out Boxed Water as perpetuating a culture of unthinking convenience.Boxed Water Is Better, which I'll just go ahead and call BWIB,
Might boxed water be a solution to bottled water for those who refuse to give up buying disposable containers of water? Boxed Water designer Benjamin Edgar thinks so.The Boxed Water container is made from responsibly
It's a bit of a debate about exactly what role global warming is playing in droughts in Australia and the US, but at least one scientist has determined that it is 37% at fault for the decreased rainfall in the
Delegates from more than 100 countries agreed today to non-binding measures to address pollution, floods, and disputes over water, but disputed over whether access to safe drinking water should be defined as a basic human 'right' 'need.'
To mark World Water Day on Sunday 22nd March this slideshow shows images of the amazing journey I took in February with WaterAid and Ecover, to see the progress of their projects in the northern Hintalo Wajerat region of Ethiopia.