Circle of Blue Links

Africa News

Asian carp

  • A list of eating instructions The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries posted a video and instructions on carp consumption.
  • Asian Carp Management An official U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Web site designed to coordinate control and management of Asian carp in the U.S.
  • GLU: Battling Back the Asian Carp Great Lakes United summarizes latest Carp news, outlets for action.
  • Great Lakes Fishery Commission The GLFC has created a special page with Asian carp information.
  • No Asian Carp Michigan House Democrats host this site promoting closure of the Chicago area canals that connect to Lake Michigan
  • Noah Hall Asian Carp Litigation Professor Noah Hall, of Wayne State University Law School and visiting Professor at the University of Michigan, explores carp and canal law.
  • Stop Asian Carp Launched by Michigan Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike Cox to support closure of Chicago-area locks to Lake Michigan.
  • U.S. EPA: Asian Carp & the Great Lakes The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency created this Asian-carp specific invasive species page.
  • Wikipedia Asian carp General species breakdown, cultural background, litigation and source for further references.
  • Wisconsin DNR Asian Carp Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ invasive species information page.

Biofuels-Academic

Biofuels-Government

Biofuels-Institutions

Biofuels-Media

  • Reuters Water Worries Cloud Future for U.S. Biofuel (Apil 14, 2009)
  • Science Daily Biofuel Production and Water Scarcity, May 2009
  • The Oil Drum The Implications of Biofuel Production for United States Water Supplies (November 29, 2007)

Bulk Water Resources

BulkWater-Links

Canadian Resources

  • Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network The Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network (EMAN) is made up of linked organizations and individuals involved in ecological monitoring in Canada to better detect, describe, and report on ecosystem changes.
  • Environmental Defence Canada Formerly known as the Canadian Environmental Defence Fund, Environmental Defence Canada protects the environment and human health.
  • Nature Conservancy of Canada For over 40 years, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has been working to protect Canada’s most threatened natural habitats and the endangered species that call them home.

Choke Point: Index - Institute

Climate News

Coal- Institutions

Coal-Academic

Coal-Government

Coal-Media

  • Reuters EPA Eases Rule on Mountaintop Coal Mining Debris (December 3, 2008)
  • The New York Times E.P.A. Moves to Limit Water Pollution from Mining (April 1, 2010)
  • The New York Times Cleansing the Air at the Expense of Waterways (October 12, 2009)
  • The New York Times Water Polluters Near You: Coal-Fired Power Plants, Nationwide Map (2010)

Coalitions and Alliances

  • Great Lakes Sea Grant Network A network of Sea Grant colleges and programs working in partnership with government and the private sector to meet the changing needs of Americans living in the Great Lakes region.
  • Great Lakes United GLU is an international coalition dedicated to preserving and protecting the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River ecosystem.
  • LakeNet A global network of individuals and organizations working to promote the conservation and sustainable management of lakes around the world. Includes a searchable database with information about more than 1,000 individual lakes.

Conservation and Protection Activism

  • Alliance for the Great Lakes Formerly the Lake Michigan Federation, the Alliance is a nonprofit, public interest organization focusing on protecting the Great Lakes through a variety of “Positive Change” projects.
  • Clean Water Action Council A non-profit, charitable, educational grassroots organization working to preserve and protect clean water in Northeast Wisconsin and the Great Lakes region.
  • Clean Wisconsin Clean Wisconsin, an environmental advocacy organization, protects Wisconsin’s clean water and air and advocates for clean energy by being an effective voice in the state legislature and by holding elected officials and corporations accountable.
  • Global Environment Facility From Ridge to Reef: Water, Environment and Community Security (2012)
  • Great Lakes Commission A binational agency that promotes the orderly, integrated and comprehensive development, use and conservation of the water and related natural resources of the Great Lakes basin and St. Lawrence River.
  • Great Lakes Protection Fund The Fund seeks projects that lead to tangible improvements in the health of the Great Lakes ecosystem and promote the interdependence of healthy ecological and economic systems.
  • Great Lakes Restoration Initiative An initiative designed to clean, combat invasive species, restore fragile areas, track species, and more.
  • Healing our Waters – Great Lakes Coalition The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition consists of more than 115 environmental, conservation, and outdoor recreation organizations, zoos, aquariums and museums. Our member organizations represent millions of people who share a common goal of restori
  • Indiana Lakes Management Society (ILMS) ILMS was incorporated as a not-for-profit corporation in the State of Indiana in 1991 by a group of individuals with a common interest in protecting and saving Indiana lakes for future generations.
  • Inland Sea Society Works toward maintaining a Lake Superior Basin with a naturally diverse and healthy ecosystem.
  • Lake Michigan Forum The Lake Michigan Forum was established as part of the Lake Michigan Lakewide Management Plan (LaMP) as the central vehicle for stakeholder participation in developing and implementing the LaMP. Check here for information about the Lake Michigan LaMP.
  • Michigan Land Use Institute The Michigan Land Use Institute was founded in 1995 to establish an approach to economic development that strengthens communities, enhances opportunity, and protects the state’s unmatched natural resources.
  • National Wildlife Federation (NWF), Great Lakes Natural Resource Center Helps protect the Great Lakes from toxic chemical pollution, water diversions, wetlands loss and other threats.
  • Natural Resources Foundation of Wisconsin A not-for-profit organization providing grants to local conservation groups who are dedicated to enhancing Wisconsin’s natural resources.
  • Save the Dunes Council One of the oldest grassroots conservation organizations in the country, the council’s objectives are to maintain and restore the integrity and quality of the natural environment of the Indiana Dunes region.
  • The Nature Conservancy's Great Lakes Program Preserves the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life in the region by protecting the lands and water they need to survive. Great Lakes States’ Chapters: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota,New York, Ohio, Pennsylva
  • US Fish and Wildlife Service 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation

CPC_Climate_Media

  • Circle of Blue China’s Climate Emissions Are Global Issue, But Water Scarcity Is Greater Domestic Priority
  • Circle of Blue China, Tibet, and the Strategic Power of Water
  • Circle of Blue 70 Percent of Himalayan Glaciers Gone by Next Century
  • Circle of Blue The Himalayas, A Special Report
  • Huffpost Green Beneath the Bickering, Real Progress in China Climate Talks?
  • iEngerySaver China’s Ecologically Fragile Freshwater Inland Lakes Disappeared Over A Thousand 50 Years
  • The New York Times China and India Join Climate Accord

CPC_Coal_Institute

CPC_Coal_Media

CPC_Drought_Media

CPC_Economics_Media

  • Council on Foreign Affairs China’s Economy and the Water Crisis—A Fresh Take
  • Reuters Analysis: Flood of money needed to fix China’s water woes
  • Reuters China to spend $301 billion on water projects
  • Treehugger China Spending $30 Billion on Water Conservation Next Year
  • Xinhua News Agency China’s spending on water conservation doubles during 11th Five-Year Plan

CPC_Energy_Institute_u.s

  • CSRWire Choke Point: China – Confronting Water Scarcity and Energy Demand in the World’s Fastest Growing Industrial Economy
  • Post Carbon Institute The peak oil crisis: China’s latest drought

CPC_Energy_Media

  • Bloomberg China Hydropower Dams in Mekong River Give Shocks to 60 Million
  • China Dialogue Reining in China’s energy targets
  • Circle of Blue Choke Point: China—Confronting Water Scarcity and Energy Demand in the World’s Largest Country
  • Circle of Blue New Wind and Solar Sectors Won’t Solve China’s Water Scarcity
  • Circle of Blue Water Rights Transfers and High-Tech Power Plants Hold off Energy-Water Clash in Northern China
  • Circle of Blue Memo to Hu and Obama: Water and Energy Choke Points Merit Time at the China-U.S. Summit
  • Huffpost Green Choke Point: China — Escalating Confrontation Between Water Scarcity and Energy Demand Has Global Implications
  • The Globe and Mail The energy bridge to China

CPC_Environmental_Health_Institute

CPC_Flooding_Media

  • BBC News Asia-Pacific Troops in China blast a dam to release flood water
  • Bloomberg Three Gorges Dam Braces for Surge of Water on Yangtze as Floods Continue
  • Circle of Blue Flooding Tests Three Gorges Dam, Pollutes Songhua River in China
  • Cricle of Blue Flooding Inundates Southern China
  • Global Times China allocates 8 bln yuan to fight flooding of smaller rivers
  • Guardian.co.uk China flooding causes worst death toll in decade
  • Guardian.co.uk China devastated by floods
  • Irishtimes.com China halts shipping through Yangtze dam as water level rises
  • Reuters Floods cut water supply to 300,000 in NE China
  • Reuters Canada China to start draining dam that threatens city
  • Reuters US China says waters on North Korean border surge

CPC_Green_Energy_Institute

CPC_Green_Energy_Media

  • Business Green China aims to increase hydropower 50 per cent by 2015
  • Circle of Blue China Looks to Increase Hydropower to Meet Clean Energy Goals
  • Economic Observer Making Up for Lost Time: China’s Hydropower Push
  • Green Prophet Israel’s IDE Uses Waste Heat in China for “Greener” Desalinated Water
  • Impact Lab China’s New Method to Mass Produce Light Water
  • Reuters U.S. brings green power execs to red China
  • The Thrid Pole Cascade effect
  • World Watch Beyond the Numbers: A Closer Look at China’s Wind Power Success
  • Xinhua News Agency China invites tenders for first solar thermal power project

CPC_Karst

  • Circle of Blue Hidden Waters, Dragons in the Deep: The Freshwater Crisis in China’s Karst Regions
  • Circle of Blue Karst Landscapes in China, Across the Continents
  • Circle of Blue Hidden Waters, Dragons in the Deep: The Freshwater Crisis in China’s Karst Regions
  • Circle of Blue ‘Romeo and Juliet’ of China Captured in Karst
  • Circle of Blue Karst Landscapes in China, Across the Continents
  • Circle of Blue China Karst | Slideshow

CPC_Media

  • Circle of Blue Memo to Hu and Obama: Water and Energy Choke Points Merit Time at the China-U.S. Summit
  • CSRWire Choke Point: China – Confronting Water Scarcity and Energy Demand in the World’s Fastest Growing Industrial Economy
  • CSRWire A Dry and Anxious North Awaits China’s Giant Water Transport Scheme
  • Guardian.co.uk Canada looks to China to exploit oil sands rejected by US
  • Inter Press Service News Agency China Goes for Friendly Giant Role in Mekong
  • The Daily Dish Chinas Water Problem (Febuary 2011)
  • Xinhua News Agency China to undertake first inland underwater archaeology project

CPC_Policy_Institute

CPC_Policy_Media

CPC_Statistics

CPC_Urban_Development_Institute

CPC_Urban_Development_Media

CPC_Water_Pollution_Institute

CPC_Water_Pollution_Media

  • Circle of Blue WaterViews | China
  • Circle of Blue China’s Dirty Water Leads to Protests, Some Reform
  • Circle of Blue China’s Oil Spill Threatens International Waters
  • Circle of Blue Flooding Tests Three Gorges Dam, Pollutes Songhua River in China
  • Circle of Blue Tracing Kunming, China’s Freshwater Hazards
  • Greenpeace The dirty secret behind jeans and bras
  • Greenpeace The dirty secret behind jeans and bras
  • Guardian.co.uk China launches armada to head off algae plume
  • Guardian.co.uk China’s worst-ever oil spill threatens wildlife as volunteers assist in clean-up
  • Latest China/ China News Oil spill pollutes tributary of China’s Yellow River
  • Reuters Three Gorges pollution prevention stalled
  • Reuters China’s environmental protection agency has vowed to curb heavy metal pollution in a bid to cut widespread industrial contaminants like lead that have poisoned children and sparked protests.
  • Reuters Africa Pollution makes quarter of China water unusable-ministry
  • Reuters US China’s Zijin fined $1.4 million for toxic leaks
  • Reuters.co.uk Pollution means China’s thirst can’t be quenched – no matter what is spent
  • Terra Daily Mountains of trash fished from China’s Three Gorges Dam
  • The Australian Spill puts China water supplies at risk
  • Tree Hugger How Electronics Companies Can Slow China’s Water Pollution
  • Treehugger How Electronics Companies Can Slow China’s Water Pollution

