As you might expect, the disappearance of the Colorado River, which flows 1,450 miles from the Rocky Mountains to the Sea of Cortez, has had a rather dramatic effect on the Colorado River Delta, and not for the better.
I know tap water can taste bad -- I taste it everywhere I go -- but can it also make you sick in the United States? At 2 a.m. in the hotel and with gurgling intestines, I was deciding if I should dissolve alka seltzer in that tap water or not.
In the arid lands of the American West, abundance has a troublesome way of leading back again to scarcity. If you have a lot of something, you find a way to use it up -- at least, that's the history of the "development" of the Colorado Basin.
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.
You're not the only thing thawing out this spring. Here are 10 rivers you don't want to miss. From West Virginia's famous whitewater to the Everglades' river of grass, you'll find yourself up a creek ---- hopefully with a paddle -- and soaking up some sights
Water is serious business. As populations and economies grow, and as we increasingly reach "peak water" limits to local water resources, I believe that the risks of conflicts will increase, even here in the United States.
More than 100 films were screened from around the state and the globe; 50 will be shown, with awards given in the following categories: Spirit of Activism, Best Feature, Best of Fest, Best Short, and Best Youth Film.
For a resilient food supply, we need to keep our specialty farmers farming and we need to make it monetarily worth their while not to sell out. We need to replace abandoned acres of asphalt with small allotments and grow crops.