In the News

Posts

Water: Tapping a Strained Supply

/
"Water is the axis issue that intersects the world’s greatest challenges, from health, poverty and security to climate, immigration and environment, even financial and commodities markets," said J. Carl Ganter, director of Circle of Blue, a network of journalists and scholars concerned with water issues worldwide. "We’re just beginning to grasp the stresses on our world’s water supplies."

Vanity Fair - The Green Issue

/
Circle of Blue named one of 24 "worthy sites."

Vanity Fair - The Green Issue

/
Reported by: Vanity Fair Circle of Blue named one of 24 "worthy…

WASHINGTON D.C. - The Army Corps of Engineers is proposing a new Southeast water-sharing plan to expand storage in upstream lakes and lower river flows into Apalachicola Bay, Fla. The corps acknowledged that the action was likely to harm threatened species. Read More here. Source : The New York Times

/
Reported by: Vanity Fair Circle of Blue named one of 24 "worthy…

Aspen Environment Forum

/
Aspen Environment Forum opening plenary session featuring Circle of Blue’s J. Carl Ganter Opening Plenary Session speakers J. Carl Ganter of Circle of Blue and David Malakoff of NPR discuss big ideas in the world of natural resources and climate change.

Aspen Environment Forum

/
Aspen Institute and National Geographic magazine websites offer insight from Forum participantsClips available to the public already include urban environmental activist Majora Carter; Earth Policy Institute Founder Lester Brown; J. Carl Ganter of Circle of Blue; David Malakoff of NPR; Colorado Gov. William Ritter; and Tim Appenzeller, executive editor of National Geographic, interviewing Harvard University’s E.O. Wilson.

China Faces Reign of Sand: Circle of Blue Reports on Inner Mongolia's Expanding Desert

/
INNER MONGOLIA, CHINA – Furious dust and sandstorms from Inner Mongolia cripple airports, darken skies, and choke millions of people across East Asia every spring. According to "Reign of Sand," the new multimedia report from Circle of Blue, the storms are growing in intensity and frequency, and the primary causes are deepening drought in northern China and the mismanagement of the largest grasslands on earth.

KFBK

/
Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider tells Sacramento’s…

National Public Radio | On the Media

/
How do you raise the profile of a devastating Nebraska drought? Give it a name, like David? Carl Ganter, of the non-profit group Circle of Blue, says that as climate change increases the threat of droughts, we need new stories and images to raise awarene

Global Crisis Hits Home with U.S. Water Shortages

/
TRAVERSE CITY, MI – The emergence of drought in Georgia, dwindling Great Lakes levels, and the fierce competition for water in the American West are part of a complex, urgent water crisis unfolding across the globe.

American Photography | "Heroes in Photography"

/
Reported by: American Photography Circle of Blue "Diving Destiny"…