For one woman writer, wilderness provided sanctuary and solace in an unstable world. Preserving this source of the good life meant stepping into the political fray.
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.
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?
With a little planning, your lawn and garden can be both beautiful and water efficient
Attuned to their arid land, the Hopi raised abundant crops for hundreds of years, stewarding the small springs they considered sacred. Now, 35 years after a massive coal mine began using their water, the springs are drying up.
A polluted river in China becomes the site of a water park that provides a safe place for children's play, a celebration of water's beauty, and a cleansing of the water itself.