by Lauren Oakes, co-author of the book A Watery Grave: The Nature Conservancy and the Quest for a Better World article “I feel like we need to be clear about what water is,” says James Ewing, a professor at Harvard University’s Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and a leading water scientist.
“We can’t be so fixated on the concept of water, and then use that as the basis for our water policy.”
A lot of what he and other experts are doing with their work is using the water that is on the surface of the planet.
But for the most part, they’re focusing on the deeper, deeper, and deeper levels.
Ewing and others have been looking at how the world’s water is being degraded, and whether it’s being lost at a rate that is not sustainable.
This is particularly relevant now, because the water we drink and eat is an essential part of our daily lives.
“Water is what we eat, and water is what keeps us alive,” says Ewing.
“So when we look at how we’re treating our water, it is really important that we look in the context of what we’re doing to that water, as well as how it’s going to be used.”
Ewing says he is especially concerned about the issue of how we treat water in developing countries.
“I have to be careful, I think, about using the word ‘crisis,’ because it sounds like we’re going to get a lot of bad press,” he says.
“But we’re not.
We’re in a crisis of our own making.
So, for me, it’s not a crisis.”
As it happens, Ewing is the author of a book about how to save the world, called A Watering Place.
Ewings group, Water in the Heartland, has been working to figure out how we can help the people of developing countries that have nowhere else to go, and to protect their water.
He and his colleagues are working with partners in the United Nations to help bring attention to what’s happening in the world of water conservation, and what they’re doing about it.
“The fact that water is a universal resource is a very important thing, because you can’t imagine that we can’t do something about it,” says Oakes.
“There are a lot more people in this world who need our water than the people that we know.
So the more people we get to know, the more we can do something.”
Oakes says that it’s important for water agencies to be proactive and to do their part to help people protect their health, water, food, and livelihoods.
“You can’t turn off the tap and say, ‘OK, water is good, we’re gonna stop making people sick, or water is bad,’ ” says Oaks.
“It’s really important to start to be mindful about how we use our water and how we protect it, and that’s a very complex issue.”
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In this story, we use water as a metaphor to talk about the interconnectedness of life and water.
This story is part of a series.
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It is a vital resource, a source of food, medicine, energy, and clean water.