Ideas for a Better Food System :: Water
Feb 13, 2009
- Community-controlled irrigation is making a comeback.
Sustainability in Seattle: Water Conservation
by Richard ConlinOct 20, 2008
- When water consumption in your city is expected to skyrocket in the coming years, what would you do? Build more dams? Or build hundreds of smaller projects to fix all the leaks in your pipes and install low-flow fixtures in homes and businesses?
Connect and Engage: Food and Water
by Jing FongJun 30, 2008
- Give your students more hands-on activities with these captivating lesson plans about life’s most basic means of survival: food and water.
Life, Liberty, Water
by Maude BarlowMay 22, 2008
- As climate change and worldwide shortages loom, will people fight over water or join together to protect it? A global water justice movement is demanding a change in international law to ensure the universal right to clean water for all.
Blue Covenant: Maude Barlow on the Global Movement for Water Justice
by Maude BarlowApr 30, 2008
- Listen to Maude Barlow's interview with Amy Goodman on Democracy Now!
People We Love
Jul 29, 2007
- People We Love: Kelydra Weckler, Reverend Todd Eklof, Lauren Jacobs, Corbin Harney
Communities Take Power
by Doug PibelJul 29, 2007
- Communities across the country are declaring citizens' right and duty to protect their water, land, local economy, and way of life, even if it means taking on the enormous power of corporations. Here are some of the peaceful revolutionaries who have stepped up.
Oscar Olivera: After the Water War
by Sarah van GelderMay 11, 2007
- Cochabamba's water wars have ended. With the multinationals gone, Oscar Olivera advocates a change in mindset.
Staying Wild: How the Wilderness Act Changed My Life
by Annick SmithMay 16, 2005
- For one woman writer, wilderness provided sanctuary and solace in an unstable world. Preserving this source of the good life meant stepping into the political fray.
Bottled Water Flim-flam
by Krista CamenzindDec 31, 2003
- Is bottled water really safer than tap water?
Turning Scarcity Into Abundance
by Vandana ShivaDec 31, 2003
- The solution to scarcity is not more mega-projects, more control by giant corporations, or more globalization. The solution to scarcity is more democracy
by Rachel MilanezDec 31, 2003
- India's Dawn by Rachel Milanez - Auroville reforestation and water management
The Big Promise of the Small
by Carolyn McConnellDec 31, 2003
- How a Namibian beetle, drip irrigation, clay pots and a child's seesaw help overcome water scarcity
The Lake And the 'hood
by Jane Braxton LittleDec 31, 2003
- Mono Lake activists fought a 16-year David-versus-Goliath battle against the city's Department of Water and Power (DWP) to stop water diversions to Los Angeles. Yet the rural community and the city have emerged from the fray as watershed partners.
A Watershed Runs Through You
by Freeman HouseDec 31, 2003
- The struggle to bring back endangered salmon draws one community into a new commitment to the well-being of its watershed