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.

Cyanobacteria in Madison, Wisconsin
Cyanobacteria in Madison, Wisconsin
UW-Madison
Cyanobacteria is threatening the biodiversity in Madison, Wisconsin's lakes and we can help stop it.
The George Washington University
Home to more than 4,000 fish species and countless other marine wildlife, coral reefs not only provide habitats, but also are critical to fishing industries that local communities around the world depend on.
George Washington
A look inside the work biologist Tara Scully and a group of GW students are doing to help restore biodiversity in the Chesapeake Bay.
George Washington University
The Anacostia River and its watershed is home to millions of people, plants and animals. Unfortunately, the river's water quality was rated "F," but there's still hope we can save the river.
Flint water crisis: Are plants the solution?
Flint water crisis: Are plants the solution?
George Washington University
This video is about the water crisis Flint, Michigan, is facing and a newfound moss that can absorb large amounts of lead in water.
The George Washington University
The United States has a clean water problem that is largely underfunded.
Deicing Roadways
Deicing Roadways
The George Washington University
Using salt to deice roadways hurts our environment.
George Washington University
Drip irrigation is an Israeli innovation that is helping farmers all over the world cut costs and save water.
The George Washington University
A new idea to address the rise in sea level.
Follow Ollie the oyster on his recycling journey
Follow Ollie the oyster on his recycling journey
Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
The story of how one very special oyster can help restore the Chesapeake Bay.

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