TIM: This Is Mongolia

Paved roads are still a rarity in this country, which is larger than Alaska and where 1.2 million people – 40 percent of the resident population – earn their keep herding livestock.

Flashbacks to the Future

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Circle of Blue director J. Carl Ganter visits his former high…

Ned Breslin: Not Everyone, Not Yet!

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It's not about access, it's about whether water flows.

Video: Water For People Strives To Reach Everyone Forever

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This month, Ned Breslin promos a creative video that explains his organization's innovative model for the WASH sector.
Soup and Sustenance in the Mountains of Bolivia

Ned Breslin: Soup and Sustenance in the Mountains of Bolivia

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Microloans and payment plans help the trickle-down economics of water infrastructure installation.

Film Review: Last Call at the Oasis

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A documentary film on the world’s water crisis opens this weekend.
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Ned Breslin: Navigating Public Toilets in the City, Begging for Change in the WASH Sector

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Sometimes, all it takes is a little outside-the-box thinking to make a difference, as Ned Breslin describes of a recent trip to Rwanda’s capitol.

Ned Breslin: Shifting Gears — Promoting Potential, Not Poverty, Is Positive Pledge for World Water Day

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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.

Ned Breslin: The Invisible Indian Indicator — On The Main Road and In Plain Sight

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From a recent trip to rural India, Ned Breslin describes that moment when staff and partners made the jump to Everyone, highlighting the difference between counting beneficiaries like sheep and finding a particular community that signified that the ambition of everyone had been reached.
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Peter Gleick: Mining California Groundwater - The Cadiz Project

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A private company, Cadiz Inc. (Cadiz), has revived plans to mine groundwater underlying land in the delicate Eastern Mojave Desert. This project revives fundamental questions about how we manage our precious water resources, and in particular, whether in the 21st century it is appropriate, or even necessary, to use renewable water resources in a nonrenewable and unsustainable way, for short-term profit.
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Ned Breslin: Lessons From Polio

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One of my best friends fell victim to polio as a child, as he describes in this Frontline story from PBS.
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Peter Gleick: Climate Change, Disbelief, and the Collision between Human and Geologic Time

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Geologic time scales are long – too long for the human mind to really comprehend. Over millions, and tens of millions, and hundreds of millions of years, the Earth has changed from something unrecognizable to the planet we see on maps, plastic globes, and photos from space.