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 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.
The DC Golden Triangle BID Urban Rain Garden at 19th & L NW
The DC Golden Triangle BID Urban Rain Garden at 19th & L NW
The George Washington Universtiy
What could be floating around in your glass of water? Cigarette butts.... Motor oil? A mixture of any of those pollutants would not make for a delicious, or safe, cocktail—so how do we prevent our waterways, and eventually our glasses, from getting... Read More
Pervious Surfaces
Pervious Surfaces
University of Mississippi
This is an informational video on the benefits of pervious surfaces for our enviornment vs. impervious surfaces.
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Seas are projected to rise up to six feet this century, and Florida is right in the path of destruction. One student takes a personal look at what's being done right now.
Florida's Disappearing Coastline
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Six feet of sea level rise isn't good for anyone, but it's especially bad for the beach.
Video by Matt Seedorff and Leor Reef
Video by Matt Seedorff and Leor Reef
George Washington University
Do you think you shower long?  How many gallons of water do you waste while showering? 
Planet Forward
Wastewater from brewing beer can be used to power the whole process, creating a more sustainable drink for all.
Video by Musadiq Bidar, Nimet Kirac and Max Chen
Video by Musadiq Bidar, Nimet Kirac and Max Chen
The George Washington University
Of the 30,000 water bottles sold annually in America only 1 out of 5 gets recycled. We hit the streets of D.C to ask people why they buy bottled water.

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