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Mapping Global Water Stress

Water scarcity is likely to be one of the great problems facing the planet this century. Various risk factors contribute to the scarcity of clean water. A new mapping tool from the World Resources Institute visualizes how those risk factors can combine to create large problems, or how conditions can be improved to reduce the potential for water shortages between now and 2095.

Women in Abu Shouk Camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) near El Fasher, North Darfur, attend English classes conducted by volunteer teachers and facilitated by the police component of the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (UNAMID). 18 February 2014. UN Photo/Albert González Farran

Drink out of the tap

water from a tap: yes, plain old tap water....lovely. Plastic bottle pollution is one of the biggest threats to our planet!

Poisoning The Well? Nestlé Accused Of Exploiting Water Supplies For Bottled Brands A new documentary film takes food giant Nestlé to task for its water bottling practices. Critics say the multinational is busy extracting ground water for its bottled brands and leaving locals, often in poor corners of the world, with the dirty remains. Read the full article: Poisoning The Well? Nestlé Accused Of Exploiting Water Supplies For Bottled Brands

"‪#‎ColumbusDay‬: Why celebrate the beginning of a genocide, when [we] could be celebrating the increasing unity & power of ‪#‎indigenous‬ communities?" -YES! Magazine share

The women come to India's Barefoot College from villages in Fiji, Peru, Rwanda, and beyond. They arrive largely unschooled and leave six months later as solar engineers, ready to electrify their worlds. [Photo by Lana Slezic]