CPC_Water_Scarcity_Media

CPC_Water_Transfer_Institute

CPC_Water_Transfer_Media

CPIndia_Academia

CPIndia_Government

  • Energy Statistics This publication titled “Energy Statistics 2012”, is brought out every year by Central Statistics Office (CSO) and the present one is 19th in the series. The publication contains the latest data available in respect of different energy sources, with d
  • Grain and Feed Anuual: New Delhi, India USDA Gain Report containing assessments of commodity and trade issues in India (February 23, 2012)
  • India Wind Energy Outlook Besides providing an overview of wind energy potential, manufacturing and investment prospects; the report provides insights into the challenges ahead, offering suggestions for overcoming hurdles to enable the domestic wind power sector to advance within
  • Irrigation and Water Resources From the India Infrastructure Report, outlining achievements and challenges of irrigation in India. (2007)
  • Twelfth Five Year Plan 2012-2017 Economic Sectors (2013)

CPIndia_Institute

CPIndia_Media

Desalination

  • Design Technology & Irrigation ltd DTI-r has “developed a subsurface Irrigation technology which allows the use of brackish / salted water without the need for either expensive purification or fine filtering before irrigating plants / crops and trees.”
  • International Desalination Association The leading global organization dedicated to desalination, desalination technology and water reuse. With more than 2,000 members from 58 countries, IDA is the hub of expertise, news and information, and professional development for the worldwide desalinat

Economics

Education

  • Global Rivers Environmental Education Network (GREEN) Improves education through a global network that promotes watershed sustainability. It is a resource to schools and communities that wish to study their watershed and work to improve their quality of life.
  • Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA) Climb aboard the schooner Inland Seas for science field trips and shipboard learning programs. This floating classroom offers hands-on science training and experience in the Great Lakes ecosystem for all ages.

Energy-Government

For-Profit

  • Celsias Celsias.com helps individuals, companies and organisations do practical things to combat climate change.
  • Design Technology & Irrigation ltd DTI-r has “developed a subsurface Irrigation technology which allows the use of brackish / salted water without the need for either expensive purification or fine filtering before irrigating plants / crops and trees.”

GL Asian Carp

GL Water & Energy

Global Water News

  • AWWA – Streamlines Water news, advancements, and practice — consolidating MainStream and Waterweek
  • Brown and Caldwell Water News Brown and Caldwell Water News bring the latest online water-related stories to your desktop, laptop or smart phone.
  • Circle of Blue Twitter Feed A complete micro-news feed with links to relevant water stories from around the world.
  • Earthweek – A Diary of the Planet
  • Global Water Network The Global Water Network is a comprehensive resource to raise awareness about water issues and to raise funds to help build water and sanitation projects where they are needed most.
  • Google Directory – Science > Environment > Water Resources
  • Google News: Water Daily Water News from Google
  • International Association of Environmental Hydrology The International Association for Environmental Hydrology is a worldwide association for hydrology and the environment, dedicated to cleanup of fresh water resources. IAEH publishes the Journal of Environmental Hydrology, Hydrology News, and the HydroKit
  • Qiosk Waste Water News WaterQiosk, is a resource for Water and Waste Water professionals that aggregates news and magazine content from every major Water and Waste Water industry publication.
  • Qiosk Water News WaterQiosk, is a resource for Water and Waste Water professionals that aggregates news and magazine content from every major Water and Waste Water industry publication.
  • Reuters: Water Reuters Daily Water News
  • The World’s Water Worldwater.org is dedicated to providing information and resources to help protect and preserve freshwater around the globe.
  • UNEP Report – Global Environmental Outlook 5
  • United Nations — Climate Change: Coping with the Humanitarian Impact We the peoples of the United Nations determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and * to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of
  • US Water News Home Page
  • Water Information Center Its purpose is to assist the work of water scientists, engineers, managers, policymakers, and students throughout the world. Our mission is to share our body of work in the field of water science and technology to be as helpful as possible to those abroad
  • Water Technology Water Technology provides the latest in news, views and project information from the water industry internationally, covering industrial and municipal wastewater treatment and water supply and transmission.
  • Water World Newsletter From the editors of WaterWorld, Industrial WaterWorld, and Water & Wastewater International
  • WaterWebster The mission of WaterWebster.org is to provide safe drinking water and wastewater news, research and information free of charge to anyone who needs it, anywhere in the world.
  • WaterWorld
  • World Water Day Website The United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March of each year as the World Day for Water by adopting a resolution.
  • World Water Organization The World Water Organization (WWO) is a not-for-profit institution made up of concerned people from international organizations, governments, NGOs, academic institutions, and corporations – a multifaceted global movement that stimulates substantive disc

