“Water is a gift of the creator.” Video from the Episcopal News Service.
Author: Alice Outwater Publisher: Basic Books ISBN: 978-0-465-03780-3 An environmental engineer turned ecology writer relates the history of our waterways and her own growing understanding of why our waterways continue to be polluted—and what needs to be done to save this essential natural resource. Water: A Natural History takes us back to the diaries of the first […]
Canada’s Obligation to End the First Nations Water Crisis
An invitation to participate in the Ecumenical Water Network
Author: Maude Barlow Publisher: Anansi ISBN: 9781770894068 In Blue Future, international bestselling author Maude Barlow offers solutions to the global water crisis based on four simple principles. Principle One: Water Is a Human Right chronicles the long fight to have the human right to water recognized and the powerful players still impeding this progress. Principle Two: Water Is […]
Author: Callum Roberts Publisher: Penguin ISBN: 9780143123484 The sea feeds and sustains us, but its future is under catastrophic threat. In this powerful and ambitious book Callum Roberts—one of the world’s foremost conservation biologists—tells the story of the history of the sea, from the earliest traces of water on earth to the oceans as we know […]
Author: Robert Jerome Glennon Publisher: Island Press ISBN: 1559634006 As Robert Glennon explores the folly of our actions and the laws governing them, he suggests common-sense legal and policy reforms that could help avert potentially catastrophic future effects. Water Follies, the first book to focus on the impact of groundwater pumping on the environment, brings this widespread but […]
Author: Marq de Villiers Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ISBN: 0771026412 In his award-winning book WATER, Marq de Villiers provides an eye-opening account of how we are using, misusing, and abusing our planet’s most vital resource. Encompassing ecological, historical, and cultural perspectives, de Villiers reports from hot spots as diverse as China, Las Vegas, and the Middle East, where […]
Author: Charles Fishman Publisher: Free Press ISBN: 1439102082 Bringing readers on a lively and fascinating journey— from the wet moons of Saturn to the water-obsessed hotels of Las Vegas, where dolphins swim in the desert, and from a rice farm in the parched Australian outback to a high-tech IBM plant that makes an exotic breed of pure water […]
SIWI’s vision is a water wise world. A world where the unique value of water is recognized.