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U.S. faces era of water scarcity


Just as diminishing supplies of oil and natural gas are wrenching the economy and producing changes in lifestyles built on the principle of plenty, states and communities across the country are confronting another significant impediment to the American way of life: increased competition for scarce water. Read the article by Keith Schneider.

Wastewater Produces Electricity and Desalinates Water

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A process that cleans wastewater and generates electricity can also remove 90 percent of salt from brackish water or seawater, according to an international team of researchers from China and the U.S. Click to read more.

A growing thirst for the Nile


The world's longest river, which runs through Egypt, produced its ancient civilization and remains its main source of water. But now Egypt is defending its historic rights to extract more from the Nile than any other country against calls for change to long-existing agreements. Read the article by Yolande Knell.

Project Clean Water


Virgin Unite has partnered with acclaimed singer-songwriter Jewel on Project Clean Water, an initiative she founded in 1997 to provide clean water on a global scale. Click to read more.

Campaigning in London


Accompanied by campaigners, a group of campaigners handed in over 80,000 petitions from the British public urging leaders at this year’s G8 summit to address the appalling injustice that leaves billions of people worldwide without clean water or basic sanitation.. Click to read more.

Michael Pritchard turns filthy water drinkable

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Engineer Michael Pritchard did something about it -- inventing the portable Lifesaver filter, which can make the most revolting water drinkable in seconds. An amazing demo from TEDGlobal 2009. Click to watch the demo.

Over pumping Draws Down the World’s Groundwater Reserves


Much of the global groundwater pumped out of aquifers for household use and irrigation ends up in the world’s oceans, depleting the aquifers faster than they can be replenished, a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters shows. Read more...

Blue Planet - Stories About Our Oceans
Over 70% of the world’s surface is covered by water.  From this water comes life, made possible by a complex network of animals and plants - all playing a role in maintaining balance.  From the great white shark to plankton, they all have a role to play.

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