Report: Society’s Water Safety Net Is Fraying

A National Research Council report argues that groundwater use…

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

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.