water crisis

How Biodiversity Loss is Like LeBron James & The Miami Heat

I saw this posted on Climate Central a few days ago and passed on reposting it. But, with Miami’s big win in Boston and the 7th game in the series happening tonight (go, Miami!), I finally thought I’d repost this one. It’s a great analogy and drives home a very important point. Check it out

Global Crisis Wrap-up (Global Crisis Series)

There are many causes that could create a global crisis, from food shortages to financial shortfalls to the effects of global warming and climate change. But the biggest concern is what effect a crisis could have on humanity. When a crisis occurs, it is usually followed by some type of suffering that is endured by

5 Water Conservation Gifts to Give This Holiday

The National Retail Federation estimates Americans will spend $465 billion on holiday giving this year. With any luck, a portion of that will be spent buying water conservation gifts. Water conservation is more often thought of as a thing that we do rather than a thing that we give, but this holiday season it can

World Water Day (60 Good Water Posts)

Today is World Water Day. We’ve written quite a number of water-related posts on Planetsave over the years, and other sites on the Important Media network have as well. For this year’s World Water Day, I’ve decided to share a number of our good water posts altogether, rather than write yet another article on one or two aspects of this important topic.

Sana'a 1st City to be Out of Water?

Water availability is going to one of the biggest issues of the coming centuries, in my humble opinion. Due to global weirding, unsustainable agriculture practices, and a growing population. Reportedly, Yemen’s capital city, Sana’a, will be one of the first cities to run out of water. Here are a few quotes from a recent article

Blog Action Day Reminds Us — "Water is Life"

This post is part of 2010’s Blog Action Day, where bloggers across the Internet pull together to raise awareness about one important issue. This year’s theme is water. With today being blog action day, I am reminded of this post I wrote in tears a year ago, in hopes to help save lives by donating

CA State Bill Seeks Disclosure from Bottled Water Companies

Where does your bottled water originate? Is the company bottling public water and selling it for profit? [social_buttons] Most water companies try their hardest to hide this information, but if a new bill that just was approved by committee today in the California state assembly takes hold, the companies would be forced to sing a

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