The global water crisis is real. It poses significant, quantifiable threats to all aspects of business. Clearly, the private sector needs the best information currently available for sound planning and for sustainable operations and management.
Polluted stormwater runoff, a toxic soup of metals, oils and car fluids, bacteria, viruses and other harmful materials, is the number one source of contamination to California's renowned waters.
The focus on non-profit organizations' overhead expenses as a top benchmark for performance has hindered capacity-building efforts and limited the entrance and retention of talent in the sector.
The emergency that recently drew the world's eyes to Mali, that largely arid and desperately poor country stretching from the Sahara Desert southward to the Niger River, has now left its prime position in the West's news media, but enormous humanitarian challenges remain.
Indeed, a number of studies show that Lake Mead, the source of water for the Lake, has lost more than half of its volume over the past three decades. So what do we do about this? Traditional Native American rain dances perhaps?
Tuesday was a great day for clean water. We saw more than 100 activists turn out at an Environmental Protection Agency public hearing to support stron...
While we are making tremendous progress, roughly one in ten people still do not have access to clean water, and 2.5 billion people do not have a toilet. This is why I say to young people: the water crisis needs you to take action.
There are many reasons to take interest in this important environmental regulatory and enforcement issue. But what can we do about this ecological harm besides letting our local, state and federal officials know that we are concerned about the needless destruction?
Congressional support of the NSA action is widespread. Even liberals like Dianne Feinstein, the Democrat from California, defends the NSA information-gathering exercises as necessary for "protecting America" from terrorism. So what about "protecting America" from pollution?
Given the challenges posted by climate change and the rising costs of fuel and fertilizer, no one knows whether farmers will be able to produce enough food at affordable prices to feed the projected 9.6 billion people just 37 years from now.
Here are five reasons to celebrate your independence from a diet that promotes environmental devastation, obesity, disease, and animal suffering.
Warm, and full of puffing sailboats, and washing-machine clean. I am having a hard time believing this is New York harbor -- and that I am kayaking it.
Melton is worried about proposed natural gas drilling in the Thompson Divide, which borders his property. He estimates that half of his business is done on leased national forest lands where he takes guests on rides through the summer and leads hunting trips in the fall.
Too many of America's beaches are sick -- and they're passing on their illnesses to families across the country. It shouldn't be this way.
Life is not easy along the Miskito Coast. But these signs of hope and progress through locally-adapted water, sanitation and hygiene education programs give me great confidence that Nicaragua is changing for the better -- one student-led Hygiene Brigade at a time.
Clearly the contamination of recreational waters and key venues is a big concern. But when you go, do you know that you could leave your E. coli behind? And what does that mean in regard to your health?