World Water Day – The World Is Thirsty Because We Are Hungry
Mar22

World Water Day – The World Is Thirsty Because We Are Hungry

Today is World Water Day, and to celebrate we are posting a series of videos from the UN Water’s World Water Day 2012 campaign. Enjoy! What is world Water Day? International World Water Day is a global event organized by the United Nations to raise awareness about the water crisis affecting our society focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources....

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Sustainability » The Only Solution
Mar06

Sustainability » The Only Solution

We have in our hands now… the technology to feed, clothe, and supply energy to an ever growing population for the next 7 billion years.-Julian Simon There is very little doubt today that mankind has exerted a great amount of damage to the planet through the fast and unstoppable advances in technology and exponential population growth. This damage is triggering an intrinsic change in our ecosystem. In some instances scientists believe...

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Why Should I Care About Water Conservation?
Feb25

Why Should I Care About Water Conservation?

[typography font=”Arvo” size=”24″ size_format=”px”]” Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink ” [/typography] This famous line from Samuel Coleridge’s “Rime of the Ancient Mariner” actually sums up the state of our Earth’s water supply quite well. We have written about the water crisis facing our planet on many occasion on this site. Infographic » How much...

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Infographic » How much water is used in our daily activities?
Feb13

Infographic » How much water is used in our daily activities?

Water is an essential resource to almost every human activity. It is needed to grow food, to make clothes, computers, and of course it is crucial to our very survival. The growing number of water shortages around the world and the possibility of these shortages leading to economic disruption, food crises, social tensions, and even war suggest that the challenges posed by water in the coming decades will rival those posed by declining...

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New Report Maps Climate Change Vulnerability Index
Dec28

New Report Maps Climate Change Vulnerability Index

This year marked the eve in which our planet reached the seven billionth population milestone. To mark this milestone, a new world map based on a report published by UK think tank Maplecroft maps ‘The Climate Change Vulnerability Index.’ The map shows the fastest growing populations most at risk from environmental impacts. According to the report, some of the world’s fastest growing population centers in Asia and...

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