Freshwater availability for drinking is being disrupted around Earth. Same for irrigation water relied upon to grow many crops. Soils are drying out and groundwater is being depleted much faster than it can be recharged. Alpine glacier water storage in snow and ice is collapsing, and extreme droughts in some places and torrential rains with floods in other places is accelerating , .
I discuss Terrestrial Water Storage ( TWS … [more…]
There are a lot of issues with deforestation. However, for some nations around the world, logging jobs provide stable sources of income that might otherwise be unavailable. But now new research is taking a deeper look into the consequences of logging and asking, at what cost?
The recent study, which was published in Environmental Research Letters, comes from collaborating researchers at The University of Queensland (UQ) and the Wildlife … [more…]
Canadian water activist Autumn Peltier, a 13-year-old from Manitoulin Island, addresses the UN General Assembly on world water day. Her plea to protect the world’s water was part of the UN’s launch of the International Decade for Action on Water for Sustainable Development. (Manuel Elias/UN Photo)
It’s time to "warrior up," stop polluting the planet and give water the same rights and protections as human beings. That’s the message Autumn
The film was clear in that a revolution in terms of how we live is required if we are to have any hope of long-term survival. The solution to so many of society’s woes (including how to deal with our waste) is for us to take the road less traveled; to finally agree to place life ahead of profits. This means a revolution in every aspect of our current existence.… [more…]