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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation President Jim King Discusses The George Barley Water Prize with The Weather Channel

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On World Water Day, The Weather Channel's Kait Parker chatted with Jim King, President of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation about the issue of harmful algae blooms in waterways caused by an excess of phosphorus. Scotts Miracle-Gro is the presenting sponsor of The George Barley Water Prize, a four-stage global competition to find a solution to this global problem.

Click here to watch the Weather Channel's online video.

VIDEO | Helping Restore Local Heritage on Long Island

Our Water Positive docuseries tells the story of Long Islanders rallying for clean water
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In this final installment in the Water Positive docuseries commissioned by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation, National Geographic photographer Andy Mann captures the fight to preserve the close-knit fishing communities along Long Island’s north shore.

View our full docuseries and learn more about water quality issues and solutions here. 

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First Hand: Reflections on Lake Erie

by Foundation President Jim King
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The shore of Lake Erie was just a five-minute drive from the house where I grew up in Lorain, Ohio. But making that drive often took me to an entirely different world.

VIDEO | A Unique Lens on Water Quality

Andy Mann describes the creation of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Water Positive Docuseries
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Over the last year The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation partnered with Andy Mann, a world-renowned National Geographic photographer and adventurer, to document the problem of nutrient pollution in America’s lakes and watersheds. In this video Andy reflects, “I’ve traveled the world sharing the heartbreaking stories of our planet’s water issues, and I’ve never seen anything like it.”

View our full docuseries and learn more about water quality issues and solutions here. 

VIDEO | The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation: Clean Water Demands Clear Commitment

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From the beginning, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation has been deeply rooted in the issue of water –- protecting it, conserving it, and ensuring everyone has access to it. We are stemming the tide of nutrient pollution that feeds harmful algal blooms in our waterways through research, funding, and public engagement.

VIDEO | Introducing a Creative Collaboration Between The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and Globally Renowned Environmental Photographer Andrew Mann

Renowned photographer captures the effects of harmful algal blooms
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A new conservation docuseries commissioned by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation will go live on World Water Day, March 22. The docuseries captures the haunting beauty of America’s most fragile watersheds, under stress from harmful algal blooms, and highlights the bold steps we are taking to solve this crisis.

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