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.

Momentum is building to initiate new uranium mining efforts in northern New Mexico, home to the nation's richest deposits. Assignment Earth traveled to communities around Mount Taylor, N.M., where uranium mining holds a "dark legacy."
Green Treks
The Waterview Recreation Center in Philadelphia isn't just a place for neighborhood kids to play and exercise. Thanks to green infrastructure initiatives, the center helps protect local streams and rivers by managing stormwater.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
From our sustainable landscape series, this animation shows you how green roofs, permeable pavements and other green infrastructure techniques manage excess rain with sustainable design.
Green Treks
The words "sustainable house" may conjure images of hippie throw backs living in grass shacks, geodesic domes, or some other dwelling that's wacky and weird. But the Rosses wanted to show that it's possible to live in a home that's "just like others... Read More
Serene. Soothing. Magnificent. These are all words appropriate to describe the Cascadia Marine Trail, a 150 mile entirely water-based recreation trail along the coast in the Pacific northwest. Beginning in Olympia, Washington and winding through the... Read More
The George Washington University
This week, our WEBISODE focuses on “GreenStreets,” a project from Drexel University Professor and NSF funded scientist, Franco Montalto. Got storm water? He's working on a solution!
Planet Forward
Former three-term Albuquerque mayor Marty Chavez has some sage advice for other mayors: "Providing water may not get you elected, but not providing water will get you fired." It seems New York City's Mayor Bloomberg could use his advice. In a... Read More
The George Washington University
On June 2, 2011 Earth Force hosted an event at the Jack Morton Auditorium at The School of Media and Public Affairs on GWU's campus. 6th graders from across the District presented their creative ideas on how to restore the Anacostia River to a... Read More
american
An experimental proposal to reduce the devastation caused by hurricanes to humans and the environment. An important part of any geo-engineering plan is the ability to turn it off. This method can be instantly turned off without any residual effects... Read More
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
On the rooftop garden of Toronto's Evergreen Brickworks, Steven Peck, President and Founder of environmental not-for-profit Green Roofs for Healthy Cities explains the benefits of rooftop urban agriculture. An online training course on the history... Read More

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