Experts agree that cities need diverse water supplies, but desalination plants remain controversial.
When a winter storm knocked out water service to tens of thousands of Mississippi residents, it was Black families that were hit hardest—and who organized their own relief efforts.
A California farm is making sure wastewater no longer goes to waste.
A new children’s book centers Native culture and our relationship with Earth.
How one small stretch of coastline went from a hotbed of drug smuggling to a model of ecological restoration.
Cultivating algae empowers coastal communities while storing CO2 deep underwater.
As Californians shelter at home amid the COVID-19 outbreak, an estimated 1 million of them lack access to clean drinking water, one of the most fundamental resources for maintaining health and hygiene.
Young Black people, Indigenous people, and people of color at the center of environmental justice movements are often overlooked. This was evident in 2019 during Swedish teen climate activist Greta
An inspiring collaboration on the Pacific Coast blew fishery conservation goals out of the water.
From southern Nevada to New York City, the climate crisis is causing ongoing water problems. The Water Utility Climate Alliance is working hard to ensure cities are prepared.
The city exhibits all of the problems the framework is meant to heal.
In the face of the climate crisis imperiling endangered species, some activists and governments are turning to a radical, rights-based approach to protect nature.
Composting toilets keep waste out of the water cycle. But have you heard about the phosphorus cycle?
As entire islands disappear in Chesapeake Bay, the oyster is enlisted as a first line of climate defense.
An 11-year-old social media celebrity collects thousands of encouraging letters from around the globe to remind her Flint schoolmates they are not forgotten.
Plastic manufacturers are not responsible for the disposal of their products, so the burden is placed on people in the Philippines.
Climate change will impact agriculture and food supplies. That’s why this digital classroom is teaching food literacy.
To protect vital wetlands, the Ojibwe tribe and local scientists and activists pressured industry to abandon plans for what would have harmed thousands of species of plants and animals.
After industry and greed destroyed my life in northern Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale fracking country, I knew I needed to stand with the water protectors.
Despite decaying infrastructure and budget pressures, city water utilities have mostly delivered on their promise of healthy water.
A new amendment to the 1944 water treaty between Mexico and the United States aims to create a fair, cooperative system for restoring the Colorado River.
Water has become increasingly scarce in northwest India. As rain patterns shift and temperatures rise, communities are using small-scale local solutions to avoid dire drought.
Drone footage shows nature taking back what’s hers; Washington high-school students build tiny houses for the homeless; and the epic tech battle over adblockers.
Who ruined Mad Max’s world? The new film isn't afraid to lay blame — and suggest a way forward.
Some California farmers have discovered ways to farm that use very little water, yet thirstier methods still dominate. What gives?
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