Tag Archives: clean water

Happy World Wetlands Day!

A Time to Restore February 2nd marked the 52nd anniversary of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance. Signed in 1971 in Ramsar, Iran, this inter-governmental treaty sought to assure that the world would conserve and protect its wetlands … Continue reading

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Come So Far…

Shenandoah National Park © pam lazos Moderation in all things is a phrase attributable to the Greek poet Hesiod (circa 700 b.c.), the Roman comic dramatist Plautus (c. 250–184 bc), Buddhism generally, and I’m sure a majority of everyone’s grandparents. Even … Continue reading

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Election Day 2022

river paying no mind © pam lazos Today is Election Day in the U.S. where democracy is on the ballot. It’s not hard to see how we tacked so far to crazy town, yet the seeds of discontent planted in … Continue reading

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Fast Fashion

What could possibly go wrong? How do we make it right? An interview with fashion designer, Resa McConaghy Three plus decades ago, my Aunt Marylou gave me two black dresses, both sheaths, both high-quality knit — if I had to … Continue reading

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Swamp Love Trifecta

Show me the money! If I told you one-eighth of the world’s inhabitants depend on wetlands for their livelihood you would probably say I’m crazy.  They’re just swamps, right?  Yes they are swamps, and yet, the Chesapeake Bay, the Louisiana … Continue reading

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Applying Environmental Justice Solutions to California Local Government Efforts in Water Conservation

by Luis González I had the pleasure of working with Luis González when he interned as a law clerk in our office last summer. Luis is currently a student at Vermont Law School, but as a San Diego, Cali resident, … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

As many of you know, I am crazy for clean, safe water for all and work toward that end both in my J.O.B. and in my volunteer life. So I am sharing the post I made for the Global Water … Continue reading

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What is This Man Thinking?

He’s probably thinking about the lack of access to improved sanitation for about 1/3 of the planet’s inhabitants. Today is World Toilet Day. Let’s review a few facts: How does a species evolve? For centuries, people lived side-by-side with their … Continue reading

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The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

by Ewoma E. Okah-Avae Ewoma is a Geographer, Environmentalist, Blogger & Podcaster on environmental awareness, issues and concerns. She has a blog on which she writes regularly about the environment. The Green Code: Invest In The Matters Of The Environment … Continue reading

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También la Lluvia

También La Lluvia (Even the Rain) (2000), directed by Icíar Bollaín, tells the story of a small film crew making a movie about Christopher Columbus’ landing in the New World and the effect Spain’s arrival had on the indigenous Indian … Continue reading

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