Government / Government Agencies

  • Bureau of Reclamation: Water Operations Established in 1902, the Bureau of Reclamation is best known for the dams, powerplants, and canals it constructed in the 17 western states.
  • CIA – The World Factbook
  • NASA Images Since its inception in 1958, NASA has accomplished many great scientific and technological feats in air and space. NASA technology also has been adapted for many nonaerospace uses by the private sector.
  • U.S. Geological Survey As an unbiased, multi-disciplinary science organization that focuses on biology, geography, geology, geospatial information, and water, we are dedicated to the timely, relevant, and impartial study of the landscape, our natural resources, and the natural
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency EPA’s mission is to protect human health and the environment.
  • Water Law Summaries

Himalayas

Himalayas-Regional News

Himalyas-Reports

Hydropower-Government

Hydropower-Institutions

Hydropower-Media

Links

Natural Gas-Academic

Natural Gas-Government

Natural Gas-Institutions

Natural Gas-Media

Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)

  • Carbon Disclosure Project The Carbon Disclosure Project is an independent not-for-profit organization holding the largest database of primary corporate climate change information in the world.
  • Center for Strategic & International Studies CSIS provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society.
  • LAUNCH.org Launch is a global initiative to identify and support the innovative work poised to contribute to a sustainable future and excellerate solutions to meet urgent challenges facing our society.
  • United Nations — Climate Change: Coping with the Humanitarian Impact We the peoples of the United Nations determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and * to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of
  • World Water Day Website The United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March of each year as the World Day for Water by adopting a resolution.

Oil - Institutions

Oil - Media

Oil- Academic

Oil-Government

Reign of Sand

Reign of Sand-Regional News

Reign of Sand-Reports

Renewable Energy

  • International Hydropower Association The International Hydropower Association (IHA) addresses the role of hydropower in meeting the world’s growing water and energy needs as a clean, renewable and sustainable technology.
  • Pacific Institute: Topics – Global Water Crisis The Pacific Institute envisions a world where the basic needs of all people are met, where resources are managed sustainably and the natural world protected, and where conflicts over resources are resolved in a peaceful and democratic fashion.

Research Centers

  • Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystems Research (CILER) A NOAA / University of Michigan collaborative Institute. Research themes cover a diverse area of disciplines focused around the overall goal of improving understanding and management of the Great Lakes through ecosystem-based research.
  • Great Lakes Fishery Commission The GLFC coordinates programs of research on the Great Lakes and recommends measures which will permit the maximum sustained productivity of Great Lakes fish.
  • Great Lakes Science Center The U.S. Geological Survey’s Great Lakes Science Center was founded in 1927 and continues to provide scientific information for the sound management of Great Lakes fish populations and other important natural resources in the basin.
  • International Association for Great Lakes Research IAGLR is a scientific organization made up of researchers studying the Laurentian Great Lakes and other large lakes of the world, as well as those with an interest in such research.
  • NOAA National Data Buoy Center NDBC provides comprehensive, reliable systems and marine observations to support the missions of the National Weather Service (NWS) and NOAA, promote public safety, and satisfy the future needs of our customers.
  • Northeast-Midwest Institute The Institute is a policy research center providing staff support to the House and Senate Great Lakes Task Forces. Policy research focuses on invasive species, ecosystem restoration, island conservation, water management, brownfield redevelopment, economi
  • Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute Promotes public understanding of the complex relationships between natural and cultural environments in the Lake Superior basin and assists in developing workable solutions to regional environmental problems.
  • US National Research Council Report – Research Universities and the Future of America: Ten Breakthrough Actions Vital to Our Nation’s Prosperity and Security (2012)

