Since 2011, the Syrian Civil War created one of the most devastating humanitarian disasters in the world, with an estimated number of 13.5 million Syrians internally displaced or are refugees outside Syria, according to the United Nations.
Facing the difficulty of finding basic shelter and a home to live in, award-winning Jordanian-Canadian architect Abeer Seikaly was inspired to come up with a solution to help transform the lives of these
Photo: SEI Senior Scientist Charles Young and Stantec Principal Engineer Andy Draper receive the Fisher Award at the California Water and Environmental Modeling Forum. Photo: Stacy Tanaka
SEI’s Charles Young and Stantec’s Andy Draper won for their work on the Sacramento Water Allocation Model.
SEI Senior Scientist Charles Young and Stantec Principal Engineer Andy Draper received the prestigious Hugo B. Fisher Award this week for their work on an unprecedented … [more…]
Twelve-year-old Gitanjali Rao of Lone Tree. Photo courtesy Eliza Donley Nolte
Meet six remarkable Colorado tweens and teens who are making a positive impact in their community.
A Push for Safer Water
Gitanjali Rao, 12, Lone Tree
“I heard about the Flint water crisis, and it was appalling to me,” says 12-year-old Gitanjali Rao (pictured above). While the rest of us were wishing for better, this eighth grader took action, … [more…]
The Anishinabek Nation mourns the passing of Grandmother Josephine Mandamin (left) – Water Walker and advocate.
ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (February 22, 2019) — The Anishinabek Nation mourns the passing of our Grandmother, our Water Commissioner, our kind and gentle Water Protector, Biidaasige – Josephine Mandamin.
“It is a very sad day. We have lost a great advocate, teacher, and role model. She will be so deeply missed by all … [more…]
TULSA — A Tulsa teen making major strides in cleaning our rivers and streams is now getting global recognition for his advancements in environmental engineering.
"Seeing what will make an impact on the world really drives me forward," said Braden Milford, senior at Cascia Hall.
Braden created a water purification system right in his Cascia Hall classroom.
"My project associates environmentally extracted bacteria with algae in a jelly-like system that