After a 2021 leak at the U.S. military’s Red Hill fuel storage facility poisoned thousands, activists, Native Hawaiians, and affected military families have become unlikely allies in the fight for accountability.
Dogged by flooding from Lake Michigan, South Side residents have finally drawn attention from city and state officials.
Decades of disinvestment have led to racialized disparities in access to safe drinking water and effective wastewater services.
Decentralized water recycling systems are a leading strategy to make water use more sustainable.
For Jackson, Flint, and the Navajo Nation, clean water shouldn’t be a pipe dream.
Water has an appetite.
Water has a living spirit and holds memories from the beginning of time.
Among the forecast effects of climate change, one in particular poses special concern: We’re running out of water.
Like water itself, the protection of this vital resource takes many different forms.
Pregnant people across the country lack safe drinking water—so grassroots organizations are stepping in.
Their success is changing the perception of Aboriginal communities from “fish thieves” to leaders in regional development.
Fifty Years after the passage of the Clean Water Act, the future of America’s waterways hangs in the balance.
“Once we collectively feel this connection, this relationship, we can then begin to understand the responsibility we have—the responsibility that I feel, and that my ancestors felt.”
The endorsement and buy-in of critical stakeholders, like fishers, can make or break a conservation project. So fishers were invited to the table as the project took shape.
The UN declaration is more than moral posturing. Resolutions like this one have led to effective treaties and national laws.
Near San Francisco, an ambitious wetlands restoration project is attempting to balance a return to the ecological past with the realities of a changing future.
Native tribes are reliant on their local water sources, which have been continuously exploited and contaminated by the U.S. government and non-Native people. Indigenous groups are finding new ways to demand justice.
A new podcast explores the rights of nature movement and its potential to shift Western legal doctrine around environmental protection.