Lake Victoria in Africa is at risk of degradation, putting millions in danger of water insecurity. The World Bank aims to stop the discharge of untreated waste.
With 1 in 3 people facing water scarcity, the continent is contending with dangerous levels of water stress. But it also has untapped resource potential.
African leaders are calling for a 'green recovery' from COVID-19 and the climate crisis. New research points to an under-developed solution - groundwater.
Water utilities can cut emissions dramatically and quickly, at low to no cost and are already taking action. Other sectors can follow water's lead.
A megadrought in the Western U.S. has caused the country’s second-largest reservoir to drop to its lowest level since it was filled more than 50 years ago.
Colorado is experiencing the impacts of climate change with intensified droughts and wildfires. Here's what the US state is doing to tackle water scarcity.
The Horn of Africa region is facing its driest conditions in over four decades, and 4 million Somalis could be acutely malnourished by the end of the year.
Aeroponics, a technique that allows crops to be grown without soil and with minimal water usage, offers hope for the future of food.
Could enset, a starchy crop known as the false banana, alleviate world hunger? Food insecurity is in focus after COVID-19 exacerbated famine and inequality.
A researcher has been learning from Kenyan farmers about how people forge their livelihoods in harsh and unpredictable regions.
A megadrought has left parts of the Western United States facing their driest ever year, with 95% facing some form of abnormally dry or drought conditions.
Large shifts in the water cycle mean that dry areas become drier, and wet areas become wetter - meaning more droughts and extreme flooding, warn scientists.
As of 2020, only two-thirds of Zambians had access to basic water services, and about half had access to basic or limited sanitation, limiting economic progress.
By studying soil, scientists have revealed that the southwestern region of the United States is the driest it's been for over a millennium.
Conservation scientists and rice farmers in California are working together to transform the flood plains of the Sacramento River into a habitat for salmon