Another reason why I believe clean water will be the first development goal we reach is that we can scale it. Once you have a drilling rig, you can use it all year long. Methods to bring clean water to one community can be used in the next.
Lead is a devastating toxin. It ravages the brain. Robs children of IQ points and brain function. And deprives our society of vast potential. It has cast a huge, destructive shadow across human civilization.
There was a time, not so long ago, when the oyster was poor man's subsistence food, cheap, available and plentiful, and eaten more often than not because one could not afford anything else.
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If you're a parent like me who loves to watch your child play in the local stream or lake, this information is infuriating and scary. The same goes if you're a wildlife lover, or some who just enjoys the outdoors and believes our waterways should remain safe and healthy.
In Louisville, Kentucky, sand and gravel filtration and hundreds of daily tests ensure that even water from the not-so-untouched Ohio River flows from taps sweet and clean.
Single-use plastic water bottles require the input of an incredible amount of energy that the everyday consumer can avoid while simultaneously getting their daily fill of H2O. So if we aren't drinking from plastic water bottles, where can we get our recommended daily amount of water?
This is reminiscent of his 180 on climate change too: going from a supporter of bold action to someone who has tried to kill essential domestic cuts on the carbon pollution at the heart of the problem.
Some consider Ecomagination a brand-makeover to solve a bad environmental reputation. Others call it a PR strategy. I believe Ecomagination is a best practice of how a brand can be a powerful driver of change.
by guest blogger Maya K. van Rossum, the Delaware Riverkeeper Across the nation, communities are standing up for their rights to p...
Whatever type of work you do, we all have those days. You know, those days. The days where we've been running ourselves ragged, and it's still not e...
A new entry into the 2016 Democratic presidential race -- and yes, we've got his position on climate change.
During a respite from a recent international development conference in Mbale, Uganda I had a glimpse of a Jewish story that sounded like a Michael Chabon "What if" plot.
Armed with clear information, decision-makers can help change behavior and policy to measurably improve basin health.
When a young girl wakes having to make two plans -- one in which her water well functions and one if it does not -- it drastically limits her ambition to dream big.
One hundred fifty years ago, the United States was a developing country. Abraham Lincoln lost three sons before they reached adulthood, one to typhoid fever -- a waterborne disease -- while he was living in the White House.