Water in the Anthropocene is a 3-minute film charting the global impact of humans on the water cycle.... http://vimeo.com/66087863
Evidence is growing that our global footprint is now so significant we have driven Earth into a new geological epoch — the Anthropocene.
Human activities such as damming and agriculture are changing the global water cycle in significant ways.
The data visualisation was commissioned by the Global Water Systems Project for a major international conference (Water in the Anthropocene, Bonn, Germany, 21-24 May, 2013). conference2013.gwsp.org
Convention on Biological Diversity
UNITED NATIONS - INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY - 22 May 2013 - WATER AND BIODIVERSITY 2013 http://www.cbd.int/idb/2013/
May 23, 2013 Guardian Environment
WORLD ON COURSE TO RUN OUT OF WATER, WARNS UN SEC. BAN KI-MOON http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/may/22/world-run-out-water-ban-ki-moon1
May 23, 2013 - Mens News Daily
THE COLORADO RIVER, THE HIGH PLAINS AQUIFER AND THE ENTIRE WESTERN HALF OF THE U.S. ARE RAPIDLY DRYING UP http://michaelsnyder.mensnewsdaily.com/2013/05/the-colorado-river-the-high-plains-aquifer-and-the-entire-western-half-of-the-u-s-are-rapidly-drying-up/
May 23, 2013 Environment News Service
U.S. GROUND WATER CONSUMPTION ACCELERATING http://ens-newswire.com/2013/05/23/u-s-groundwater-consumption-accelerating/
May 24, 2013 Yale Environment 360
MAJORITY OF EARTHS POPULATION FACE WATER SHORTAGES BY MID CENTURY http://e360.yale.edu/digest/majority_of_earths_population__faces_water_shortages_by_mid-century/3854/
May 22, 2013 Terra Daily
SOURCE OF LIFE RUNNING OUT: WATER SCIENTISTS http://www.terradaily.com/reports/Source_of_life_running_out_water_scientists_999.html
January 30, 2013 World Resources Institute
5 SOBERING REALITIES ABOUT GLOBAL WATER SECURITY http://insights.wri.org/aqueduct/2013/01/5-sobering-realities-about-global-water-security-0
WATER IN THE ANTHROPOCENE: BONN WATER DECLARATION
The water community assembled in Bonn for the Global Water System Project Conference Water in the Anthropocene to make a set of core recommendations to institutions and individuals focused on science, governance, management and decision-making relevant to water resources on Earth.
The declaration was issued by the Lord Mayor of Bonn during the closing ceremony of the conference and was signed by the participants.
WATER SECURITY THREATS: GLOBAL WATER SYSTEM PROJECT - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE May 21-24 2013, Bonn, Germany http://www.gwsp.org/
May 22, 2013 Business Insider:
AMERICA'S WATER PROBLEM IS WAY WORSE THAN EVERYBODY THINKS http://www.businessinsider.com/us-drought-water-scarcity-2013-5