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We need a mind shift this World Water Day; a transformation in how we think about and the approach we take to getting the message out to the world about water on this one day. And the shift is long overdue.

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Ned Breslin

Every time I see Mayor Mendoza, I am greeted by his warm smile and a firm hug. When I saw him yesterday, however, the mayor of the Honduran municipality of San Antonio de Cortes had something important he wanted to discuss, something that he had been thinking about since I had last seen him eight […]

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Tehuacan Video Essay

The Tehuacán Valley captures the tragedy and triumph of Mexico’s worst freshwater crisis in decades. In this video, meet Francisca Rosas Valencia, a leader who is working to better her community’s water future.

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For years, the state took as much water as it could from Lake Mead; now it plans to leave some in the reservoir.

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Hundreds have died in Colombian floods, as cooler sea temperatures affect regions around the Pacific; climate change seen as a possible cause.

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National delegations, in addition to interest groups, are pushing water higher on the climate agenda

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Peruvian asparagus and Costa Rican pineapples illustrate the threats global agribusiness poses to the environment.

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One of the reasons for the explosive growth in the sales of bottled water in the past two decades is the disappearance of public drinking water fountains.

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California’s latest proposed desert solar power plant could compromise desert habitat.

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Details of the ten worst oil spills in history by volume, date, location, and company damages.

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The oil spill from an oil rig explosion could be leaking oil at five times the rate previously assumed.

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Severe water scarcity is a daily reality for many in Mexico, particularly the people of Tehuacán Valley.

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The people who inhabit Tehuacán Valley in southeast Mexico humanize one of the greatest global crises.

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Brent Stirton is the senior staff photojournalist for Getty Images and his work from the front lines of the world’s conflicts and crises is seen regularly in major international magazines. He has a rare gift for expressing compassion through his lens. His drive to tell the critical yet complex global story of water has led to some of the most powerful imagery to date.

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Newsweek’s Latin America bureau chief and a top Getty photographer from South Africa were among the team that produced the content seen here.

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