Water

The human body is 70% water. The surface of the earth is 70% water. It is THE most important substance for making life possible. Learn about insightful ideas for using water, keeping it clean and getting it where people need it.

Video by Anna Sumi and Alyssa Bruns
Video by Anna Sumi and Alyssa Bruns
The George Washington University
Women face unique challenges when it comes to climate change, especially where water is concerned.
The George Washington University
The eastern oyster's population is dwindling due to pollution in the Chesapeake Bay, but this little bivalve could be the solution to the same problem it faces.
Video by Eric Osman and Sumner Byrne
Video by Eric Osman and Sumner Byrne
The George Washington University
It looked like a scene out of the musical "Oklahoma." Tom Linthicum, owner of Seneca Ayr Farms, drove us up the gravel road to his farmhouse in Maryland. The bright November day made the recently harvested soybean fields glow and sway, his green-... Read More
Dirty Farm, Dirty Bay
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Agriculture is the primary polluter in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, with sediment runoff endangering plant life and marine ecosystems.
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
Video by Tim Palmieri and Megan Varner
GWU
How do we clean up dirty water in developing areas? With simple parts that anyone can find, according to one DC-area inventor.
Graphic Designer, Planet Forward
Water, water everywhere - but if it's not properly cleaned, it can be deadly.
Video by Eric Osman and Sumner Byrne
Video by Eric Osman and Sumner Byrne
The George Washington University
Bringing clean water straight to the point of use.
Video by Anna Sumi and Maggie Kierstead
Video by Anna Sumi and Maggie Kierstead
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Backpacker, adventurer, researcher, Israeli, economist, irrigation expert; Professor Ram Fishman is more than meets the eye.
The George Washington University
Rising temperatures mean more trouble for Florida's economy and coastline. 
Rain, runoff and the changing climate - our regional levels of precipitation will change by the 2040s.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Rain, runoff and the changing climate - our regional levels of precipitation will change by the 2040s.

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