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Environment and Food in Haiti: Two Crises, One Solution
by Beverly Bell
Haiti's strong peasant movement is calling for policies and programs that can help restore the land and protect small-scale sustainable agricultural production from agribusiness.
Dry Run: Bostonians Learn to Appreciate Clean Water
by Chuck Collins
On May 1st, Bostonians got a remarkable glimpse of our water commons and how we might respond to future disruptions.
Six Things To Do About the BP Gulf Disaster Six Things To Do About the BP Gulf Disaster
by Sarah van Gelder
Instead of sitting helplessly on the sidelines, here are six things every American can do.
UNC Chapel Hill Coal Free by 2020
by Kaitlin Bailey
Under pressure from students to meet climate targets, a university turns to clean power.
John Francis: Walking Away From Oil
by Madeline Ostrander
When an oil spill coated birds in San Francisco Bay 40 years ago, he quit driving. Then he quit speaking. Madeline Ostrander asked him what he learned in that process that can help us deal with the BP oil spill.
River Rescue: Citizen Riverkeepers Protect Their Waters
by Elizabeth Grossman
Who protects the public's right to clean, accessible waterways? We do.
Protecting our Water Commons: Interview with Robert Kennedy Jr.
by Sarah van Gelder
We can be the most powerful protectors of our own sources of water.
Restoring California's Wild Watersheds
by Jane Braxton Little
Why more water for wildlife means more water for people.
Food in Dry Times
by Frederick Kirschenmann
An old North Dakota farm is a laboratory for growing food when water runs short.
3 World Water Wins
by Maude Barlow, Anil Naidoo, Meera Karunananthan
Around the world, people are taking control of their water supply.
Western Showdown: Saving the Klamath
by Alice Outwater
How the tribes of the Klamath River stood up for the salmon—and won.
How Felton, Calif., Achieved Water Independence
by Tara Lohan
A tiny Californian town took back its water supply—and your town can too.
The Water We Need
by Madeline Ostrander
Senior editor Madeline Ostrander introduces the Water Solutions issue.
People We Love :: Monica Beemer
by Keith Rutowski
Advocating for the homeless
People We Love :: Diana Lopez
by Ashlee Green
Growing Roots of Change for community.