Entries by J. Carl Ganter

Photo Slideshow: Irrigating Northeastern China’s Breadbasket

The northeast region of China, including Heilongjiang, Liaoning and Jilin provinces, is among the world’s most important breadbaskets. Earlier this year, as Circle of Blue reported in this Choke Point: China article, China’s central government announced a five-year, $US 6.3 billion program to rebuild and expand irrigation networks in Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning, and eastern Inner […]

Flashbacks to the Future

Circle of Blue director J. Carl Ganter visits his former high school and gets hope for the future. Photo courtesy of Live Fresh Live Fresh: A project by Traverse City Central High School’s Junior Achievement Class. Yesterday morning, I spoke to a group of entrepreneurial students at Traverse City Central High School. Coincidentally, we were […]

David Wilcox: World Water Week — Negotiating the Non-Negotiable

Social innovation/entrepreneur expert David Wilcox writes for CSR Wire: During 2011, Circle of Blue has collaborated with the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars to report on energy demand and water supply in China. Their extensive coverage and reporting included over a dozen presentations of the results in China. The […]

Ball State and Circle of Blue: Students Produce Compelling News Graphics

Ball State University reports on the ongoing collaboration with Circle of Blue: Kelly Shea, ’11, strives to make hope visible. The journalism graphics major led a team of Ball State students to develop information graphics for global news organization Circle of Blue, a consortium of leading journalists, design experts, and scientists dedicated to chronicling the […]