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Congress, Michigan Legislature Asked to Fix Leaks in Great Lakes Compact

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It’s been more than a year since eight states agreed to prevent large-scale diversions from the Great Lakes, the most abundant source of clean freshwater on the planet. The passage of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources Compact, completed after ten years of campaigning by public interest organizations, legislative leaders, and governors of both parties, was meant to permanently secure the globally significant storehouse of water contained in the Great Lakes.

Spaceborne Perspectives: Earth's Water From Above

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Spaceborne perspectivesDistancing the View to the World's Fresh Water to Get to Know It Better

Tropical Rains Moving North, Away from Tropics

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monsoon A migrating rain band near the equator is en route to profoundly change the weather as it heads north away from the tropics and subtropics.

U.S. College Pioneers Unique Fresh Water Studies Degree

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greatlakes On the shores of the Great Lakes, a U.S. college takes fresh water to the classroom.

New Report: Turbid Water Stirs Up Future of Insecurity for Asia

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Asia faces unprecedented water challenges, experts say, but solutions are within reach.

The Smoke of Change: Indigenous Colombians Pray for Water Conservation

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More than 40 years ago, Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez…