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Grapple: Running Dry – November/December 2012 – Sierra Magazine – Sierra Club

Woe is Us: Running Dry, by Dashka Slater, Sierra Magazine

The Gravity of Water :

The Gravity of Water :.

Addressing Emerging Threats in the High Mountains

A year ago, I packed up my bags and migrated to the other side of the globe to Nepal, the small country stuck between two behemoths: India and China.  I started work at The Mountain Institute (TMI), a mid-sized NGO that works at the intersection of environmental sustainability and economic development. At TMI, I work … Continue reading

Thinking Big, Acting Small, and 5 Other Things I Do To Save Water

Thinking Big, Acting Small, and 5 Other Things I Do To Save Water.

TUGG Last Call at the Oasis to a Theater Near You

This post was originally published on the Huffington Post on June 19, 2012 Let’s face it. In the U. S., most of us have every expectation that when we turn on our faucets, a clear, crisp stream of cold (or hot, or any other temperature that our hearts’ desire), water will gush forth.  In fact, … Continue reading

The Other Superhero Movie: The Feats of Strength of the Characters of Last Call at the Oasis

The Other Superhero Movie: The Feats of Strength of the Characters of Last Call at the Oasis.

World Water Forum 6: Time for Solutions?

Two weeks ago, key players from water-related NGO, government, business, and non-profit spheres converged on Marseille, France for the 6th World Water Forum. It was a massive conference with over 20,000 people in attendance. Throughout the week, there were daily sessions that covered a range of topics from global groundwater governance to international water law … Continue reading

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Design professional Richard Vijgen's rendering of GRACE and USGS groundwater depletion data displayed on Times Square beginning on World Water Day, March 22, 2012.