This "sustainability for teachers" guide provides over 50 short videos and resources covering the main issues related to sustainability. These issues are: population, human needs, natural resources, water,recycling, equity, and much more. Enjoy it!
This article published by the University of Arizona explains the link of water and energy, and how one resource depends on the other one and vice-versa. The article provides specific examples in the context of Arizona state.
this paper discusses the diverse demands for water resources -past, present, and future- using the impacts, regulations, challenges, as policies of specific U.S. states as examples. This paper provides case studies for four specific areas in the United states: California, arizona, Florida, and the High Plains
This case explores the high rate of diabetes on the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) of Arizona. Part I provides a brief history of the GRIC and their recent historic water settlement. Part II looks at diabetes and possible causes of diabetes on the GRIC. The case concludes with the question of what has contributed to the GRIC having such a high rate of diabetes and whether a return to traditional foods can address this critical issue.
This site is interactive. Click on one of the active states on the map and it provides information on that states use of the Colorado River. The Colorado River passes through several states; Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, and ends in Mexico.
This research from Columbia University is on Phoenix's water supply. It provides us some nice graphs, figures, and information. Also under the 'Drought' tab it provides some other useful resources on that topic.
DCDC research, outreach and educational activities have focused on water management decisions in central Arizona in the context of the area's rapid population growth and urbanization, complex political and economic systems, variable desert climate, and the specter of global climate change.