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Jaguar NewXF Performs The World's Longest High-Wire Water Crossing

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Presurfer

Watch as the lightweight Jaguar NewXF expertly tackles an epic London water crossing via a 28mm wide high-wire suspended 18 metres above the city. Movie stuntman, Jim Dowdall is at the wheel in an attempt at the world's longest high-wire water crossing by car. YouTube link The Presurfer

Roots Up greenhouse collects mountain dew to water crops in Ethiopian highlands

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

In hot, dry areas of the world, collecting enough rainwater to grow crops can be difficult. Another potential source of water for collection, however, can be dew. Roots Up has designed a greenhouse to collect dew in Gondar, Ethiopia,...Show More Summary

Solar-assisted, volcanic-composite sailing yacht navigating world's toughest waters

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Carbon fiber has established itself as a wonder material in vehicle construction, with its mix of low weight and high strength being prized for many of the world's most advanced vehicles of land, sea and air. Austrian company Fipofix...Show More Summary

The Coming Global Water Shortage

Last Friday, the United Nations announced that the world may be facing a major shortage of water supplies in about fifteen years. Available water for consumption and other uses may be reduced by 40% as a result of factors such as urbanization, high living standards, heavy industry usage, and booming population growth. Show More Summary

World Social Forum 2015: Space of convergence of land and water struggles

We, social and grassroots movements and their allies met at the African Social Forum in Dakar in October 2014, with the objective to unite all the struggles for the Land and Water and against the criminalization of activists thereof. We have developed a declaration entitled "Rights to Water and Land, A Common Struggle".

This Group Gives Refugees Toilets, Then Turns The Waste Into Charcoal For Cooking

4 days agoNews : Huffington Post

This inventive solution is no load of crap. Across the globe, 1.8 billion people use a drinking water source that is contaminated with fecal matter, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). To make sure the waste produced by refugees and low-income households in Kenya doesn’t infiltrate their water systems, a group founded by U.S. Show More Summary

Naked filter is an affordable and easy solution to clean healthy water

The lack of access to clean water is a major humanitarian problem around the world. Silicon Valley startup Liquidity Nanotech wants to help solve that issue by bringing clean, healthy drinking water to everyone, one filter at a time. The startup’s Kickstarter,

Teabox brews $6M to grow its tea delivery service globally

Tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world, after water, which may go some way towards explaining the success of Teabox, a company that's just secured $6 million in fresh funding.

China Adds Its Latest Environment-Focused Billionaire

Wang Piaoyang, chairman of Beijing Water Business Doctor, has joined the ranks of the world’s billionaires following gains in the share price of his Shenzhen-listed wastewater management company. Wang owns 29% of Beijing Water, a stake worth 6.9 billion yuan, or $1.1 billion, at yesterday’s closing price of 97.87 yuan. The shares have gained more […]

Alaska’s glacial melt could create the world’s sixth largest coastal river

The glaciers are melting. That's the old news. The update is that, in Alaska, there has also been a massive amount of rainfall. The combination of rain and glacial melt create a flow of freshwater that is doing what water does: flowing down to sea level. Right

Life's Nothing More Than a Dumb Kangaroo With a Watering Can on Its Head

I n this life, you flail blindly, pummeling your way from one day to the next through alternating periods of heroic effort and helpless inertia, unwilling or unable to behold the world beyond the lonely confines of your own ego. In this way, you resemble an idiot kangaroo with a watering can stuck on its head. Read more...

UN Report Warns of 40% Water Shortage by 2030

If serious measures are not taken and current trends continue, the world will have 40% less water by 2030, according to a United Nations World Water Assessment Program report released in New Delhi, India ahead of World Water Day.

You can now preorder the amazing water bottle that wants to change the world

After unveiling its clean water vision a few days ago by announcing a new filter capable of cleaning 99.99999% of germs and bacteria usually found in water as you drink it from a special bottle, Liquidity is going forward with its Kickstarter campaign. Show More Summary

TGIF! Weekly Water News Summary, 14 – 20 March 2015

First day of Spring or Autumn. Whichever it is, enjoy!  Sunday,22 March, is World Water Day! Congrats to Rajendra Singh of India, winner of the 2015 Stockholm Water Prize. Click here to see the weekly summary of water news. We don’tShow More Summary

Report reveals alarming lack of water, sanitation and hygiene in health care facilities

The World Health Organization and UNICEF have commissioned the first comprehensive, multi-country analysis on water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) services in health care facilities, calling for global action to push toward 100 percent coverage of these services through new policies, collaboration, monitoring and training.

INFOGRAPHIC: Ten tips to save you 25,000 gallons of water

With World Water Day this Sunday, it's the perfect time to consider all the small changes you can make to be water smart. For instance, if every American home replaced their old toilets with WaterSense toilets, we would save nearly 640 billion gallons of water

The world's looming water catastrophe

U.N. report: Countries across the globe could suffer a 40 percent water deficit in only 15 years

Celebrating Water: Top 10 Special Things You Can Do

You have celebrated New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, and Valentine's Day. So now it is time to observe World Water Day. Like those holidays the celebration of water is about resolutions, equality and love "of life." Twenty-two years ago (March 22, 1993) the very first World Water Day was designated by the United Nations General Assembly. Show More Summary

World Water Day protest targets Massachusetts-Israel Water Partnership

“Massachusetts see the light. Water is a human right!” On Friday, March 20, more than 30 protesters gathered outside the headquarters of the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to protest the Israel-Massachusetts Innovative Water Partnership. Show More Summary

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