Groundwater Pumping Sinks Beijing Region at Increasing Rate

Satellite data reveal the depths of the megacity’s thirst. By…

Photo Slideshow: China Completes Second Line of South-North Water Transfer Project

Massive manmade river begins moving water from central China to Beijing.

The Stream, March 29: Drought Continues in Northeast Brazil

While Brazil’s major crop growing areas are producing a record…

The Stream, February 7: Damage from Mining Found on Great Barrier Reef

Coal-exporting ports are expanding along the coast of Queensland,…

The Stream, December 14: Water Situation ‘Critical’ in Bulawayo

Water Shortages A severe water shortage in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's…

The Stream, August 3: Floods Wipe Out North Korea’s Drinking Water

More than 3 million Syrians will require food aid over the next…

The Stream, July 27: Is India Facing Drought?

A new study found that only 30 percent of Arctic sea ice loss…

The Stream, July 26: Glaciers, Lakes, and Criticisms Heating Up

Beijing Flooding Beijing mayor Guo Jinlong resigned Wednesday,…

Beijing Under Water

Having recently returned from China, reporter Nadya Ivanova just missed flooding in the nation's capital that killed 37 people and closed airports.

The Stream, July 23: Looking Ahead As U.S. Drought Persists

The U.S. drought could last through October, prolonged by potential…

The Stream, June 18: What’s the Potential of Green Accounting?

Can putting a monetary value on natural resources reign in unfettered…

The Stream, April 25: Beijing Will Face a Water Shortage

Water Supply in Asia Beijing's water resources are expected…