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Fresh Water, Growth, Degrowth, and the Steady State Economy

I believe one of the major reasons the concept of a steady state economy is not gaining traction is the omission of the role of fresh water in the production and maintenance of all its ecosystem and economic goods and services.

World’s Large Cities Move Water Equivalent to Ten Colorado Rivers to Meet their Annual Water Needs

A new study has estimated that collectively the world’s large cities, defined as those with at least 750,000 people, move 504 billion liters (133 billion gallons) of water a day a cumulative distance of some 27,000 kilometers.

For Our Children's Earth... rebuilding the soil, sustaining the future.

Without soil, and the overlying atmosphere, with its 20% oxygen content, life on the surface of the earth could not exist. Certainly there would be no humans.

A Sacred Reunion: The Colorado River Returns to the Sea

 It is the first time in sixteen years that the Colorado River...will have reached its final, natural destination.

Wildfires in the Western U.S. Are on the Rise, Posing Threats to Drinking Water

For water managers, the new research is a clarion call to begin action now to safeguard water supplies originating in watersheds prone to fire.

Landscapes Transform With the Arrival of the Colorado River

The Colorado River returns to the delta - in photos.

Water for the Delta

On Monday, March 24, I leave on a trip to witness an event I never thought I’d see: the Colorado River flowing through its delta toward the sea.

Swarms of Earthquakes Shake Up Shale Gas Fields

The locals call it "incoming," and some compare the violence of the tremors to living in a war zone. Others say it's like having their homes hit by a truck. The scene is north Texas...

West Virginia’s Elk River Chemical Spill and How We Measure Progress

It’s a cruel irony for the 300,000 West Virginians forced to turn off their taps for five to ten days... will count as a plus according to...GDP.

Ecological Artist Basia Irland and Her “Ice Books” Engage Communities and Restore Rivers

Basia Irland is a sculptor, poet, and installation artist who has focused her creativity on rivers for thirty years.

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