New Mexico's acequias—communal irrigation canals—still function as a tool to preserve and share scarce desert water.
Steward our watersheds, share the water fairly, and live within our means. Here is what sustainability looks like:
Nature's water engineers can restore river channels.
How much water do we use? More than any other country, it turns out. And we could save a lot.
Meet citizen riverkeepers from Milwaukee, Atlanta, and Washington D.C.
All living things need water.
10 years ago, YES! Magazine covered the story of the Living Water Garden, part of a citywide revitalization program in Chengdu, China. Has the promise of that story turned into reality?
Should you be worried about your tap water? Yes, but not for the reason you expected.
A look at China's living water garden in Chengdu. This floating ecological living machine—a gorgeous botanical garden—is restoring open sewage canals.