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Global Sustainability

Water

  1. Food & Water Watch
    Food & Water Watch is a Washington, D.C. based non-governmental organization and consumer rights group which focuses on corporate and government accountability relating to food, water, and fishing.
  2. Global Water Partnership
    The Global Water Forum's web site offers extensive information about worldwide water issues and challenges. Features navigation organized by world region.
  3. Pacific Institute
    This site is dedicated to providing up-to-date water information, data, and web connections to organizations, institutions, and individuals working on a wide range of global freshwater problems and solutions.This site is an excellent resources for water links, scholarship, and statistical information.
  4. The Water Page
    This site offers links and resources related to a number of important water issues including water and conflict, privatization, and quality.
  5. World Water Council
    The World Water Council is the International Water Policy Think Tank dedicated to strengthening the world water movement for an improved management of the world's water resources. The WWC web site provides up-to-date information about worldwide water issues and an extensive collection of links.
  6. UNU International Network on Water, Environment and Health
    UNU-INWEH acts as the 'UN Think-Tank on Water', responding directly to the global water crisis, and facilitates global efforts to meet the MDGs. UNU-INWEH's programme is designed to provide applied science and capacity-building initiatives that enable water managers to better address both the root causes and current manifestations of the global water crisis.
  7. UN Water
    UN-Water strengthens coordination and coherence among UN agencies that work on all aspects of freshwater and sanitation. This includes surface and groundwater resources, the interface between freshwater and seawater and water-related disasters. UN-Water aims at improving the cooperation between relevant governing bodies and development organizations. It is responsible for the annual World Water Day as well as for the UN Water decade.
  8. Water Aid
    WaterAid enables the world's poorest people to gain access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene education. These basic human rights underpin health, education and livelihoods and form the first, essential step in overcoming poverty.
  9. National Geographic Freshwater Site
    Articles, multimedia information and interactive learning resources related to freshwater and the environment.
  10. Planet H20
    A series of lessons and activities focused on water use, pollution and conservation, for grades 3-12.
  11. Water Wars
    An interactive site that allows educators and students to engage directly with journalists reporting on water issues, with a link to teaching resources that were developed by Brown University's Choices program.
  12. The Aral Sea: Then and Now
    An elementary level lesson plan from National Geographic that chronicles the shrinking of the Aral Sea.