Grassroots action has backed down the city’s aggressive water shutoffs.
The world under the waves is under attack from climate change, overfishing, and pollution. But major marine sanctuaries are making a difference.
As the problem of marine pollution gets serious, people around the world are turning ocean trash into all sorts of useful objects.
The Inner Harbor Water Wheel is proving to be an effective answer to the city's water pollution problem.
The secret ingredient in Boston's prize winning tap water? Forest conservation.
The ban is set to go into effect in October 2014, and will be the first of its kind in the nation.
Community responses to the Elk River chemical spill draw on West Virginia's long, proud history of grassroots work for environmental and economic justice.
Residents whose tap water was polluted are finding that rainwater is an affordable alternative.
Efforts to curb the consumption of water are getting great results and making expensive desalination plants obsolete.
A storyteller asks what you'd do if you knew your body was part of the water web.
From snow to glacier, from river to delta, and back again. Now, that centuries-old cycle has been interrupted by the tremendous volume of water required to extract oil from the Alberta tar sands.
The economic crisis—and the rising price of gold—have spurred North American firms to reopen mines and attack environmental regulations. Here’s what we can learn from El Salvador’s moratorium on new mining permits.
Activists in the Gulf Coast aren’t willing to stand by while a portion of the controversial pipeline gets fast-tracked.