I think I am in love with this video. Or rather, I am in love with the clever courage and ethics that went into creating it. Anna Lappe was contacted by Dow Chemical to create a 60-Second video for the "Future We Create"
In perhaps one of the most unusual ideas for bringing fresh water to people in parched areas, French engineer Georges Mougin is convinced that pulling icebergs from Greenland across the oceans to drought-stricken areas is a
Yale e360 has an excellent video on Africa's impending water crisis. "As temperatures in the region have risen and water supplies have dwindled, the pastoralists have had to range more widely in search of suitable water and land. That search has brought
The Guardian reports that China is admitting the Three Gorges dam project is not all it is cracked up to be. "In a statement approved by prime minister Wen Jiabao, the state council said the dam had pressing geological, human and ecological problems.
A massive drought in Central China has residents worried about where they'll get water to irrigate fields and how they'll provide drinking water to villages. Some reservoirs are so low, there is only "dead water" or just
Communities around the world are suffering from water crises -- from not having enough water to not having enough that's drinkable. But with celebrities like Matt Damon, Jessica Biel, Jennifer Connolly,
A new project between Google and the Pacific Institute will help you find public drinking fountains in a jiff using your smart phone. The duo is building a new app for Android-powered phones that crowd-sources the locations of
Charity:water, one of our favorite non-profits bringing attention to the water crisis and much-needed wells to African villiages, has put out an awesome video for Earth Day. Detailing just how something as simple but vital as a well makes a difference
For six years, Texas billionaire Harold Simmons has been working to get permits to build a dump that can store up to 60 million cubic feet of low-level nuclear waste. By lobbying hard (and donating heavily
Radioactive waste in water is a big concern after the problems in Japan, but it turns out that there is a solution for filtering the waste from water supplies. By combining forest byproducts with crushed crustacean
A new strain of "superbug" is causing alarm after it was found in the water supplies of New Delhi. Out of 171 samples taken from water pools and 50 samples of tap water supplies in and around Connaught Place, a hub for
Firefighters are trained with many different tactics for fighting a fire. Though the one we're most familiar with is the giant water hose, it turns out that an electrified stick could do the trick just as
Fixing broken wells, installing solar panels, and repairing bicycles -- these are just some of the hands-on skills women in developing countries are learning to boost their earning power while helping their communities and improving their environment.
Water. It's one of the most essential elements of life on Earth. Yet nearly 1 billion people don't have access to safe drinking water. Our fresh water supplies are badly polluted and over-allocated. And the waste that occurs from the agricultural
Yesterday was World Water Day, but one man in Canada is stretching the day out and is dedicating the month of March to raising awareness of water scarcity. He's limiting his water consumption to 25 liters a day for all