Written by Mark Tercek | March 22nd, 2013
A massive water main break in Washington, DC — coming just hours before World Water Day — serves as a stark reminder of the importance of investing more in our water supply infrastructure.
Written by Giulio Boccaletti | March 21st, 2013
In a world of seven billion people – with three billion new consumers coming on stage by 2030 – finding a more effective model for water will require a suite of solutions. And nature is the common thread.
Written by Kari Vigerstol | March 15th, 2013
It’s not going to be easy to solve all the current and future difficulties facing water users of Kenya’s Upper Tana River Basin, but a new water fund will provide a solid start in the right direction.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | March 1st, 2013
The Conservancy is raising awareness of how much water we really use in our daily lives, culminating in a celebration of World Water Day on March 22. Help us spread the word!
Written by Mark Tercek | February 14th, 2013
More than 1 billion people face daily water shortages, and within the next 20 years, more than half the world’s population could face water shortages. Our CEO sits down with the new Global Freshwater Program Director to find out where to go from here.
Written by Jeff Opperman | January 29th, 2013
Get the skinny on mischievous monkeys, freshwater dolphins and travel in Southeast Asia from Conservancy scientist Jeff Opperman’s two children, who recently returned from a 1,500-mile journey down the Mekong River.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | January 29th, 2013
Written by Taylor Hawes | December 12th, 2012
A new study on the Colorado River Basin — the West’s most iconic river — could be a roadmap for how we can protect this freshwater ecosystem and still use its precious water.
Written by Sanjayan | November 13th, 2012
A mountain of foam from a local creek consumed the road that Conservancy lead scientist, Sanjayan, was traveling on in Africa. With fresh water an increasingly important – and scarce – commodity, what can be done to protect it?
Written by Mark Tercek | August 10th, 2012
Protecting or restoring nature at places like Emiquon Preserve are smart investments that pay dividends for people now and for future generations.