Delhi Dispatch: Rice, Wheat, and Water Serve Up Equal Helpings of Punjab’s Wealth and Risk

Free power, water, fertilizer, and chemicals encourages abuse of resources for world’s number two rice and wheat producer.
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Delhi Dispatch: No Running Water But a Delhi Slum Hut Community Teems With Life

Squatter village defies the label of temporary.

Flashbacks to the Future

Circle of Blue director J. Carl Ganter visits his former high…
Dr. Subir Bhattacharjee in his laboratory at the University of Alberta

Q&A: Subir Bhattacharjee on the Geopolitics of Oil and Alberta’s Tar Sands

Subir Bhattacharjee — a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Alberta and one of Canada’s top water quality experts — tells Circle of Blue about the water cycle of the tar sands while he attends a high-level conference in Alberta, Canada.
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Photo Slideshow and Q&A: Om Prakash Singh Documents the Perception and Harsh Realities of Water and Sanitation in Delhi, India

Delhi reportedly has a high percentage of coverage for sanitation and water supply. But one photographer has 74,000 images spanning the last 10 years that challenge the perception of progress

Circle of Blue Director Appointed to World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Water Security

J. Carl Ganter is director of Circle of Blue, a global water…

Q&A: James G. Workman on the Bushmen’s Fight for Water Rights and 21st Century Hydro-Democracy

Workman says chances of the Botswanian government returning water rights to the Bushmen as 'pretty slim.'

Q&A: Thomas Bjelkeman-Pettersson Connecting Aid and Water Online at

Bjelkeman-Pettersson talked to Circle of Blue during the Tällberg Rework the World Conference in Sweden about sharing information to change the global direction on water and sanitation issues.

Q&A: Paul Saffo on the Future of Media and a New Era of Environmentalism

Paul Saffo is a man who lives in the future, and he maps and predicts society’s biggest transformations. Paul is a Futurist who teaches at Stanford University, and for the past 20 years has explored the dynamics of large-scale, long-term change.

Q&A : U.S. Congressman Dave Camp On Asian Carp

Circle of Blue talks with U.S. Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.) about fighting the Asian carp battle on the federal front.

Divining Destiny – Tehuacán, Mexico Field Team

Brent Stirton is the senior staff photojournalist for Getty Images and his work from the front lines of the world’s conflicts and crises is seen regularly in major international magazines. He has a rare gift for expressing compassion through his lens. His drive to tell the critical yet complex global story of water has led to some of the most powerful imagery to date.

Divining Destiny: Water Challenges in Mexico’s Tehuacán Valley

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