PLU symposium: Water is rare, scary and flows to the powerful
Students journalists covering "Our Thirsty Planet," a symposium about water put on by Pacific Lutheran University’s Wang Center for Global Education, have wrapped up their coverage on "Water For Thought," a Website created for KPLU's experiment in student-sourced journalism.
With videos and stories, the students review the impact of the symposium and new perspectives on water. Below are headlines and highlights:
- Water: a necessity we all tap differently
- Student reflects on pool of knowledge garnered at water symposium
One quote: “It’s just incredible that moving into the future that so much of our politics of power and food resources and just water resources are going to be controlled by people who have water.”
- Free flow of ideas and experiences flood student forum
- Q&A with humanitarian, water filter inventors
- Running low: time to conserve water is now
Story on Vice president of the Norwegian Academy of Polar Research: One of the coldest places on Earth has become one of the interdependent regions filled with industrialized and militarized resources.
For all of the stories and more videos, check out the student Website.