The Janadesar village in the arid Marwar Region of India teamed up with the Jal Bahagirathi Foundation on World Toilet Day
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Join Circle of Blue, the China Environment Forum and Western Kentucky University for Hidden Waters, Dragons in the Deep, a special discussion and photography exhibit opening at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars on January 20 in Washington. Following the footsteps of centuries of scholarship within China, scientists around the world are studying China’s complex karst landscape, working to empower local populations to gain access to water that flows in giant rivers unseen beneath the ground. Presented with support from USAID. RSVP here.
Water weaves through history, giving rise to conflict, collapses and creation in civilizations. In his latest book, WATER: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization, economic journalist Steven Solomon examines the economic and social relationship between people and water.
Global water demand will grow at an accelerated rate — from 4,500 billion meters cubed to 6,900 billion cubed — by 2030 increasing the water gap.
Area nearly the size of France purchased, leased for food production around the world. Africa, South America, parts of Europe targeted by cash-rich, food-poor nations
Qatar furthers the trend of Gulf Arab Countries off-shoring their agricultural production to secure food supplies for its citizens and other populations in the Middle East and Northern Africa.
Qatar’s Hassad Foods signed a deal last week, worth potentially $1 billion, to develop 20,000 acres of land in northern Sudan, Reuters reports. Cultivation could expand to 250,000 acres.
U.S. Geological Survey’s newest five-year report (2000-2005) reveals positive trends and potential problems for U.S. water use.
Oklahoma’s lawsuit against 11 poultry companies, including Tyson Food Inc., continues to take interesting twist and turns in court as more witnesses testify. Poultry companies have claimed that Oklahoma state officials took too long to file suit about alleged water pollution from bird waste, The Associated Press (AP) reported last week.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez urged citizens to cutback on showering time as the country’s electric and water supply problems mount.
A study released last week might convince you to ditch the chocolate and replace emotional eating with emotional drinking, of water that is.
After 11 weeks in court, a federal jury has found ExxonMobil liable for polluting six public drinking wells in southeastern Queens.
Jordan’s government is making its own plans to rejuvenate the shrinking Dead Sea with salt water from the Red Sea