8 Year old Amita Gowda is probably doing what most of us should be doing, figuring out ways to better the environment. On a trip to Ouroboros and School Grown Farms she talks about her discovery of "aquaponics" a farming technique that might be an answer to helping us grow plants and fish at the same time.
Youth video makers Sarah Shader and Lindsey Segal won second place in this years Santa Clara Valley Water Districts youth art contest. The contest was part of a larger public information and education campaign by the district to increase awareness about the severity of the drought among young people and to promote easy water saving tips to conserve water.
"This weekend marked the first time in years that El Salvador, who leads the world in youth homicide rates, had no homicides. At the same time, the Latin America summit is going on where Latin America is pleading America to change its war on drug policies, there's a connection there", writes author Hector Gonzalez.
The Maia Mural Brigade brought artists from The Estria Foundation's Water Writes Project and The Break the Silence Mural Project to travel to Palestine and collaborate with local artists on the creation of public murals depicting local water conditions.
New America Media, News Report, Text: Nancy Hernandez//Video: Josue Rojas.