NonA Weekly: H2O
To start the discussion around the theme H2O, this week we will start from the basics.
Water is a precious and limited resource. Since the foundation of early human settlements, water has been the main driver to define the way people lived and prospered. Historically it has been a primary resource for life, a safety issue, a source of energy, a key ecosystem, an element for climate control, a stage for recreation and beautification of the living environment.
But what makes this subject so relevant today and for our future?
1. EXPLAINED | WORLD’S WATER CRISIS
This enlightening explainer series from NETFLIX will take viewers deep inside a wide range of culturally relevant topics, questions, and ideas. This episode is dedicated to the global water crisis. How do we price our most valuable resource, while also ensuring access to it as a human right?
2. SOLVING THE GLOBAL WATER CRISIS IN 7 MINUTES
Hamza Farrukh and his team at Bondh E Shams (The Solar Water Project) have developed a cost-effective and transportable SOLUTION for the global water crisis. Could this be the most scalable tool in our fight against the global water crisis?
3. THE WORLD’S WATER CRISIS EXPLAINED
Many more cities than Cape Town face an uncertain future over water. But there are emerging solutions. This article by Stephen Leahy published on NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC presents specific cases and data to explain the world situation on Water Crisis.
4. TALKS ON WATER
Dive into these TALKS by TED Talks. A complete playlist about water and humanity’s relationship with this life-sustaining liquid.
5.ELEGY OF THE ARTIC
The beauty of the Arctic is overwhelming. The cold, the silence and extraordinary sounds as the ice creaks, rumbles and falls. The pristine environment, with life popping out to welcome you when you least expect it. A unique place that people across the world want to protect. Italian Pianist Ludovico Einaudi performed “Elegy for the Arctic,” his own composition, on a floating platform in the ARTIC OCEAN in front of the Wahlenbergbreen glacier in Svalbard, an archipelago in Norway.
Stay creative and see you all next week!