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Water

Protecting it from overuse, pollution, and privatization.

The Waterkeeper Alliance The Waterkeeper Alliance
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. introduces the work of the Waterkeeper Alliance.
The Beaver Solution: Beaver Dams Instead of Concrete Dams The Beaver Solution: Beaver Dams Instead of Concrete Dams
The Land Council recommends the reintroduction of Beavers in Washington. Beavers will build dams which store water and increase creek flows in the late summer.
Que Viva el Arte De Regando Que Viva el Arte De Regando
Andrew Mascareñas' story of the importance of flood irrigating to his family and to the culture of New Mexico.
All Hands on Deck All Hands on Deck
by Riki Ott
What can you do to respond to the Gulf oil spill?
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.
Just the Facts :: Water Edition Just the Facts :: Water Edition
16 astonishing, sobering, and hopeful water facts.
Just the Facts :: Water Footprints Just the Facts :: Water Footprints
by Berit Anderson
How much water do we use? More than any other country, it turns out. And we could save a lot.
Meet the Riverkeepers Meet the Riverkeepers
by Margit Christenson
Meet citizen riverkeepers from Milwaukee, Atlanta, and Washington D.C.
It’s Everybody’s Water It’s Everybody’s Water
It's time we fell in love with the bundle of atoms that makes Earth possible.
3 Big Ideas to Make Water Last 3 Big Ideas to Make Water Last
by Doug Pibel, Illustrations by Alexandre Dumas
How to take care of our water, share it, and live within our means.
Quote: Agnes Baker Pilgrim Quote: Agnes Baker Pilgrim
A quote from Agnes Baker Pilgrim, from the Water Solutions issue of YES! Magazine. Download it here.
Leave It to Beavers? Leave It to Beavers?
by Ashlee Green
Nature's water engineers can restore river channels.
YES! Film Picks: A Sea Change, The Good Soldier, Trouble the Water YES! Film Picks: A Sea Change, The Good Soldier, Trouble the Water
by Jeff Parsons
Reviews of our favorite films for the Summer 2010.
Ancient Traditions Keep Desert Waters Flowing Ancient Traditions Keep Desert Waters Flowing
by Arturo Sandoval
New Mexico's acequias—communal irrigation canals—still function as a tool to preserve and share scarce desert water.
Update: Betsy Damon's Living Water Gardens Update: Betsy Damon's Living Water Gardens
by Ashlee Green
10 years ago, YES! Magazine covered the story of the Living Water Garden, part of a citywide revitalization program in Chengdu, China. Has the promise of that story turned into reality?
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