Top Ten Endangered Rivers

U.S. Conservation Group Releases Top 10 ‘Endangered Rivers’ Report

American Rivers' annual list highlights waterways with an immediate threat to their ecosystems.

The Stream, May 3: Nile River Treaty?

Local protests against mining and energy projects in Peru are…

The Stream, March 11: Japan Earthquake

An earthquake of 8.9. magnitude has hit Japan, triggering devastating…

The Stream, March 2: Shale Uncovered

In the next chapter of its gas drilling series, The New York…
Water & Energy Collision

In Era of Climate Change and Water Scarcity, Meeting National Energy Demand Confronts Major Impediments

The pursuit of energy development development reveal gaps in policymaking.

Reservoir of Acidic Water Rises Beneath South Africa’s Largest City

Polluted groundwater has forced the South African government to scramble for solutions.

Lawmakers Pass Bill to Protect Argentina’s Glaciers

Bill passes that will ban mining and oil drilling in Andean ice fields.

A Desperate Clinch: Coal Production Confronts Water Scarcity

In contest with coal, water takes a beating.

The Price of Hydropower Pursuits in Patagonia

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

Michigan Group Seeks to Curtail Great Lakes Mining

A Michigan environmental advocacy group is collecting signatures for a ballot measure to limit mining around the Great Lakes. The group, the Michigan Save Our Water Committee, hopes to collect 400,000 signatures on a statewide petition by May so its question will make the 2010 general election ballot.

Australia Summit: Droughts and a Verbal Heat Wave

As droughts are hot on Australia’s heels, Maude Barlow –…

Alaskan mine pollution poses potential threat to Salmon industry

ANCHORAGE - Alaskan voters turned down an initiative to control…