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Sandra Postel directs the independent Global Water Policy Project, and lectures, writes and consults on global water issues. In 2010 she was appointed Freshwater Fellow of the National Geographic Society, where she serves as lead water expert for the Societys freshwater efforts. Sandra is co-creator of Change the Course, the national freshwater conservation and restoration campaign.

During 2000-2008, Sandra was visiting senior lecturer in Environmental Studies at Mount Holyoke College, and late in that term directed the colleges Center for the Environment. From 1988 until 1994, she was vice president for research at the Worldwatch Institute. Sandra is a Pew Scholar in Conservation and the Environment, and in 2002 was named one of the Scientific American 50, an award recognizing contributions to science and technology.

A leading authority and prolific author on international water issues, Sandra has been hailed for her inspiring, innovative and practical approach to promoting the preservation and sustainable use of freshwater. She is author of Pillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Last? and of Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity, chosen by Choice magazine as a 1993 Outstanding Academic Book. Last Oasis appears in eight languages and was the basis for a 1997 PBS documentary. Sandras article Troubled Waters, was selected for inclusion in the 2001 edition of Best American Science and Nature Writing. She is also co-author (with Brian Richter) of Rivers for Life: Managing Water for People and Nature (Island Press 2003). Sandra is co-founder and host of National Geographics freshwater blog, Water Currents.

Sandra has authored more than 100 articles for popular and scholarly publications, including Science, Natural History, Scientific American, Foreign Policy, Ecological Applications, Technology Review, Environmental Science and Technology, International Wildlife, and Water Alternatives. She has written some 20 op-ed features that have appeared in more than 30 newspapers in the United States and abroad, including The New York Times, the L.A. Times and The Washington Post. A frequent conference speaker and lecturer, she has also served as commentator on CNNs Futurewatch, addressed the European Parliament on environmental issues, and appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, ABCs Nightline, and NPRs Science Friday. She also appears in the BBCs Planet Earth and Leonardo DiCaprios The 11th Hour.

Sandra is Water Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute, and has served as an advisor to the Division on Earth and Life Studies of the U.S. National Research Council, as well as to American Rivers. She has served on the Board of Directors of the International Water Resources Association, and on the editorial boards of Ecosystems, Water Policy, and Green Futures. She received a B.A. (summa cum laude) in geology and political science at Wittenberg University and an M.E.M. with emphasis on resource economics and policy at Duke University. Sandra has been awarded two honorary Doctor of Science degrees and the Duke University School of Environments Distinguished Alumni Award.

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Liquid Assets: The Critical Need to Safeguard Freshwater Ecosystems

Liquid Assets: The Critical Need to Safeguard Freshwater Ecosystems

Rivers for Life: Managing Water For People And Nature

Rivers for Life: Managing Water For People And Nature

Pillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Last? (Environmental Alert Series)

Pillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Last? (Environmental Alert Series)

Conserving Water: The Untapped Alternative (Worldwatch Paper, 67)

Conserving Water: The Untapped Alternative (Worldwatch Paper, 67)

Air Pollution, Acid Rain, and the Future of Forests: Worldwatch Paper 58

Air Pollution, Acid Rain, and the Future of Forests: Worldwatch Paper 58

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Sandra Postel Biography

Sandra Postel directs the independent Global Water Policy Project, and lectures, writes and consults on global water issues. In 2010 she was appointed Freshwater Fellow of the National Geographic Society, where she serves as lead water expert for the Societys freshwater efforts. Sandra is co-creator of Change the Course, the national freshwater conservation and restoration campaign.

During 2000-2008, Sandra was visiting senior lecturer in Environmental Studies at Mount Holyoke College, and late in that term directed the colleges Center for the Environment. From 1988 until 1994, she was vice president for research at the Worldwatch Institute. Sandra is a Pew Scholar in Conservation and the Environment, and in 2002 was named one of the Scientific American 50, an award recognizing contributions to science and technology.

A leading authority and prolific author on international water issues, Sandra has been hailed for her inspiring, innovative and practical approach to promoting the preservation and sustainable use of freshwater. She is author of Pillar of Sand: Can the Irrigation Miracle Last? and of Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity, chosen by Choice magazine as a 1993 Outstanding Academic Book. Last Oasis appears in eight languages and was the basis for a 1997 PBS documentary. Sandras article Troubled Waters, was selected for inclusion in the 2001 edition of Best American Science and Nature Writing. She is also co-author (with Brian Richter) of Rivers for Life: Managing Water for People and Nature (Island Press 2003). Sandra is co-founder and host of National Geographics freshwater blog, Water Currents.

Sandra has authored more than 100 articles for popular and scholarly publications, including Science, Natural History, Scientific American, Foreign Policy, Ecological Applications, Technology Review, Environmental Science and Technology, International Wildlife, and Water Alternatives. She has written some 20 op-ed features that have appeared in more than 30 newspapers in the United States and abroad, including The New York Times, the L.A. Times and The Washington Post. A frequent conference speaker and lecturer, she has also served as commentator on CNNs Futurewatch, addressed the European Parliament on environmental issues, and appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, ABCs Nightline, and NPRs Science Friday. She also appears in the BBCs Planet Earth and Leonardo DiCaprios The 11th Hour.

Sandra is Water Fellow of the Post Carbon Institute, and has served as an advisor to the Division on Earth and Life Studies of the U.S. National Research Council, as well as to American Rivers. She has served on the Board of Directors of the International Water Resources Association, and on the editorial boards of Ecosystems, Water Policy, and Green Futures. She received a B.A. (summa cum laude) in geology and political science at Wittenberg University and an M.E.M. with emphasis on resource economics and policy at Duke University. Sandra has been awarded two honorary Doctor of Science degrees and the Duke University School of Environments Distinguished Alumni Award.

Sandra Postel Videos

  • Rocky Mountains and the Water of Life.MOV
  • Episode 713 | Rivers at Risk
  • National Geographic Live! - Sandra Postel: Troubled Waters ...

Sandra Postel Books

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  • How to book Sandra Postel?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sandra Postel for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Sandra Postel, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sandra Postel or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Sandra Postel?

    Booking fees for Sandra Postel, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sandra Postel, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Sandra Postel?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sandra Postel for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sandra Postel for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sandra Postel or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sandra Postel or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Sandra Postel is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Sandra Postel for your event is available upon request. Sandra Postel generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Andy Mann, Shannon Switzer, Cynthia Giles, Tom Fitz and Alex Dehgan. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sandra Postel for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Sandra Postel Speaker Videos

  • Rocky Mountains and the Water of Life.MOV
    Episode 713 | Rivers at Risk
  • National Geographic Live! - Sandra Postel: Troubled Waters ...
    TEDxMidAtalntic 2010 - Sandra Postel 11/5/10

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