WikiTribune staff and community are examining the many issues surrounding water – locally, internationally and globally. See the water package page here.
- Climate change
- Effects of rising sea levels
- Access to water
- Water quality
- Water management
- Privatization of water companies
- Importance of maritime trade routes
- Water supplies in agricultural and urban settings
- Public sanitation
- War and conflict
- Government policy
- Flint, Michigan
- Flood defences
- Water desalination
- Geo-politics of oceans/seas and their resources
- Issues linked with Arctic/Antarctica
- Vital role of wetlands (diminishing areas) and their management
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- On solar powered desalination as a solution to the water crisis, initiatives of interest which could be worth interviewing: LQUID (http://www.lquid.co), WaterFX (http://waterfx.co), TAP (http://transafricapipeline.org) which is working with The Great Green Wall (http://www.greatgreenwall.org).
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WikiTribune staff are looking at the following areas, suggest angles and shape the coverage:
Lydia Morrish: how water is used as a weapon of war.
Harry Ridgewell: technological solutions to water stress.
Charles Turner: the “superfund sites,” more than 1,800 contaminated areas of the United States.
George Engels: maritime trade routes and China’s growing seafaring capabilities.
Gonzalo Canada: how urban design is including the water cycle of cities.