Nuts over water: Poor pistachio crop drives Iran-U.S. competition

An April frost and drought conditions in Iran have significantly…

Op-ed — A heartfelt plea for a sensible water policy

Dorthy Green discusses water use in California in a recent op-ed…

Blackwater: Rare Court Victory in Pollution Case

Dianhua Paper Mill discharged wastewater into a lagoon, killing sheep, sickening people, and damaging grasslands.

A Track to Modern Nomads

East Umchjin County, near the border with Mongolia, a place renowned for what Chinese scientists call "typical grasslands.
The "green wall of China," a barrier of trees planted to try to stop drifting sands on the Inner Mongolia grasslands

A Vast Chinese Grassland, a Way of Life Turns to Dust

600 miles north of Beijing the whole of the largest contiguous grasslands on Earth opens to the horizon.