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Water

Protecting it from overuse, pollution, and privatization.

Arrivederci, Water Profiteers Arrivederci, Water Profiteers
by Daniel Moss
“Water is a common good.” Why 96 percent of Italian voters rejected their government’s push for water privatization.
Tackling Corporate Power, One Town at a Time Tackling Corporate Power, One Town at a Time
by Mari Margil
How communities are saying "no" to corporate drilling—even if it means bucking state law.
Changing with the Climate Changing with the Climate
by Richard Conlin
In Seattle, how changes in policy help prepare for changes in climate.
What Lies Beneath What Lies Beneath
Video: The Census of Marine Life reveals more than 6,000 potentially new species living in our oceans.
Visual Learning: Sacred Water Visual Learning: Sacred Water
With this YES! lesson plan, try to truly understand an image, its message, and why it’s interesting (or not). In this case it's all about water.
Restaurants, Counties, Colleges Promote Tap Water Restaurants, Counties, Colleges Promote Tap Water
by Tiffany Ran
Tap into the movement that is doing away with bottled water.
Advice for Water Warriors Advice for Water Warriors
by Maude Barlow
Maude Barlow on how to move the water justice movement forward.
Pennsylvania Township Declares Freedom from Fracking Pennsylvania Township Declares Freedom from Fracking
by Mari Margil, Ben Price
Licking, Pennsylvania defies state law by banning corporations from dumping fracking wastewater.
U.N. Vote on Water, Sanitation Rights U.N. Vote on Water, Sanitation Rights
by Daniel Moss
The resolution to act on the world's "most violated human right."
Gulf Fishermen Protest Re-opening of Fishing Grounds Gulf Fishermen Protest Re-opening of Fishing Grounds
by Sue Sturgis
Those who know the Gulf best say seafood still isn’t safe following BP’s oil disaster.
The Fight Against Fracking The Fight Against Fracking
by Maura Stephens
How New Yorkers won a moratorium on a drilling practice that threatens their lives, homes, and water.
Curriculum & Resources: Water Curriculum & Resources: Water
Measure your water footprint with H2O Conserve's easy-to-use calculator, and wrap your head around the impact of the BP oil spill using this trio of classroom resources.
YES! Recommends: Water Environment Federation YES! Recommends: Water Environment Federation
The Water Environment Federation offers communities and students a myriad of learning opportunities to protect and preserve the Earth's water resources.
At Last, a Human Right to Water At Last, a Human Right to Water
by Daniel Moss
Good news for thirsty people around the globe: The UN affirms the right to safe and clean drinking water.
Water for Energy Is a Waste Water for Energy Is a Waste
by Ashlee Green
Power plants suck more water out of the nation’s watersheds than any other single user—more than 40 percent.
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