Water has grown scarcer in India, as Green Revolution water-guzzling agriculture replaces traditional practices attuned to local water conditions and local needs. Now indigenous water conservation know-how is bringing back sufficiency—and even abundance
Water projects have been some of the largest engineering feats of humankind. But these projects came at a price many now think was too high. Where do we turn for water solutions?
A struggle to save a desert lake could have pitted bird lovers against city water consumers. Instead, a remarkable alliance was born between environmentalists, community activists, and East Los Angeles youth
When you see that it's the same water that falls as snow and rain, rushes down nearby rivers, passes your lips, brings back the salmon -- this is when you know your watershed.
Not long ago, it seemed all wild streams would soon be dammed. Now, instead of mourning the death of America’s free-flowing rivers, communities are celebrating the resurrection of trout streams, canyons, rapids, and riffles
A floating ecological living machine--a gorgeous botanical garden--is restoring open sewage canals in Fuzhou, China
In the 21st century, our water is becoming a commodity. Some want to profit from it and others are ready to go to war over it, but every form of life must have it. Who will control this source of life?
From the lowly fungus blooms recipes for healing, cleansing, and restoration
Work-related cancers and toxic emissions have eroded the high-tech industry's clean reputation. New European Union rules banning heavy metals and requiring manufacturers to take back discarded computers could set a new global standard