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Photo courtesy of the University of the South

Sewanee's 13,000-acre campus, otherwise known as the "Domain." (Photo courtesy of the University of the South)

Sewanee: University of the South
A Q&A with Sewanee's Domain Manager, Nate Wilson, to learn more about Sewanee's land use decisions on our 13,000-acre campus.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Arturo Vittori is the co-creator of Warka Water, a device that pulls water from thin air in the form of condensation, allowing isolated villages to access clean water all year long.
Planet Forward, The George Washington University
The drought has become an increasingly important issue to Californians — and the country as a whole. Here are some of the innovative ways people are finding clean, potable water. 
Video by Diana Wilkinson and Erica Halvorson
Video by Diana Wilkinson and Erica Halvorson
The George Washington University
Overfishing is a big problem for our oceans and for our plates. How can we keep our sushi from disappearing?
Planet Forward
Via International Institute for Environment and Development: Stone lines or ("bunds") slow down runoff, incerease water infiltration and for the basis for improved production in semi-arid areas. At the same time, sediment is captured behind these... Read More
Soulshine is a local restaurant in Oxford Mississippi that has found an innovative way to conserve water.
Anonymous (not verified)
By simply adding a rain water cistern catch system with sides and the bottom using rain gutters, homeowners can funnel the rain into large underground or above-ground tanks/barrels, depending on need. This innovation could work for residential and... Read More
Minnesota 2020
Provisions in the United States' 2012 Farm Bill could sustain environmental stewardship going forward. Conservation practices like alternative tilling help farmers reduce topsoil erosion and improve area water quality. Farmers and advocates from the... Read More
Dude, the school wants more like buildings on campus like the one we built. In Iowa, students at Luther College are not only working together, but living together in order to make their campus more sustainable. Students created a solar-powered... Read More
Unless we change our water consumption and systems of disposal and use, we are drinking from a 'sanitary sewer' which inevitably contributes to DNA changes and sicknesses in people, animals, plants . . . the entire environment. 'Upstream to... Read More

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