Many Californians are looking at their brown lawns and wondering why all farmers don't make the switch to drip irrigation. That would free up more water for cities, right? Read on for the answers - plus everything you ever wanted to know about farm irrigation, and what it all means for water conservation.
A lot of what sustainable food watchdogs do is look into big corporation's use of tiny things like antibiotics, medicine and seeds. This week's Eco News features stories of tiny things making big impacts.
California officials recently indicated that they may lower mandatory water restrictions in some parts of the state. But the drought's not over, so why give the green light to a return to wasteful water ways?
There are tons of ways people can make a difference in our food system! This week's Eco News highlights results from the work of various groups looking to forge a better food future. Read more and get inspired!
Last month, GRACE released a Spanish version of our Water Footprint Calculator and water saving tips. This is a tremendous opportunity to spread the message about water conservation and efficiency to an audience that often gets ignored in eco-minded efforts.
As things like food systems, consumer demand, governments and big corporations change, it's very important to look at potential impacts. This week's Eco News features fascinating stories and investigations of the impacts of some of these big changes. Get the details by reading more!
This World Water Day 2016, GRACE unveiled the first and only water footprint calculator dedicated to Spanish-speakers here in the US. The White House has recognized this effort as part of their historic Water Summit, further emphasizing that it's important for all of us to help protect our water.
Solutions, solutions, solutions! In the sustainability movement, it's so important to think about solutions. This week's Eco News includes stories that feature answers to our environmental problems plus other issues that need innovative, new ideas!
Love water? Hunting for a new job? You might be able to make a splash with a career in water protection. Our need for water and wastewater management is only going to grow. Whether you're a scientist, an advocate, a writer or an accountant, you'll be needed!
While we spend a lot of time diving deep into the US food system, it's really important to also track what's happening around the world. Alongside domestic stories, this week's Eco News features stories of the global food supply, like VICE's great report on global meat demand.
One of the many big reasons we fight for a more sustainable food future? Protecting marine ecosystems and our waterways. This week's Eco News highlights how BigAg can negatively affect our water resources and how we can protect and restore those resources.
Often times we find ourselves asking "Should they be doing this?" when it comes to environmental concerns. This week's Eco News features some stories where asking "should" questions would be a great idea! For instance: should we be watering crops with oil waste water?
When you care about a better food future, it's important to keep up-to-date on all the latest studies and research. This week's Eco News is full of these fascinating investigations and explores the important data each has uncovered about the benefits of sustainable food!