Posts

Infographic: Lake Urmia Drained By Water Diversions

/
The largest lake in Iran is shrinking rapidly, threatening tourism and health.

Biggest Lakes in the World Under Pressure From Human and Environmental Threats

/
Across continents and hemispheres, a growing list of human and environmental pressures threaten the world’s largest lakes, inhibiting their ability to supply water, drive economic activity, preserve biodiversity, and sustain communities.
Marafiq Plant in Al Jubail

The Stream, January 23: Andean Glacier Melt a Risk to Water Supply

/
Water Supply A new study about Andean glaciers found that the…
Marafiq Plant in Al Jubail

The Stream, July 3: India's Looming Food Crisis

/
Food Millions of tons of grain in India are at major risk at…
Marafiq Plant in Al Jubail

The Stream, June 1: The Fight For Australia's Food

/
Switching to a low-carbon global economy could create a net gain…

Map: Interbasin Water Transfers in Iran

/
The country already has major water transfer projects moving 2,110 million cubic meters (557 billion gallons). Just two weeks ago, Iran began construction on a new $US 1.5 billion project that will transfer more water from the Caspian Sea.
Iran Water Transfer

Putting Iran's Water Transfer Project in Perspective

/
Circle of Blue reporter Codi Yeager's thoughts on water transfer projects around the world.
Marafiq Plant in Al Jubail

The Stream, April 17: Iran's $1.5 Billion Water Transfer Project

/
Iran has launched a $US 1.5 billion project to divert water from…
Marafiq Plant in Al Jubail

The Stream, March 27: Uncertain Future for Shale Gas in Poland

/
Shale gas drilling is off to a disappointing start for investors…
Marafiq Plant in Al Jubail

The Stream, March 20: Connecting the Dots Between Water Stress and Food Prices

/
Hydropower and Water Security Two of the world's biggest energy…
Marafiq Plant in Al Jubail

The Stream, December 29: Cleaning Up The Potomac River

/
Washington, D.C. is ploughing ahead with a $2.6 billion underground…
Marafiq Plant in Al Jubail

Plumbing WikiLeaks: Saudi Arabia Fears Iranian Nuclear Meltdown and Potential Terrorism to Desalination

/
Classified cables show that Saudi and U.S. officials believe water supplies along the Persian Gulf are at high-risk for terrorist attacks and possible contamination from nearby nuclear plants. This is the first of a new series that will analyze the water-related U.S. embassy cables published by WikiLeaks.