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 program will be holding a major conference on water and governance in association with the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs. The arts programming will be grounded in text, the spoken word, and theatre. Amongst other works this will include an installation on migration across oceans of birds, marine life and humans, in collaboration with RISD. Again, Earth, Itself will collaborate with the WaterFire festival, present a film program, and run poster and Ignite! competitions.