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Cyrus Buffum
Cyrus Buffum is the founder and executive director of Charleston Waterkeeper -- the Charleston, SC-based organization whose mission is to protect, promote, and restore the quality of Charleston's waterways while creating a more informed and engaged public through education, outreach, and celebration of our collective right to clean water. Cyrus and his team employ data-driven programs to identify water pollution issues and work to build long-term, pragmatic solutions to discovered threats.
In 2010, GQ selected Buffum as one of the top five finalists of its “Better Men Better World” search for his commitment and dedication in establishing Charleston Waterkeeper. He holds a degree in physics from the College of Charleston and was named the Young Alumnus of the Year in 2011.

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Shining a Spotlight on Water Defenders

(6) Comments | Posted March 22, 2014 | 3:51 PM

For too long, we have paid little attention to our planet's most crucial natural resource: water. Sadly, most of what we hear is not great news -- massive contaminations, scarcity, areas of high stress and more. This isn't exactly reassuring when you consider that water is a precious resource on...

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