The Global Rundown Colombia is struggling to contain an oil spill and safeguard water supplies after rebel forces attacked an oil pipeline last week. Researchers tracked the virtual destinations of groundwater used to grow food in the United States. Perth, Australia, will begin pumping larger quantities of groundwater to supplement its water supply. In India, […]
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Michigan will reveal information about energy-transport network under the Straits of Mackinac.
Circle of Blue intern Connor Bebb explains his passion for sharing information about our most important shared resource — water.
The Global Rundown A massive heat wave in water-starved southwest Pakistan has killed hundreds of people and threatens thousands more. Meanwhile, in Nevada, the Lake Mead reservoir reached record low levels, and the Western Governors’ Drought Forum released a roadmap for further drought action. A binational committee proposed new targets for phosphorus reduction in Lake […]
The Global Rundown In Australia, researchers are calling for a water conservation plan in the Outback, where hydraulic fracturing will begin in the coming years. The second most water-stressed state in Mexico is pursuing shale oil development, despite already scarce water resources. A copper and nickel mine in Minnesota is one step closer to creation […]
From New York to Chicago to South America, Circle of Blue intern Miranda Cawley describes what drew her to the water-food-energy nexus.
The Global Rundown Water played a large role in the Vatican’s encyclical about climate change, in which the Pope warned against the control of water by corporations and businesses, as well as the hazards of water contamination. The Vatican’s fears are being realized around the world, as Colombia faces a water shortage due to drought […]
Circle of Blue intern Crystal Edmunds recounts her first-hand experience of the Gorkha earthquake and raises questions about what it means for water.
The film explores one of the world’s most dangerous coal fields.
When “The World” wanted to know about global drought conditions last week, producers from one of the important news programs on National Public Radio called Circle of Blue.
Last month, the Society of Environmental Journalists published a Q&A with our director, J. Carl Ganter.
The good news is that India’s government has started to shift its priorities in terms of how it manages the country’s economy and natural resources.