These will include drought, flood, sea rise, and the precarity of seashore settlement and ocean states. The program will also give focus to water rights, water in agriculture and manufacturing, and riverine and marine life.The arts programming will be grounded in text, with emphasis on the spoken word, and on multimedia presentations. Participating poets include Forrest Gander, Arthur Sze, Brenda Hillman, and Anne Waldman. Again, Earth, Itself will present a film program, and run poster and Ignite! competitions.