Research | Journalism

  • Aquafornia Aquafornia’s mission is to educate readers about the complex and often controversial issues surrounding water in California.
  • Carbon Disclosure Project The Carbon Disclosure Project is an independent not-for-profit organization holding the largest database of primary corporate climate change information in the world.
  • Circle of Blue Twitter Feed A complete micro-news feed with links to relevant water stories from around the world.
  • Global Water Network The Global Water Network is a comprehensive resource to raise awareness about water issues and to raise funds to help build water and sanitation projects where they are needed most.
  • Global Water Partnership Integrated Urban Water Management
  • Google Directory – Science > Environment > Water Resources
  • International Association of Environmental Hydrology The International Association for Environmental Hydrology is a worldwide association for hydrology and the environment, dedicated to cleanup of fresh water resources. IAEH publishes the Journal of Environmental Hydrology, Hydrology News, and the HydroKit
  • International Desalination Association The leading global organization dedicated to desalination, desalination technology and water reuse. With more than 2,000 members from 58 countries, IDA is the hub of expertise, news and information, and professional development for the worldwide desalinat
  • International Rivers Infrastructure for Whom? A critique of the Infrastructure strategies of the Group of 20 and the World Bank (2012)
  • LAUNCH.org Launch is a global initiative to identify and support the innovative work poised to contribute to a sustainable future and excellerate solutions to meet urgent challenges facing our society.
  • McKinsey Global Institute Resource revolution: Meeting the world’s energy, materials, food, and water needs (2011)
  • NASA Images Since its inception in 1958, NASA has accomplished many great scientific and technological feats in air and space. NASA technology also has been adapted for many nonaerospace uses by the private sector.
  • National Water Research Institute NWRI was established in 1991 to address water supply and quality challenges facing our nation through cooperative research efforts. Our mission is to create new sources of water through research and technology and to protect the freshwater and marine envi
  • Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Water Quality and Agriculture: Meeting the Policy Challenge (2012)
  • Pacific Institute: Topics – Global Water Crisis The Pacific Institute envisions a world where the basic needs of all people are met, where resources are managed sustainably and the natural world protected, and where conflicts over resources are resolved in a peaceful and democratic fashion.
  • Rachel Carson Center On Water: Perceptions, Politics, Perils (2012)
  • SAHRA News Watch Research, News Aggregate Site
  • Society of Environmental Journalists – resources The Society of Environmental Journalist’s archive of more than 1,500 environmental web links
  • The World’s Water Worldwater.org is dedicated to providing information and resources to help protect and preserve freshwater around the globe.
  • UNESCO Climate Change, Water Stress, Conflict, and Migration (2011)
  • United Nations — Climate Change: Coping with the Humanitarian Impact We the peoples of the United Nations determined to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, and * to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of
  • Water World Newsletter From the editors of WaterWorld, Industrial WaterWorld, and Water & Wastewater International
  • WaterPolicy.net The Committee for a National Water Policy is a network of public officials officials, policy advocates, research scientists, and supporters of a comprehensive integrated water policy for the United States.
  • World Water Organization The World Water Organization (WWO) is a not-for-profit institution made up of concerned people from international organizations, governments, NGOs, academic institutions, and corporations – a multifaceted global movement that stimulates substantive disc

Rio+20_Academia

Rio+20_Government

Rio+20_Institutes

Science

  • Circle of Blue Twitter Feed A complete micro-news feed with links to relevant water stories from around the world.
  • International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) Formation of Glacial Lakes in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas and GLOF Risk Assessment.
  • International Hydropower Association The International Hydropower Association (IHA) addresses the role of hydropower in meeting the world’s growing water and energy needs as a clean, renewable and sustainable technology.
  • LAUNCH.org Launch is a global initiative to identify and support the innovative work poised to contribute to a sustainable future and excellerate solutions to meet urgent challenges facing our society.
  • US National Academy of Sciences The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private, non-profit society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research.
  • World Water Day Website The United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March of each year as the World Day for Water by adopting a resolution.

Social Media

Solar - Institutions

Solar-Academic

Solar-Government

Solar-Media

Tar Sands - Academic

Tar Sands-Government

Tar Sands-Institutions

Tar Sands-Media

  • Center For American Progress What Happens in Canada Doesn’t Stay In Canada: Tar Sands Debate Has Implications for the United States (April 12, 2010)
  • Climate and Capitalism The Facts About The Alberta Tar Sands (March 7, 2009)
  • CorpWatch The Enbridge Oil Sands Gamble (December 14, 2009)
  • Desmog Blog Top Ten Facts About The Alberta Tar Sands
  • Home Heating Oil Unconventional Oil Reserves in and Around the U.S. (August 6, 2009)
  • Solve Climate Athabasca South? Activity Hints at Tar Sands Development in Utah (March 30, 2010)
  • The New York Times Unconventional Oil on the March (October 15, 2008)
  • The New Yorker Unconventional Crude: Canada’s Synthetic-fuels Boom (November 12, 2007)
  • The Oil Drum Unconventional Oil: Tar Sands and Shale Oil (April 15, 2008)

