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Dakota Access Pipeline protests temporarily shut down work last week. Native Americans from several different nations are voicing serious concerns about how this pipeline threatens the safety of their drinking water.
The Flint Water Crisis is far from over. It’s going to take time, money, and dedication to undo the damage done to this Michigan town. The people of Flint need all of us to stand up for their rights.
What was our water situation like before the Clean Water Act?
New technology from Bangalore promises clean drinking water by drawing moisture from the air. Rain Tunnel Technology, invented by Dr Rajah Vijay Kumar, Chief Scientific Officer at the De Scalene Research Organization, will soon be available for both commercial and household use.
With water shortages impacting populations worldwide, finding portable, affordable ways to produce clean drinking water is more important than ever. A new desalinization chip could be part of the solution.
The measuring cup pictured above ruled my life yesterday. I measured every drop of water for cooking, cleaning, and drinking for the #4Liters Challenge.
We live in an age of screens. At work, many of us stare at a computer screen all day, then head home to watch television. In between, our eyes are glued to our smartphones as we check email, play Words with Friends (guilty!), and text our besties. All of that screen time can’t be healthy, and Giorgio Armani is challenging us to step away from our smartphones for just 10 minutes. In exchange, he will give a child in need a day’s worth of clean water.
Coca Cola is a major sponsor in this year’s summer Olympics in London, but soft drinks and wasteful bottled water aren’t the only options for thirsty attendees and athletes.
We’ve talked here before about the water crisis and how we take our supply of clean, safe drinking water for granted. This video from Charity: Water really hammers the point home.
We’ve talked about water around here before, but I don’t think it ever hurts to take a look at our water system again. If you’re reading this site, chances are that you’re fortunate enough to have ready access to clean, safe drinking water. Many folks aren’t so lucky. With the recent news about cuts to water infrastructure here in the U.S. as part of the 2012 federal budget, World Water Day couldn’t have come at a better time.
Justin Bieber recently turned his 17th birthday (March 1) into a fundraiser, by putting a call out to his fans asking for donations to charity: water, an organization that provides clean drinking water to developing nations. Justin’s fundraising goal was $17,000, but with the help of young fans everywhere, they were able to raise over $45,000 […]
Natural gas gets a lot of buzz these days as a clean alternative to oil. Unfortunately, while it may be a clean-burning fuel, a popular new extraction method is causing horrible water pollution in areas near drill sites. Residents in areas near fracking sites have been able to set their tap water on fire. The […]