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Ensia is a magazine showcasing environmental solutions in action. Our mission is to share stories and spark conversations that motivate and empower people to create a more sustainable future.

Our drinking water systems are a disaster. What can we do? nbsp; Feature Our drinking water systems are a disaster. What can we do?  
This new data set is poised to revolutionize climate adaptation nbsp; Feature This new data set is poised to revolutionize climate adaptation  
Infographic: Why even landlubbers need healthy oceans nbsp; Infographic Infographic: Why even landlubbers need healthy oceans  
It’s time to restore the flow of our planet’s life-giving waters nbsp; Voices It’s time to restore the flow of our planet’s life-giving waters  
12 strategies for moving from water scarcity to abundance nbsp; Voices 12 strategies for moving from water scarcity to abundance  
New study assesses the global volume and distribution of “modern” groundwater   New study assesses the global volume and distribution of “modern” groundwater Groundwater has long been an important resource for irrigation, drinking water, energy production… Notable
What really drives water vulnerability   What really drives water vulnerability Whether people have the water they need depends on how much water there is and how much demand… Notable
Chile establishes the largest marine protected area in the Americas   Chile establishes the largest marine protected area in the Americas Earlier today Chilean president Michelle Bachelet announced the formation of Nazca-Desventuradas… Notable
Cities are finally treating water as a resource, not a nuisance nbsp; Feature Cities are finally treating water as a resource, not a nuisance  
Phosphorus runoff is a big problem, but Florida is getting closer to a solution   Phosphorus runoff is a big problem, but Florida is getting closer to a solution Excess phosphorus runoff and emissions from urban areas and croplands, animal feedlots, sewage… Notable
8 charts and maps show why drought will be a growing challenge in the U.S. nbsp; Photo 8 charts and maps show why drought will be a growing challenge in the U.S.  
How a small community saved a contaminated river in Finland nbsp; Video How a small community saved a contaminated river in Finland  
Can saltwater quench our growing thirst? nbsp; Feature Can saltwater quench our growing thirst?  
A thirst for solutions nbsp; Photo A thirst for solutions  
How one California farmer is battling the worst drought in 1,200 years nbsp; Feature How one California farmer is battling the worst drought in 1,200 years  
Water woes — and winners   Water woes — and winners Businesses can barely use the word “water” today without also adding… Notable
A clash of lives and livelihoods: small mines and water quality in India nbsp; Video A clash of lives and livelihoods: small mines and water quality in India  
Taking the pressure off desalination   Taking the pressure off desalination California-based PAX Pure hopes to offer a new solution to water scarcity with its groundbreaking… Notable
Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water nbsp; Feature Hey, America: It’s time to talk about the price of water  
Water Wedges   Water Wedges As seen in California’s ongoing drought, water acquisition is not just an issue in the developing… Notable
Who Owns Groundwater? nbsp; Feature Who Owns Groundwater?  
Water Savers   Water Savers With record-breaking droughts, rising temperatures and more than half of the United States… Notable
In Water We Trust nbsp; Feature In Water We Trust  
How’s My Waterway?   How’s My Waterway? Want to know what the water quality is like in the lake down the street? What’s being dumped in the… Notable
Filtering for Free   Filtering for Free Contaminated water sickens or kills millions of people each year, mostly in developing countries… Notable
Will Sarni: Managing Global Water Risks nbsp; Interview Will Sarni: Managing Global Water Risks  
Are We on the Path to Peak Water? nbsp; Infographic Are We on the Path to Peak Water?  
New Hope for the World’s Driest Regions nbsp; Video New Hope for the World’s Driest Regions  
Reuse: The Next Wave for Water Conservation? nbsp; Feature Reuse: The Next Wave for Water Conservation?  
The Value of Water   The Value of Water Given its use for drinking, irrigation, sanitation and recreation, water has a tremendous impact on… Notable
Risky Business   Risky Business Are businesses responding appropriately to risk brought about by future water uncertainty? Yes and… Notable
Rethinking Big Water nbsp; Feature Rethinking Big Water  
The Papaya Cure   The Papaya Cure Heavy metals released by industries such as gold mining and battery manufacturing can make water… Notable
WaterCredit   WaterCredit The world is full of people in need of safe drinking water and sanitation, people engineering… Notable
Groundwater Wake-Up nbsp; Feature Groundwater Wake-Up  
Our Last Ocean nbsp; Photo Our Last Ocean  
Plastic Island nbsp; Video Plastic Island  
Sylvia Earle: Exploring the World’s Oceans nbsp; Interview Sylvia Earle: Exploring the World’s Oceans  
Stormwater Park nbsp; Feature Stormwater Park  
Water, Clean and Clear nbsp; Article Water, Clean and Clear  
Two Minute Drill   Two Minute Drill Do you have a couple minutes to spare? Great! Check out “The True Value of Our Oceans”… Notable
In the Know About H2O   In the Know About H2O Did you know that water use has grown twice as fast as population over the past century? Or that… Notable
Nitrates on tap nbsp; Feature Nitrates on tap  
Water Tight nbsp; Article Water Tight  
Tapped Out   Tapped Out Tap water, crop irrigation and other human uses around the world are using groundwater at 3.5 times… Notable
Tackling a Hidden Threat to Marine Mammals nbsp; Article Tackling a Hidden Threat to Marine Mammals  
In a Tiny NY Village, Bacteria Do a Big Job on Drugs in Wastewater nbsp; Article In a Tiny NY Village, Bacteria Do a Big Job on Drugs in Wastewater  
Alexandra Cousteau: Creating Sustainable Ocean Fisheries nbsp; Interview Alexandra Cousteau: Creating Sustainable Ocean Fisheries  
Tales Great Lakes Tell nbsp; Article Tales Great Lakes Tell  
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