From the hills of western Kenya to the coastlines of Haiti, blue bins are popping up unexpectedly across local landscapes.
Today, Sir Richard Branson, Bono and Olivia Wilde declare their support for Matt Damon's Toilet Strike in the most recent PSA released by water.org.
Some members of Congress consistently vote against clean water, and many others are reliable champions. The senators profiled below were the biggest surprises in their vote to block protections for our nation's waterways.
As former UNICEF director Carol Bellamy said, "Safe water and sanitation are essential to protect children's health and their ability to learn at school. In this sense, they are as vital as textbooks to a child's education."
Demands on the Colorado River exceed the river's average supply, and this problem is projected to get worse as populations continue to grow and as climate changes increase temperatures and reduce runoff.
I live in Minnesota, the land of 10,000 lakes. Actually, we've got 11,842 named lakes of more than ten acres in size, but "10,000 lakes" looks better on our license plates. In any case, I know water -- and I'm worried about it.
These omissions and shortcomings on either side of the equation only stand to bolster the most important claim: benefits outweigh costs more than 10 to 1 for all major EPA regulations adopted in the past decade.
By Ramez Naam This is Part Three of a five-part series by Ramez Naam, Singularity University Adjunct Faculty, exploring the power of innovation to boo...
Recently, at a dinner celebrating the 40th anniversary of American Rivers, I conducted an armchair conversation with three of our founders, Brent B...
Yes, it will take a very special gift to really say "I love you, mom" to our Mother Earth. Here are the top 5 green Mother's Day gifts that our favorite planet has recently received and which may provide you a few shopping ideas for the other moms in your life.
The passing of another Earth Day seems to have some pundits waxing nostalgic. One such pundit, Nicholas Lemann of the New Yorker, wrote a glowing piec...
Taking away the ability to understand current groundwater conditions in areas prone to flooding problems seems counterproductive to providing remedies for the problems.
It may seem hard to imagine, but one out of every three people in the world today does not have access to a decent toilet. Instead, many people in poor countries are left with no choice but to relieve themselves in open spaces, rivers or fields that drain into de facto local water sources.
Comics love irony. So you might think that there would be truckloads of good jokes floating around about our environment. After all, you've got global warming, melting polar ice caps and millions of cows whose flatulence create less than desirable methane levels.
(This article is published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the April 29, 2013 edition.) Houston-based Halliburton Co. is in talks to settle private clai...
An interview I gave in 2005 in which I discussed the public right to water has been shared widely. My critics say it shows I want to 'privatize' water. I want nothing of the sort. I don't mind being criticized on Facebook or Twitter, because the debate there is helping to spotlight the issue of water scarcity.