Archives for Water
Cotton is the livelihood for an estimated 250 million people — saying no to cotton is hardly the solution. Saying yes to more responsible cotton, however, can help mitigate this crop’s impact on people and the environment -- and even improve living standards worldwide.
A World Resources Institute analyst points out that while companies and governments have found consistency in how they approach carbon emissions and climate change, a standardized approach toward water stewardship is lacking.
Countries are seeking creative solutions to tackle water scarcity. Could fog-harvesting be an option? It appears to be working in southwest Morocco.
Watering pots designed by GrowOya are a water-efficiency answer to the question of how to keep that garden growing while maintaining a busy schedule and, of course, doing all of this sustainably.
Georgia-based social enterprise DriButts is on a mission to provide reusable diapers for communities that lack access to basic sanitation.
According to the UN, at least 98.6 million people were affected by natural disasters ranging from droughts to floods, and the economic damage could have been as high as $66.5 billion.
The Salton Sea was once a renowned resort area, due to the unique scenery and supposed therapeutic qualities of the lake’s water. Now it is one of California's biggest environmental challenges.
One geoengineering idea that has caught on in the United Arab Emirates is cloud seeding or, as it's called here, rain enhancement science. The UAE recently doled out $5 million in grants to advance cloud-seeding research.
The Obama administration's 'moonshot for water' initiative is an effort to mitigate the increased stress on groundwater supplies across the United States.
The future of water in California, the United States, and really the world, is in toilet-to-tap, otherwise known as water recycling. Yes, as in all that shower, sink and toilet water.
As you can see in recent months I have not been posting much, and that has been because I had returned to Abu Dhabi to work on some projects again for Masdar.
Among the many fantastic highlights of travel through Oman is visiting the country’s many wadis. Wadi Tiwi is not to be missed.
Boyan Slat, a 20-year-old Dutch national, believes he has invented a system that can help confront the growing crisis of plastic trash in the oceans.
With the California drought hyper-politicized, there is an opening for food companies to take leadership on this explosive challenge.
As the California drought continues to linger, one industry working to find solutions to the crisis is the denim industry in Los Angeles.