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Water: Can You Put a Price on the Priceless?

Water is a finite and precious resource, but our economic systems treat it as limitless and of little value. For many companies and…
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Conscious Design Can Drive Systemic Change in the Fashion Industry

Issues in the fashion industry continue to greatly outpace any progress. However, there is another avenue that can effect more widespread change: making…
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Boomers’ Sustainability Diet: Five Steps to Losing 20 Pounds

I have lost 20 pounds and kept it off. My secret sauce consists of five steps that are easy to implement and still…
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NHL Takes on Climate Change, Beyond the Rinks

Last week the National Hockey League announced a major new push for sustainability through a new partnership with the energy services company Constellation,…
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CDP: Just Disclose Before Your Investors Make You

CDP Founder Paul Dickinson covers Nike's refusal to disclose its water consumption during an interview at Sustainable Brands London
Robert T. Fraley of Monsanto Co. delivers his address on agriculture's role in mitigating global challenges. Water for Food conference. WFF conference in Bellevue WA. October 21, 2014. Photo by Craig Chandler / University Communication — at 2014 Water for Food Conference.

Five Data Tools Used to Improve Water and Food Security

As the world population soars toward 9 billion people, the demand for food is expected to more than double. Lack of water is…
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6 Ways Big Data Helps Improve Global Water and Food Security

Jeff Raikes, former CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and co-founder of the Raikes Foundation, said it’s not hyperbole to say…
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This is Water: Lessons From My ‘4 Liters Challenge’

The challenge was not pleasant. Far worse than the experience was coming to terms with just how much water we waste.
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The Growing Challenge of Water Procurement

Most sustainability professionals would agree that, in the long run, making adequate supplies of fresh water readily available to the world’s entire population…
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Federal Agencies Launch Great Lakes Restoration Plan Part II

“The new Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan lays out the steps we need to take to get us closer to the day…
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Policy Points: On Carbon and Water, Policymakers Should Listen to Small Business

When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issues proposals for new regulations, lobby groups that say they represent business interests screech and holler. They…
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Dropcountr Launches a New App to Manage Water Usage

The average Californian estimates they use half the amount of water than they actually do use. People want to do their part, but…
California's State Capitol lets its law go brown to raise awareness about water conservation during the state's drought.

Can Conan O’Brien Convince Californians to Save Water?

California’s historic drought is no laughing matter. But the State of California and Natural Resources Defense Council are trying to inject some humor…
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Bell Aquaculture’s Feedmill Opening: A Who’s Who in Land Based Aquaculture

On July 1, 2014, Bell Aquaculture held the grand opening event for the Bell Farms Aqua Feed mill located in central Indiana USA.…
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Detroit Suspends Water Shutoffs After Protests and U.N. Condemnation

Following massive Friday protests that led to nine arrests, the city of Detroit announced on Monday it is suspending its sweeping water shut-offs…