Water Around the World

March 22 was World Water Day, and two excellent photo essays draw attention to the issue. Foreign Policy shows images of water crises in places like China, Pakistan and Iraq, while The Boston Globe‘s Big Picture essay includes images from National Geographic and NASA.[%comments]

Cyril Morong

David Zetland has an interesting post on water and human rights at


It seems that we have are able to produce enough food through private producers but we have the government usually providing water and there is not enough.

Rick Matz

I live in Michigan, surrounded by the Great Lakes. I think people who live in place that are short of water (like people living in a desert like Las Vegas or Phoenix) ought to move to one of the Great Lakes states.


It's important to point out that a lot of people don't have clean drinking water, but I think we should also celebrate the fact that potable water availability is the best it's EVER BEEN right now today.