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This Is How We Can Have Enough Water to Support a Future Population of 9 Billion People

Angela Morelli | Posted 06.13.2015 | Impact
Angela Morelli

If we really want to have enough water to support a future global population of 9 billion people we should protect the world's farmers, because they play such a crucial role in managing 92 percent of the water we use, by producing the world's food.

Hidden Water: 8 Ways We Use Water That Might Surprise You

Kyle Rabin | Posted 05.24.2015 | Green
Kyle Rabin

As people learn about their virtual water use, they're realizing that water isn't an infinite resource and that there is plenty we can do to use water more efficiently -- which benefits both the environment and the wallet.

On Water, Drought and Death

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

If bread is the staff of life, water is the ground we walk on. None of us can survive without water. Without water, the grain needed to make bread or any other food item would never even get harvested.

3000 Gallons of Water Jeans

Anne Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anne Phillips

What is the typical amount of water that one person in America uses per day ? 150 gallons. But look at how much water is being used in the items we are buying.