In a time when we’re experiencing an increasingly drier climate, with a booming population and growing demand on water supplies, water scarcity is a very real risk, not only to individuals and communities, but also to businesses that require water in their operations. Water is all too often undervalued and its market price is very […]
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Current laws penalize the owners of water rights, reducing incentives to conserve. Rob Harmon has an idea for how the market can keep streams flowing.
dloHaiti provides clean drinking water to Haitians at a lower cost than other water companies, and at a profit. The key to their success is solar-powered water filter kiosks.
The city of Aspen, Colorado has a plan to turn waste water into snow for local ski resorts.
Qatar is a small middle eastern country with no water. Fahad Al-Attiya must maintain food security for Qatar, but food doesn’t grow without water.
Scientific whaling is heavily subsidized by taxpayers and returns little in the way of scientific information, a new report says.
Entrepreneurs in India have come up with a way to provide clean drinking water in rural or underserved communities. Sarvajal is setting up locally-run water purification system franchises.
Massive deforestation is contributing to an extreme drought in Somalia. Areas that used to be savannah are now dusty and littered with tree stumps. If deforestation continues at the current rate, large parts of the country will be desert within twenty years.
Toilet to tap is the term for taking wastewater from residences and businesses, cleaning it up, then sending it back to those same residences and businesses as drinking water. A recent study says that most Americans favor recycling water, but draw the line at toilet to tap. Is it really that bad?
The unusual nature of Hurricane Sandy and the immense damage the storm caused along the east coast of North America has brought climate change back into the spotlight.
The Cook Islands designated a million square kilometer marine park in August. The marine park will set aside the area for sustainable management of fisheries and development of mineral resources.
The South Atlantic Whale Sanctuary would have covered most of the Atlantic Ocean south of the equator, from the coast of South America to the coast of Africa. It would have joined with the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary and the Indian Ocean Whale Sanctuary.