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Food Security: Race to Prevent Famine As Drought and Food Crisis Plague Africa's Sahel

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An estimated 10 million people are struggling with growing food shortages in Burkina Faso, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger, which have all declared emergencies and appealed for international assistance. Aid agencies and governments are now bracing to reach remote communities before the situation deteriorates into a famine.

The Stream, November 23: Shale Gas and Climate Change

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Developing the United Kingdom's shale gas reserves is incompatible…

The Stream, June 6: Heavy Rains Relieve China's Drought

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Heavy rainfall over the weekend has eased the effects of the…

X-Rays Mark the Spot to Drill for Water in Chad

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Magnetic imaging lets scientists peer beneath the surface to see exactly where groundwater sources are located.

Dangerous Bedfellows: Cholera Stricken Zimbabwe Braces for Malaria Outbreak

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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- In Zimbabwe, the Cholera crisis…