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Irish People Say No to Domestic Water Charges

by Lucy Fitzgerald -Ireland- A contentious issue in Ireland is the government’s decision to introduce water charges for every household. There have been mass anti-water charge […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Ireland, Natural Resources, Politics & Democracy, Uprisings, Water

Water, Dignity and Sustainable Livelihoods for Women in Kenya

by Gemma Bulos –USA– “The human right to water is indispensable for leading a life in human dignity. It is a prerequisite for the realization of […]

Business & Economy, Employment, Feature Articles, Kenya, Natural Resources, Poverty, Technology, The World, Water, Women's Empowerment

Karibu Kenya: Severe Water Shortages Unnoticed in Resorts and Safaris

by Nola Solomon –USA– “Jambo! Karibu! Karibu!*” shout the villagers of Chyulu Hills as they shake our hands each day. Their enthusiasm is infectious, like the […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Health, Kenya, Natural Resources, Teaching & Learning, The World, Water

To Survive Humans Need Will to Change: Commit to Reducing Pollution and Waste this Earth Day

by Victoria Stirling –Canada– What legacy are we going to leave our descendants? Will human beings worldwide re-evaluate our actions, our politics, and our economics according […]

Animals & Environment, Conservation, Feature Articles, Natural Resources, Pollution, Science & Technology, Water

Geotherapy: Artist Mara Haseltine’s Blueprints to Save the Planet

by Nora Maccoby – USA – “The question for me has always been: How can I help the world?” Mara Haseltine smiles – her large aquatic […]

Animals & Environment, Arts & Culture, Climate Change, Feature Articles, New York City, Science & Technology, United States, Water

Corruption Reduces the Basic Need for Water and Adequate Sanitation to an Elusive Dream for Billions

by Tess Raposas – Philippines – In coastal communities all over the Philippines, it is ironic that seawater is abundant everywhere but effectively, there’s not a […]

Criminal Justice, Feature Articles, Natural Resources, Philippines, The World, Waste, Water

Women in the Philippines Demand a Solution: Lack of Clean Water and Sanitation Facilities Threatens Their Children and Their Lives

by Imelda V. Abaño – Philippines – For Edna Dela Cruz, water is life, but it’s also backbreaking work. As a young child, she trudged barefoot […]

Children's Rights, Disease & Illness, Feature Articles, Philippines, The World, Waste, Water

Water Becomes Blue Gold in Lusaka

by Susan Mwape – Zambia – Where there is water there is life. Forty-three years after independence, Zambia still has persistent water issues. If anything, the […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, Natural Resources, Water, Zambia