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Interview: Talking Clean Water and Industrial Agriculture with Kelly Hunter Foster

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Waterkeeper Alliance senior attorney Kelly Hunter Foster manages the organization’s Clean Water Defense and National Pure Farms, Pure Waters campaigns and works on Clean Water Act-related legal actions against the government and polluters. Kelly Hunter Foster is senior attorney at Waterkeeper Alliance where she manages the organization’s Clean Water Defense and National Pure Farms, Pure Waters campaigns, including Clean Water Act-related legal …

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Interview: Sandra Postel on How We Can Replenish the Water Cycle

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In her new book, Replenish, Sandra Postel offers ways that farmers, water managers and consumers can unite to restore the broken water cycle. For centuries humans have channeled water to create a prosperous, modern society. Whether it’s irrigating fields for food, constructing massive dams for water storage or building water treatment plants for clean water, there is a long history …

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Interview: Arjen Hoekstra, Creator of the Water Footprint Concept

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When Dr. Arjen Hoekstra created the water footprint he opened people’s eyes about how humanity uses water. Discover what guided Hoekstra onto this visionary path, the role that consumer decisions have on water use, the complexities of industrial versus pasture-raised meat, and more. As interest in the water footprint concept has grown in recent years, more people are giving thought …

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Interview: Matt Malina of NYC H2O

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Water educator Matt Malina loves New York City’s water system so much he created NYC H2O, a series of educational tours and lectures about the city’s infrastructure. Water educator and math tutor Matt Malina, who grew up in New York City’s East Village, loves his city’s water system so much that he created NYC H2O, a series of educational tours …

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Interview: Florencia Ramirez on Why Saving Water Starts in the Kitchen

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Author Florencia Ramirez spent seven years visiting forward-thinking players in the food system to learn about their water-sustainable strategies. Then she wrote a book to share what she learned with the rest of us. Over the course of seven years, Florencia Ramirez journeyed across the United States to visit forward-thinking farmers, cattle ranchers, fishermen, a chocolatier and many other key …

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Interview: Your Water Footprint with Author Stephen Leahy

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Stephen Leahy is an award-winning environmental journalist who’s taken a particular interest in what he calls the “hidden world of virtual water” that surrounds us. In Stephen Leahy’s new book, Your Water Footprint: The Shocking Facts About How Much Water We Use To Make Everyday Products, he illustrates the somewhat mysterious concept of virtual water using plenty of graphics and photographs …