Heavy Rains Unleash Mudslides, Destruction in Peru

A “coastal El Nino” jeopardizes lives and infrastructure.

The Stream, April 23: Looming Storms Threaten Communities Along the Great Lakes

Looming storms are keeping communities along the Great Lakes…

The Stream, August 23: The Struggle for Safe Drinking Water

This photo slideshow demonstrates the effects of coal extraction…

The Stream, January 4: China’s Largest Freshwater Lake Shrinks

Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, currently has less…

The Stream, October 19: Drought Unleashes Red Tide in Texas Gulf

The largest red tide algae bloom since 2000 is gripping the Texas…

Deadly La Niña Goes Global—Part I: For Western Hemisphere, Record Rains in Latin America

Hundreds have died in Colombian floods, as cooler sea temperatures affect regions around the Pacific; climate change seen as a possible cause.

Melting Glaciers Cause Potential Flooding Problems

Emerald lakes are beautiful, but rapidly melting glaciers can cause them to inundate villages downstream.

Taiwanese Village Blames Water Project for Typhoon Disaster

A water project in Taiwan is causing widespread discontent in a local community affected by this month's Typhoon Morakot.