The global water supply is constantly and increasingly threatened by climate change, overconsumption and poor management, among other forces. In an effort to bolster it, scientists around the world are leveraging familiar scientific principles with modern technology to capture water…
By John Yang, Sam Lane
On this Earth Day 2019, we celebrate water fleas and ecologist Meghan Duffy. Duffy studies how these water fleas maintain healthy waterways and fight deadly diseases.
By Vicky Stein
As the Southwest faces rapid growth and unrelenting drought, the Colorado River is in crisis. Now those who depend on the river must confront the hard reality that their supply of Colorado water may be cut off.
By Jim Robbins, Yale Environment 360
Lawmakers from both parties hailed the measure, which they said will create jobs and help communities across the country fix irrigation systems, maintain dams and reduce flooding.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The EPA's Office of Inspector General says in a report that the agency must take steps now to be able to react more quickly in times of public health emergencies.
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press
The Environmental Protection Agency chief drew questions from Republican and Democratic lawmakers last week after emails obtained under the Freedom of Information Act revealed an unidentified White House official calling a pending federal toxicological report on the chemical a "potential…
By Jennifer Hijazi
Tarfia Faizullah's poem “I Told the Water” brings water to life and unpacks its role in our lives -- as mirror, life-giver and sometimes a villain.
Water For People, a Denver-based nonprofit, is helping communities in Bolivia and other countries get drinking water and sanitation services for everybody.
By Gary Fineout and Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The Supreme Court hears argument Monday in the long-running dispute between Florida and neighboring Georgia over the flow of water in the Apalachicola River.
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