NEW DELHI (Reuters) - In this teeming capital city of more than 20 million people, a worsening drought is amplifying the vast inequality between India's rich and poor. The politicians, civil servants corporate
A new study warns that many of the benefits rivers provide, from water to food to flood control, are increasingly at risk thanks to dams and diversions. This article was created in partnership with the
Dams, levees, hydropower and habitat degradation behind fragmentation on huge scale, finds global assessment Only a third of the world’s great rivers remain free flowing, due to the impact of dams that
Exclusive: Environment Agency chief calls for use to be cut by a third England is set to run short of water within 25 years, the chief executive of the Environment Agency has warned. The country is facing
Climate change and human development have pushed Florida to the brink. Now conservationists are finding fresh hope in an unlikely form At first pass, there seems little amiss in the idyll of Florida Bay.
Years of drought across New South Wales and Queensland force graziers to question their future Nearly 40km from Augathella (population 450), Doug and Rachelle Cameron load supplements for their cattle.
Wash your clothes, or flush the toilet? Until last month, Ranjana Sharma had never considered the question. Then she arrived home one night to find her sister filling buckets. The hot season has occasionally
Shrinking reservoirs in Morocco, India, Iraq and Spain could spark the next “day zero” water crisis, according to the developers of a satellite early warning system for the world’s 500,000 dams. Cape recently
It’s going to be terrifying for many people when they turn on the tap and nothing comes out Christine Colvin Joggers who go out at 5am hear the 'phut phut' of sprinklers being used to water lawns before
Cape Town residents may lose piped water to their homes within two months if they do not act to counter the effects of the worst drought to hit South Africa’s second city in almost a century. Local authorities
(CNN) — In Cape Town, South Africa, they're calling it "Day Zero" -- the day when the taps run dry. City officials had recently said that day would come on April 22. They have since moved up the date April
Narendra Modi hits out at ‘misinformation campaign’ as environmentalists warn that 40,000 families’ homes are at risk A mega-dam that became one of India’s greatest environmental controversies during three