Entries by Circle of Blue

Infographic: A Drought and Water Policy Timeline for Georgia

It is not clear whether any of the new policy, planning, and supply initiatives are making a difference. Georgia’s latest deep drought is not only challenging the resolve of state residents, it is also testing measures that Georgia has taken since a devastating dry spell in 2007, including new laws, a new planning process, and […]

Photo Slideshow: Great Lakes Pollution, Ed Wargin’s Fresh Coast Project

The Fresh Coast Project, an ambitious 10-year, around-the-lakes journey that captures the Great Lakes on film, was created by photographer Ed Wargin to visualize the lakes and streams as one stunning, connected, living story. But Wargin captures the good with the bad, in this series of exclusive photos showing the pollution he found during his travels.

Photo Slideshow: Great Lakes Beauty, Ed Wargin’s Fresh Coast Project

The Fresh Coast Project, an ambitious 10-year, around-the-lakes journey that captures the Great Lakes on film, was created by photographer Ed Wargin to visualize the lakes and streams as one stunning, connected, living story.

Michigan Senator Carl Levin Recognizes J. Carl Ganter for Rockefeller Innovation Award

On Tuesday, July 10, 2012, Michigan Senator Carl Levin recognized Circle of Blue founder and director J. Carl Ganter for his recent innovation award from the Rockefeller Foundation. Photo courtesy of www.levin.senate.gov Michigan Senator Carl Levin recognizes J. Carl Ganter. Mr. President, I extend a hearty congratulations to J. Carl Ganter, director and founder of […]

Circle of Blue Receives Rockefeller Foundation Centennial Innovation Award

Circle of Blue founder J. Carl Ganter to accept award for new model that informs global decision-making about global water crisis “Innovation occurs when problems and potential solutions are reframed, re-imagined, or recombined.” — Dr. Judith Rodin, President, Rockefeller Foundation “A global shift and recalibration about how the world approaches and responds to its greatest challenges.” […]

Jay Famiglietti

Dr. Jay Famiglietti shows exactly how groundwater is depleted — from space. Working with data from the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) satellite system, Famiglietti studies significant changes to water levels in aquifers around the world. “We didn’t go into the satellite stuff thinking we would be tracking groundwater trends,” he says. “It’s just […]