Communities across the country are declaring citizens' right and duty to protect their water, land, local economy, and way of life, even if it means taking on the enormous power of corporations. Here are some of the peaceful revolutionaries who have stepped up.
Waste, pollution, population growth, global trade rules, and now privatization are threatening billions of people with water scarcity. How can we reclaim water for all life?
Your lawn and garden can be both beautiful and water efficient. Xeriscaping is the creative use of native plants that are beautiful, drought-tolerant, and sustainable.
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.
In a reverse of tradition, engineers have begun to build communities around existing streams.