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Water

Protecting it from overuse, pollution, and privatization.

Dry Run: Bostonians Learn to Appreciate Clean Water 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.
Western Showdown: Saving the Klamath 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 How Felton, Calif., Achieved Water Independence
by Tara Lohan
A tiny Californian town took back its water supply—and your town can too.
Food in Dry Times 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 3 World Water Wins
by Maude Barlow, Anil Naidoo, Meera Karunananthan
Around the world, people are taking control of their water supply.
The Water We Need The Water We Need
by Madeline Ostrander
Senior editor Madeline Ostrander introduces the Water Solutions issue.
River Rescue: Citizen Riverkeepers Protect Their Waters 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. 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 Restoring California's Wild Watersheds
by Jane Braxton Little
Why more water for wildlife means more water for people.
6 Simple Ways to Bring the Water Revolution Home 6 Simple Ways to Bring the Water Revolution Home
by Cleo Woelfle-Erskine, Berit Anderson, Ashlee Green, Keith Rutowski
Get tight with your water budget, live large on dishwater, save some rain, and get your activist feet wet (really).
Water: Will There Be Enough? Water: Will There Be Enough?
by Sandra Postel
Dams and drills can’t create new water. Time to start working with nature.
It’s Everybody’s Water It’s Everybody’s Water
It's time we fall in love with the bundle of atoms that makes Earth possible.
Graywater Guerrillas Graywater Guerrillas
Learn how to reuse graywater, harvest rainwater, and install composting and dry toilets.
An Urban Wilderness in Milwaukee An Urban Wilderness in Milwaukee
by Eddee Daniel
The Menomonee River watershed in Milwaukee is what Eddee Daniel calls an "urban wilderness", and it is something that should and can exist in every American town and city.
A Sea Change :: Film Trailer A Sea Change :: Film Trailer
Hidden below the waves, ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems.
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