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La Paz

Recently, I took an unexpected trip to La Paz, due to the fact that my passport did not have sufficient pages left (1.5) for the visas I require for the rest of the year (2 pages worth).  1,632 more words


Oro Azul

Florence and the Machine – http://bit.ly/1nU0llR

The staff came across a video entitled “Blue Gold”. This is an award-winning 90 minute video produced in 2008. It speaks about water, its misuse, mismanagement and shortages. 64 more words



Highway 395 along the Eastern Sierras is a very special place. It is one of the only physical places I go to and feel I am Home. 1,225 more words


Blue Gold: World Water Wars

In consideration of the recent debate about water privatization in the European Union I would like to share the 2008 documentary Blue Gold: World Water Wars. 1,534 more words


From Columbus to Cochabamba

The Cochabamba Wars

It was the year 2000 when a series of protests erupted in the city of Cochabamba, Bolivia over an impending privatization of water supply systems. 828 more words

News And Features

the wild west of weed has a water problem

Some drought-stricken rivers and streams in Northern California’s coastal forests are being polluted and sucked dry by water-guzzling medical marijuana farms, wildlife officials say — an issue that has spurred at least one county to try to outlaw personal grows. 160 more words

Californians Want to Fix the Drought—Without Spending Any Money

Californians agree their state’s drought is a big problem, but they’re not enthused about spending money to alleviate it. That’s one of the takeaways from a just-released… 1,720 more words