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Film Review: 'Divide in Concord' Details Revolution of America’s First Bottled Water Ban

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Photo courtesy of Kris Kaczor / 750 ProductionsJean Hill fought…

Q & A: Julene Bair, Author of The Ogallala Road

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Fancy machinery and irrigation systems that pull millions of…
Photographer Norbert Schiller on the Nile River Basin

Q&A: Photographer Norbert Schiller on the Nile River Basin

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In reporting on the Nile River Basin, Circle of Blue spoke with Norbert Schiller, a journalist and photographer with more than 25 years of experience covering the Middle East and Africa. He is currently a columnist for Mint Press News.
Just before sunrise, New York City’s skyline is reflected in the Hudson River. The world has roughly 30 megacities, including New York, which is one of two in the United States — Los Angeles being the other. Megacities are defined as metropolitan areas with populations that are greater than 10 million.

No Water, No Cities: A Review of "The Human Scale" at the Traverse City Film Festival

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Danish documentary explores the beating human heart of cities but fails to examine water in the urban landscape.
Om Prakash

Photo Slideshow and Q&A: Om Prakash Singh Documents the Perception and Harsh Realities of Water and Sanitation in Delhi, India

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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

Q & A: Charles Fishman on The Big Thirst

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Our guest today is Charles Fishman, an award winning investigative journalist and author of the best selling book "The Wal-Mart Effect." We caught up with Fishman during his tour for "The Big Thirst," his latest book focusing on water issues around the world.
FRESHWATER WITHDRAWAL TREE MAPS

Infographic: Tree Map of Freshwater Withdrawal by Country — A Comparison Between Continents

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Does the population of a country affects to its freshwater withdrawal? and its geographic location? Are there differences between Continents? and within them? How the availability of freshwater is spread around the economic sectors?
First Water Era Human Civilization

Infographic: Three Eras of Water — The History of the Relationship Between Civilization and Nature

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The infographic portrays the evolution of water technology, including its immediate successes of human progress and the disadvantages of that progress. Based on an essay by Peter Gleick, the scientific, social, and historical findings are translated into this piece, putting those patterns in a contemporary light.
World's Population

Infographic: World’s Population with Access to Safe Drinking Water

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Entry in the 2011 Urban Water Design Challenge, sponsored by…
Water Consumption and Use 120 Urbanizing Countries

Infographic: Breakdown of Water Consumption and Use in Fastest-Urbanizing Countries

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The relative water consumption per capita, percent usage of available freshwater in each country, and the respective breakdowns of use in agricultural, municipal, and industrial sectors are shown for the 120 fastest-urbanizing countries.
Urban Water Access 2011

Infographic: Urban Areas vs. Water Access Global Map

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This is a global overview of the water access (as a percentage of population) and of the urban factor.
Access to Safe Water: Global Clean Water Supply by Countries

Infographic: Access to Safe Water—Countries Where Less Than 50 Percent Have Access

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Global clean water supply by countries those less than 50% of the population can reach, and its facts, based on WHO and Pacific Institute 2004 reports.