Why California dumped 96 million plastic balls into a reservoir
June 28, 2019, 4:18 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Millions of black 'shade balls' float on the surface of reservoirs, slowing evaporation.
Ancient European stone inscriptions revealed by low river levels carry grave warnings
August 27, 2018, 7:58 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
'If you see me, weep,' reads one of these so-called 'hunger stones.'
Tumbleweed blitz sparks panic, raises ire in California town
April 23, 2018, 9:26 a.m. by Matt Hickman
High winds and vacant land create the perfect recipe for tumbleweed terror in Victorville.
Farmer brings water to wild animals in drought-stricken Kenya
February 23, 2017, 3:32 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua brings more than 3,000 gallons each trip.
5 smart tech solutions to water challenges around the world
February 7, 2017, 1:59 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Freshwater supplies are dwindling as populations grow, but these companies are helping us use water more wisely.
Orange peels and avocado skins are 16-year-old's brilliant, drought-fighting solution
October 3, 2016, 5:43 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Kiara Nirghin created a biodegradable, inexpensive way to help soil retain water using food waste.
California's waste-curbing water restrictions should be enacted everywhere
May 11, 2016, 8:30 a.m. by Matt Hickman
The now-permanent rules are just common sense, really.
World's largest water fight to go on despite crippling drought
April 11, 2016, 1:02 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Thailand's wet and wild Songkran festival comes during the country's worst drought in decades.
Canada opens world's longest hiking trail that stretches coast to coast
The Inuit have a simple way of teaching their children how to control anger
The problem with fake service dogs
13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants
Coast redwoods: Majestic giants benefit all humankind
How a hospice in Wales is memorializing children with birdsong