Overview'Each reading is accompanied by Summary Headnotes, Focus Questions, Discussion Questions, Writing Activities, and Collaborative Activities.' About the Series. Preface. Fresh Water. Last of the Amazon. The Redwoods Point the Way. Water Pressure. The Drying of the West. The Big Melt. The End of Plenty. Still Waters: The Global Fish Crisis. The Gulf of Oil: The Deep Dilemma. The 21st-Century Grid. Saving Energy: It Starts at Home. High-Tech Trash.