Community Groups in Brazil Step In Where Government Covid-19 Response Falls Short

In Brazil, favela residents take action against societal inequalities exposed by the coronavirus.

Brazil’s Covid And Water Crisis: On The Front Lines With Photojournalist Tommaso Protti

Reporting from the front lines in Brazil, one of the new epicenters of the coronavirus, where water is a central issue in combatting the disease.

Mining Giant Behind Deadly Dam Collapse Took Lax Approach to Corporate Responsibility

Vale SA, the mining entity responsible for the deadly dam collapse in Brazil, took a lax approach towards corporate responsibility.

Photojournalist’s Notebook: São Paulo’s Portelinha Favela

Those living in Portelinha are among the roughly 40 percent of the world’s population that are affected each day by water scarcity and pollution.

Water Access In Lima Complicated by Inequality and Climate Uncertainty

Lima, Peru, is at high risk for water shortages.

São Paulo Heading To Another Dry Spell

Three years after the megacity nearly ran out of water, signs of a new crisis emerge.

Ecuador Touts Flood Prevention Measures Amid Record Rains

President credits planning and infrastructure investment for mitigating damage.

Heavy Rains Unleash Mudslides, Destruction in Peru

A “coastal El Nino” jeopardizes lives and infrastructure.

Fire and Floods Test Chile

Extreme weather poses dual threat to water supplies, and provides glimpse of the future.

The Stream: Special Rio Edition

Super bacteria, green pools, and even a murder mystery splashed across headlines about water conditions in the Olympic host city.

For Brazil, Rio Sewage is One of Many Water Challenges

Hydropower development, agricultural expansion, mining, and drought put growing pressure on Olympic host.

Drought A Factor in Duke Energy South America Electric Sale

Low water, less hydropower revenue prompt U.S. utility to seek a buyer of Latin America power plants.