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Drought on Colorado River Sparks Revolutionary Idea: Sharing Water

Drought on Colorado River Sparks Revolutionary Idea: Sharing Water | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A shrinking water supply on the Colorado River has some states grabbing more water, but California is considering giving some back.
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Documentary Plumbs the Future of Western Water, Blends Optimism With Caution

Documentary Plumbs the Future of Western Water, Blends Optimism With Caution | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Filmmakers find that no state is an island; they're bound together by water -- and must cooperate to find solutions.
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Ojai Film Festival 2016 - Ojai, CA

Tucson, AZ: Schedule:Friday November 4, 20169 AM - Youth Program11.45 AMEmerging – 30 MinsThe Last Ring Home – 27 MinsDispatches from the Gulf – 55 Mins2.30 PMRated
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Arizona Forward honors environmental excellence | AZ Big Media

Arizona Forward honors environmental excellence | AZ Big Media | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Deemed a “building of the future,” Northern Arizona University’s International Pavilion earned the coveted President’s Award (Best of Show) in Arizona Forward’s 36th Annual Environmental Excellence Awards presented by SRP. Jurists praised the facility as among the greenest building of its kind in the world. Arizona Forward celebrated the 36th anniversary of its historic program… Read More →
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Beyond The Mirage: Water Science For The Video Generation

Beyond The Mirage: Water Science For The Video Generation | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
By Warren Tenney A small team of filmmakers, computer experts, educators and scientists at the University of Arizona is convinced that many people - including young people - are eager to learn about serious and complex subjects of great importance. The problem: Where to find accurate and current information in an engaging format. The usual…
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proclaim not to worry

proclaim not to worry | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
…Yet our Arizona “water-gods” … corporate … regulatory … academic …proclaim not to worry… Documentary 'Beyond the Mirage' Explores Future Of Arizona's Water Listen to audio here….http://kjzz.org/content/288480/documentary-beyond-mirage-explores-future-arizonas-water   By  Steve Goldstein….Published: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 3:26pm …This year started out wetter than normal in Arizona, but we’ve gone a couple of months without official…
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New Arizona Prize: $250,000 call to action on water security

New Arizona Prize: $250,000 call to action on water security | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
The Arizona Community Foundation will award $250,000 to the team with the best proposal to use technology or market solutions to improve an Arizona community’s water security.
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Debate: Utah not the only place with air and water woes ...

Debate: Utah not the only place with air and water woes ... | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
— How Portland learned its air was toxic – and failed to fix it — Rob Davis | The Oregonian “When two major American cities discovered dangerous levels of toxic air pollution a decade ago
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Contest seeks to drive innovation in water-conservation education | Cronkite News (Tempe AZ)

Contest seeks to drive innovation in water-conservation education | Cronkite News (Tempe AZ) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
With drought continuing to grip the Southwest, a group armed with a $100,000 prize is out to encourage conservation and create awareness of water shortages through a website allowing individuals to create their own documentaries. A collaboration of the University of Arizona’s Water Resources Research Center, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Arizona Public [...]
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Team wins $100K prize to promote Arizona water conservation | KOLD (TV-Channel 13 Tucson)

A team of water experts, videographers and social media marketers has won a $100,000 prize in a competition to promote Arizona water conservation.
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UA Team Wins $100,000 in Water Challenge | PressReleasePoint

"Beyond the Mirage," an entry from the University of Arizona, was selected Wednesday as the winner of the New Arizona Prize: Water Consciousness Challenge, receiving the competition’s $100,000 grand prize.
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$100,000 to avoid becoming California | Arizona Republic

$100,000 to avoid becoming California | Arizona Republic | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Our View: Water prize begins process to avoid asking: Where's the water?
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@CFWEWater: 2016 Water Educator Symposium, November 17

@CFWEWater: 2016 Water Educator Symposium, November 17 | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Innovative Water Education in the 21st Century: Visual storytelling, using technology to share Colorado’s Water Stories Join the Water Educator Network of the Colorado Foundation for Water Education to explore exemplary visual storytelling techniques for water and river education and outreach. Presenters include Will Inveen, Director of Education at the Murray-Darling Basin Authority in Australia;…
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GWP presents movie night, take two

GWP presents movie night, take two | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
SAFFORD — A technology failure led to a canceled film screening back in August, but the Gila Watershed Partnership is ready to try again.
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Biz awards earned in Southern Arizona

Biz awards earned in Southern Arizona | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
UA's Camp Wellness, Westin La Paloma, College of Medicine-Tucson and many other recent honorees.
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Create your own documentary and become a water expert with Beyond the Mirage's web experience

Create your own documentary and become a water expert with Beyond the Mirage's web experience | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
There is a water shortage threatening the western United States right now, but filmmaker Cody Sheehy, the UA College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the Water Resources Research Center are trying to help the issue.
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Our View: Arizona's water is everybody's business

Our View: Arizona's water is everybody's business | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Our View: Challenges and opportunities create an opening for leadership, innovative ideas
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Documentary 'Beyond the Mirage' Explores Future Of Arizona's Water

This year started out wetter than normal in Arizona, but we’ve gone a couple of months without official rainfall in Phoenix, which included February, usually one of the rainier periods.
That doesn’t necessarily mean the area’s water supply challenges are any greater than they already were, but it’s an indication that the long-running drought continues.
In his new documentary, Beyond the Mirage: The Future of Water in the West, Cody Sheehy explores where we are, what we know and what technological advances could help in the coming years.
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LOW FLOW - KXCI Tucson 91.3 FM

LOW FLOW - KXCI Tucson 91.3 FM | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Thailand is one of the world’s biggest producers of rice with annual exports of 10 million tons. But a severe drought has forced the Thai government to lower its rice export forecast for this year by 2 million tons.  The amount of useable water in the reservoirs has dwindled to below 10 percent and water... Read more »
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Increasing consciousness: Arizona's investment in water education | Your Water Colorado (blog)

Increasing consciousness: Arizona's investment in water education | Your Water Colorado (blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
I spend a fair amount of time in the Phoenix area visiting my sister and her family.  The warm winter days are a great alternative to blocking the cold drafts that sneak through my 100 year old win...
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UA Team Wins $100,000 in Water Challenge | Yuma News Now

"Beyond the Mirage," an entry from the University of Arizona, was selected Wednesday as the winner of the New Arizona Prize: Water Consciousness Challenge, receiving the competition’s $100,000 grand prize.

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Team wins $100K prize to promote Arizona water conservation | The Republic (Columbus IN)

A team of water experts, videographers and social media marketers has won a $100,000 prize in a competition to promote Arizona water conservation.
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Team wins water conservation prize | Tri-Valley Dispatch (Casa Grande AZ)

PHOENIX (AP) — A team of water experts, videographers and social media marketers has won a $100,000 prize in a competition to promote Arizona water conservation.
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