Founded in 2000 by leading journalists and scientists, Circle of Blue provides relevant, reliable, and actionable on-the-ground information about the world’s resource crises.
With an intense focus on water and its relationships to food, energy, and health, Circle of Blue has created a breakthrough model of front-line reporting, data collection, design, and convening that has evolved with the world’s need to spur new methodology in science, collaboration, innovation, and response. To document emerging and recognized crises, Circle of Blue collaborates with leading scientists and data experts. Through its partnerships, Circle of Blue then dispatches top journalists to map and define the region where the change is occurring. Making connections from localized occurrences to global trends, Circle of Blue publishes these reports online — free of charge — to inform academics, governments, and the general public, catalyzing participation across disciplines, regions, and cultures.
Parag Khanna and Giulio Boccaletti
Parag Khanna and Giulio Boccaletti by Circle Of Blue
What's Up WIth Water - 12.20.21
Your "need to know" news of the world's water from Circle of Blue. This week: drought/hunger/migration in Iraq, an oil exploration company violating environmental laws in Namibia, and a deal in the Colorado River basin to bolster Lake Mead.
What's Up With Water - 12.13.21
Your "need to know" news of the world's water from Circle of Blue. This week: water contamination from a naval fuel storage site in Oahu and Iraq contemplates taking Iran to international court over water use. Plus, CoB's water year in review.
Water Affordability In Michigan
Water Affordability In Michigan by Circle Of Blue
What's Up With Water - December 6, 2021
Your "need to know" news of the world's water from Circle of Blue. This week: wetlands protection in Uganda, flood risk for toxic sites in California, and oyster reef restoration in Virginia. Plus a CoB feature on a Michigan water affordability study.
What's Up With Water - November 29, 2021
Your "need to know" news of the world's water from Circle of Blue. This week: water restrictions in South Africa, flooding in South Sudan, and a tussle over hydropower imports in New England.
Indus Water Treaty, Kashmir
Excellent discussion and right at the edge of what water management issues and their impacts can be in regards to whether countries do or do not go to war over water.