Thermo-Academic

Thermo-Government

Thermo-Institutions

Thermo-Media

  • Climate Progress The Secret to Low-water-use, High-efficiency Concentrating Solar Power (April 29, 2009)
  • Global Water Intel Power Plants Continue to Suck US Dry (Vol 10, Issue 11, November 2009)
  • High Country News Water Fallout: Utah’s First Nuclear Plant Won’t Float Without Water rRghts (March 1, 2010)
  • The Wall Street Journal Water Worries Shape Local Energy Decisions: Scarcity Forces Electricity Companies to Rethink Power-Plant Plans, Providing an Opening for Renewable Sources (March 26, 2009)

U.S. Federal Agencies

U.S. Politics

  • Aquafornia Aquafornia’s mission is to educate readers about the complex and often controversial issues surrounding water in California.
  • AWWA – Streamlines Water news, advancements, and practice — consolidating MainStream and Waterweek
  • Bureau of Reclamation: Water Operations Established in 1902, the Bureau of Reclamation is best known for the dams, powerplants, and canals it constructed in the 17 western states.
  • Pacific Institute: Topics – Global Water Crisis The Pacific Institute envisions a world where the basic needs of all people are met, where resources are managed sustainably and the natural world protected, and where conflicts over resources are resolved in a peaceful and democratic fashion.
  • U.S. Geological Survey As an unbiased, multi-disciplinary science organization that focuses on biology, geography, geology, geospatial information, and water, we are dedicated to the timely, relevant, and impartial study of the landscape, our natural resources, and the natural
  • U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources U.S. Legislative Body
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency EPA’s mission is to protect human health and the environment.
  • Water Law Summaries
  • WaterPolicy.net The Committee for a National Water Policy is a network of public officials officials, policy advocates, research scientists, and supporters of a comprehensive integrated water policy for the United States.

Water and Agriculture-Institutions

  • Global Water Partnership Groundwater Resources and Irrigated Agriculture – making a beneficial relation more sustainable

Water and Energy- Academic

Water and Energy-Government

Water and Energy-Institutions

Water and Energy-Media

Water Blogs

  • Aguanomics Blog about the economics of water
  • Aquafornia Aquafornia’s mission is to educate readers about the complex and often controversial issues surrounding water in California.
  • Celsias Celsias.com helps individuals, companies and organisations do practical things to combat climate change.
  • Center for Strategic & International Studies CSIS provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decision makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society.
  • Circle of Blue Twitter Feed A complete micro-news feed with links to relevant water stories from around the world.
  • Desertification All about drought, desertification and poverty in the drylands
  • Google Directory – Science > Environment > Water Resources
  • Pacific Institute: Topics – Global Water Crisis The Pacific Institute envisions a world where the basic needs of all people are met, where resources are managed sustainably and the natural world protected, and where conflicts over resources are resolved in a peaceful and democratic fashion.
  • Qiosk Waste Water News WaterQiosk, is a resource for Water and Waste Water professionals that aggregates news and magazine content from every major Water and Waste Water industry publication.
  • Qiosk Water News WaterQiosk, is a resource for Water and Waste Water professionals that aggregates news and magazine content from every major Water and Waste Water industry publication.
  • WaterWired All things fresh water: news, analysis, humor, and commentary from Michael E. ‘Aquadoc’ Campana, hydrogeologist, hydrophilanthropist, Professor of Geosciences at Oregon State University, and founder and president of the nonprofit Ann Campana Judge Foundat
  • World Water Organization The World Water Organization (WWO) is a not-for-profit institution made up of concerned people from international organizations, governments, NGOs, academic institutions, and corporations – a multifaceted global movement that stimulates substantive disc

Water Pricing

Water-Government

Water-Institutions

Wind-Government

Wind-Institutions

  • Great Lakes Commission State and Provincial Land-Based Wind Farm Sitting Policy in the Great Lakes Region: Summary and Analysis (2010)

World Water Week 2011 Reports & Presentations

World Water Week 2012 Reports

Special Reports

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  •    Reign of Sand

  •    Himalayas Melting

  •    Tehuacan

  •    China Karst

  •    WaterViews

  •    Asian Carp

  •    Biggest Dry

  •    Patagonia