Stories by Tara Lohan

Tara Lohan is a freelance writer and former senior editor at AlterNet. She is the editor of two books on the global water crisis, including Water Matters: Why We Need to Act Now to Save Our Most Critical Resource. Follow her on Twitter @TaraLohan or visit her website, subscribe to Tara Lohan's feed

Posted on: Sep 26, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The Sundance hit "FLOW: For Love of Water" is taking the country by storm and waking people up to our water crisis.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2008, Source: AlterNet

An official declaration has said that Coke has "overexploited" a town's groundwater.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Free Tibet activists have been detained by Chinese police.

Posted on: Aug 6, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Looks like David has won over Goliath. At least for now.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Another big win for those hoping to keep the beverage giant out of McCloud, California.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Here's something concrete you can do tomorrow to help in the climate crisis.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Stay tuned for regular posts each week on "Mountain Mondays" to find out the latest info about stopping mountaintop removal mining.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2008, Source: AlterNet

A new resolution from leading U.S. mayors shows that more cities may be ditching the bottled stuff in favor of tap.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Another win in the fight against privatization of water.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Now even if you're one of the lucky Americans who don't have harmful rocket fuel in your water, you can buy some in Liquid Launch.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Author Elizabeth Royte talks about problems with bottled water, the safety of tap, concerns with drugs in the water and whether filters really work.

Posted on: May 13, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Nestle is scaling back their proposal for a new bottling facility ... drastically.

Posted on: May 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet

It turns out mangroves are really, really important.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The groundbreaking museum exhibit is also breaking ground online, too.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The company is trying to sell itself as working toward water conservation, while at the same time depleting water sources.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Opposition to the beverage giant's inroads in rural communities is gaining steam.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2008, Source: AlterNet

A new video shows that people are willing to believe anything about water as long as it's in a bottle.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2008, Source: AlterNet

What's your water footprint? Add up your water use with the H2O Calculator.

Posted on: Mar 12, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Join the International Day of Action for Rivers on March 13-14.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Forget the Oscar winners, check out the new documentary "Flow: For Love of Water."

Posted on: Feb 14, 2008, Source: AlterNet

You get to read, save trees, and then plant more. What could be better?

Posted on: Feb 13, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Maude Barlow's new book about the water crisis is a call to arms to protect a fundamental human right.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2008, Source: AlterNet

What happens when religion and the environment mix.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet

A new report links water decrease with climate change and the prognosis for the U.S. is not good.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Which candidates support nuclear and coal? Who's fighting climate change and supports renewables? Here's the scoop.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Take part in a pioneering campaign that gives new meaning to "message in a bottle."

Posted on: Jan 29, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Sometimes a few bucks actually does make a world of difference. Right now is one of those times.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Things have moved one step closer to the largest river restoration process getting the green light.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Finally a book about greening your life that will make you laugh.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Huckabee and Obama won in the Iowa caucuses, but where do they stand on the environment?

Posted on: Oct 25, 2007, Source: AlterNet

With 11 actions planned across the country, the U.S. will show this Saturday that we will not be still or silent until our troops are home. Will you join us?

Posted on: Oct 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to global warming, pollution, population growth, and privatization, we are teetering on the edge of a global crisis.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Whether we avert catastrophe with climate change may actually be decided by Citibank and Bank of America.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Tara Lohan: The retail giant wants to get on the popular eco-bandwagon, but Wal-Mart Watch won't let 'em.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Tara Lohan: A fuel cell hybrid SUV or a plug-in Prius or maybe even a diesel Jetta?

Posted on: Sep 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

It turns out 'paper or plastic' is a life or death question for our environment.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

A new organization is leading the fight to stop Bush from trampling on our Constitution and our rights. Find out how to join them.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Tara Lohan: O'Reilly has done it again. This time the made up story involves pink pistol-packing dykes indoctrinating youth.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

A fight in the Pacific Northwest over what would be the largest dam removal project has drawn an incredible cast of characters.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Tara Lohan: What happens when 10,000 activists converge in one city to try and build a cohesive progressive movement?