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Long Beach water activists

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Even though Turn to Tap is about bottled water, there are plenty of other environmental issues that are at critical stage for all of us.  Some folks in Long Beach, California have launched a site called http://www.sinkthebreakwater.com/ to bring attention to the miserable state of the ocean and beaches there.  Their site is highly graphical and tells the story in few words, many pictures and great but awful to see video.  Rivers and oceans are the lifeblood of our planet, literally.  Seeing how our industrial economy treats them as free dumping grounds just highlights our need to

Canada Leads: National Day of Action on Bottled Water

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OPIRG at Brock University in Canada reports...this seems to be a natural for US student groups to organize for Spring 09.  Earth Day?

Food and Water Watch's Top 10 Reasons to Choose Tap

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Food and Water Watch is an organization that needs our ongoing support.  They do great work in so many areas that matter. Here is their summary of why to choose tap.

Bottled Water Quality Investigation: 10 Major Brands, 38 Pollutants

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This is a big story that is getting widespread attention.  Consumer Reports covered the story as follows: "Concerns over the purity of bottled water, as reflected in a new report from the Environmental Working Group, might also force you to consider drinking only or switching back to filtered tap water."  EWG has alot to say:

Pay attention! Today's news is not good news

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This site is mainly focused on water issues, of course.  But anything that has to do with climate change and human civilization relates to water and how we will learn to survive as humans in a very changed physical environment.  Yale's School of Forestry has a blog that anyone interested in environment and climate should be subscribing to.  It's called Environment 360: Opinion, Analysis, Reporting and Debate.  The digest has a really important article in it this week that headlines: