The Price of Hydropower Pursuits in Patagonia

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In Chile’s Trackless Mountain Wilderness, A Clash Between Pristine Rivers and Hydropower Prospects

Perspective: Water, Energy, Economy, Poverty, and Haiti

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The average Haitian has been living the life of a disaster victim even before the earthquake. It is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Its human development and other indices were about what one would find in some of the poorest sub-Saharan countries. Mismanagement, corruption and just plain venality have forever been human-caused security earthquakes in this sad country.

Qatar Food Company Signs $1 billion Deal to Use Sudan Farmland

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Sudan-Farmland-290Qatar furthers the trend of Gulf Arab Countries off-shoring their agricultural production to secure food supplies for its citizens and other populations in the Middle East and Northern Africa. Qatar’s Hassad Foods signed a deal last week, worth potentially $1 billion, to develop 20,000 acres of land in northern Sudan, Reuters reports. Cultivation could expand to 250,000 acres.

New Amazon Deforestation Plan Grows Money on Trees

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Brazil has a new plan to reduce deforestation by 70 percent over…

Clinton Global Initiative commits millions to water and sanitation

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Safe water equals better health. Members at the recent annual…

Mussolini's prosperous marsh needs new ecology, suggests MIT architect

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TERRACINA, Italy - Famous for aquatic architectural anomalies…

Ron Rivera, "Pied Piper" for clean water, dies of malaria

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Ron Rivera spent his life traveling through Latin America, Africa,…