water conservation

Community people dug the pond to store rainwater and inspire surface water use.

University of Mississippi
Like other parts of the world, Bangladesh is facing a water crisis. Here's a look at some of the innovative solutions people have taken to combat the issue.
SUNY ESF
An insight into an often overlooked consumer of freshwater — the animal agriculture industry.
University of South Florida
We have a population that is on the rise. Our home of 7 billion needs to learn to make adjustments in order to ensure each and every inhabitant can live a peaceful life.
(Madeleine Pye/The George Washington University)
The George Washington University
Living in the midst of a water crisis in South Africa gives a new perspective on water conservation. 
Northern White Sand mine, North Utica, Illinois

Northern White Sand mine, North Utica, Illinois. Aerial images taken with the assistance of the non-profit pilot collaborative LightHawk. (Ted Auch/FracTracker Alliance, June 2016)

Northwestern University
Farmers in Illinois are fighting in an ongoing lawsuit to stop a proposed sand mine that would be built close to their land.
How to conserve water when living in a dorm room.
How to conserve water when living in a dorm room.
The George Washington University
A "how-to" on conserving water in a dorm.
How can you conserve water?
How can you conserve water?
George Washington University
Water conservation is a global issue, but there are simple ways to conserve water by changing your diet.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés had recently vanquished Mexico the last time California’s snowpack was as low as it is today. The Sierra Nevada mountains, which provides the parched state with up to a third of its water supply, is at its lowest... Read More
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.

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