Tag: water crisis

Water Stewardship, Business Leadership

Written by | July 19th, 2013

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The world’s water crisis isn’t actually about water, says the Conservancy’s Global Freshwater Director. The crisis is really about us and our capacity to invest and manage water for the long term.

Massive Water Main Break Underscores Water Challenges – and Solutions

Written by | March 22nd, 2013

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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.

The Green Buzz: Friday, March 22

Written by | March 22nd, 2013

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Happy World Water Day! We’re bringing you some green news with a splash of water news, too.

  1. Research reveals a giant squid is a giant squid is a giant squid. (Wired)
  2. How the water crisis is a women’s, kids’ and hunger issue. (Huffington Post Green)
  3. Are Africa “land grabs” really “water grabs”? (CNN)
  4. 5 ways we can lessen our water use this World Water Day. (Mother Nature Network)
  5. You know those mass extinctions 135 million years ago? Blame the volcanoes. (National Geographic)

Cool Green Morning: Friday, October 15

Written by | October 15th, 2010

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It’s Blog Action Day 2010! More than 4,600 blogs from 134 countries are looking to spark a global discussion about this year’s topic, water. We’ll have a post by Jeff Opperman, the Conservancy’s senior advisor for sustainable hydropower, later today. For now, here are some water stories that caught our eye this morning.

  1. See 5 facts about what you might not know, but you should. (Blog Action Day)
  2. Here are 5 simple ways to conserve water. (Mashable)
  3. Is the U.S. already past the point of peak water? (Treehugger)
  4. Senator John Kerry explains why it’s clear there is a worldwide water crisis. (Change.org)
  5. Check out this roundup of cool water-themed apps. (Mobiletuts+)
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