Do you have any examples of great coverage of water issues?
Water was a uniquely successful South African government project,
that brought awareness of water issues like never before in that
Gulf of Mexico Foundation
- Great educational tool for teachers.
NACLA report on water
Media coverage of garbage in the Cañon del Sumidero, in the
state of Chiapas
What water-specific topics are under-reported?
The decline of coral reefs and what isn't being done to protect
them. Worlds decline in water availability and quality.
Role of Marine Protected Areas in restocking adjacent fisheries.
How coral reefs not only support biodiversity, but also protect
coastal areas during tsunamis and hurricanes.
International privatization of water Effects of climate change
on water quality
Would like to see more depth in reporting on the Chesapeake Bay,
near where I live.
Watershed issues, conservation
Water conservation at home.
Creation of water treatment centers in the 3rd world
Septic leakage into lakes, oceans and sea. Use of brackish well
water in hotels Skin absorption of toxins
Tourist resorts over-exploitation of water. Ways of conserving water
at home and in hotels. Local pollution of water
Water Conservation on a personal scale. And how this affects the
larger scale. Individual contributions to water pollution and how
this adds up on a larger scale.
Any other comments?
I have noticed that in Oaxaca, many roofs are tilted so that run
off from rain or overfilled tanks runs to a low point on the roof
and then into the street. The street does not need water -- roof
water needs to run off into the gardens and grass.
The IV World Water Forum in Mexico never reached the poorest, those
that are deprived of their own water resources
This is a good survey!