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World Population Day is Saturday, July 11 – What’s Our Future?

World Population Day is Saturday, July 11 – What’s Our Future?

The first World Population Day was observed on 11 July 1990. In 30 years, since that first observance, what have we calculated about our future? Well, the United Nations agrees with current estimates indicating that roughly 83 million people are being added to the...
Watercolorists can join the fight!

Watercolorists can join the fight!

Water – winding rivers, tranquil lakes, stormy seas – throughout time, water is one the most popular subjects of watercolorists. There’s something about water that draws people in – both painters and the people that view their work.  Maybe they...
The U.S. beats China on this one!

The U.S. beats China on this one!

You probably thought China had to be the largest user of water for industrial purposes…. Surprise! Globally, the United States is the largest user of industrial water, withdrawing over 300 billion m³ (cubic meters) per year. (roughly 80 trillion gallons). This...
With your help, we can solve the water crisis!

With your help, we can solve the water crisis!

The planet is running out of fresh water. “Over the past two centuries, freshwater usage has grown two times faster than the population,” says Steven Solomon, author of Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization. “As world...