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Freshwater Conservation

Getting Dams Right

Mark Tercek | Posted 05.21.2014 | Green
Mark Tercek

By Mark Tercek, President and CEO; and Giulio Boccaletti, Managing Director of Global Freshwater, The Nature Conservancy Over the next 20 years, most...

Humanity's Growing Impact on the World's Freshwater

Sandra Postel | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Sandra Postel

On any given day we're likely wearing more than 15,000 liters worth of water. And if we slip on a pair of leather loafers, well, add another 8,000 liters.

Water, Poverty and New Local Business Alternatives

Alliance for Global Conservation | Posted 06.29.2011 | Green
Alliance for Global Conservation

According to a recent UN report, the poorest of the poor, people living on less than $2 per day, get more than half of their income from the benefits that nature provides. We can't reach our conservation goals without addressing poverty.