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Ensia is a magazine showcasing environmental solutions in action. Powered by the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota, we connect people with ideas, information and inspiration they can use to change the world.

Filtering for Free   Filtering for Free Contaminated water sickens or kills millions of people each year, mostly in developing countries where people lack access to the high-tech… 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 our physical and mental well-being. But… Notable
Risky Business   Risky Business Are businesses responding appropriately to risk brought about by future water uncertainty? Yes and no, according to a new report from CDP… 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 unfit for human consumption. Developed… Notable
WaterCredit   WaterCredit The world is full of people in need of safe drinking water and sanitation, people engineering solutions, and people who would be glad to… 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” – the latest installment in the… 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 irrigation accounts for 70 percent of… 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 the sustainable rate. In some cases… 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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