WATER SERIES : The Number 1 Water Problem in the United States

2013 is UN Year of Water Cooperation – and NAEEUK is bringing together education resources to about this key area … Please let me know of your favourites.


Post Carbon Institute Fellow Sandra Postel discusses the greatest water challenges ahead for the United States.

Cover of "Rivers for Life: Managing Water...
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Sandra Postel is a leading authority and prolific author on international water issues; she directs the independent Global Water Policy Project and in March 2010 she was named the National Geographic Society‘s first Freshwater Fellow.

In 1992 Postel authored Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity, which now appears in eight languages and was the basis for a PBS documentary that aired in 1997. She is also author of Pillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Last? (1999) and co-author of Rivers for Life: Managing Water for People and Nature (2003). Her article “Troubled Waters” was selected for inclusion in the 2001 edition of Best American Science and Nature Writing. Sandra has authored well over 100 articles for popular, scholarly, and news publications, including Science, Scientific American, Foreign Policy, The New York Times, and The Washington Post.


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