Deutsche Welle (Aug. 21, 2013) As a result of the economic crisis, many municipalities in Spain have sold their public water utilities to private companies. Now some local communities are finding out that the water supply networks ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Nov. 11, 2012) The metropolitan area of La Paz is expected to grow to 8 million people in the coming twenty years. Water from the mountains is already barely sufficient to supply the Bolivian capital during dry ... watch video
AP (May 27, 2014) Amid historic drought, California water managers are relying on a flawed system to track largest water users. That means thousands of companies, farms and others are allowed to draw free water with ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 29, 2014) In the midst of a historic drought, Los Angeles is increasing efforts to go after people who waste water. Five water conservation "cops" drive around the city every day educating homeowners about the ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (Apr. 18, 2015) "Water cops" in Los Angeles remind the public about water conservation methods amid California's prolonged drought. Julie Noce reports.
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AP (May 6, 2015) California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Oct. 22, 2015) Indonesian village turns waste water from tofu production into biogas to supply nearly 300 households, cutting living costs and reducing environmental pollution. Roselle Chen reports.
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AFP (Apr. 15, 2015) Beverly Hills, one of California's richest neighborhoods, has been singled out by the governor for high water consumption during a drought. Reducing waste and cutting back is proving a challenge in a ... watch video
Sep. 28, 2016 For the first time, researchers point to areas in Africa where foreign agricultural companies’ choice of crops and management of fresh water are partly responsible for the increased water shortages ... read more
Sep. 27, 2016 A new study from the active volcano K?lauea, which is on the big island of Hawaii, reports that people -- especially children -- with asthma are at greater risk of having serious asthma attacks if ... read more
Sep. 27, 2016 Nanofibers are more absorbent and better for the environment, say researchers, who note that their new material would have less of an environmental impact and be safer for ... read more
Sep. 5, 2012 The stress of drought is acutely felt by aquatic animals such as salamanders. The extreme drought in the southeastern United States in 2007–2008 provided an opportunity to study how salamanders ... read more