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By Katharine Sucher / On September 2nd, 2016

In a year when headlines are dominated by drought and news of Lake Mead water levels falling to historic lows, John Fleck's Water is for Fighting...

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By Katharine Sucher / On May 20th, 2016

Go on your own journey with explorer Wade Davis in this week's Foreword Friday.

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By Katharine Sucher / On March 25th, 2016

In honor of World Water Day 2016, this week's #ForewordFriday is all about water—and how Americans can't seem to get enough of it. ...

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By Meghan Bartels / On July 25th, 2014

Consumption of bottled water has skyrocketed in the past fifty years.

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By Meghan Bartels / On June 20th, 2014

Water shapes every aspect of our lives, but how many of us know where our water comes from or who decides how it's distributed? In his new book, Chasing Water, Brian...

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By Admin / On June 21st, 2013

Here's another important book to add to your summer reading list: Unquenchable by Robert Glennon. Named a "Top Ten Environmental Book of 2009" by Mother Nature...

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By Admin / On October 19th, 2012

This week’s selection is from Wade Davis’ brand-new book, River Notes. Here's what author...