El Nino Droughts Take Toll in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific

Millions of people from Australia to Ethiopia are facing water…

Here Comes the Sea: The Struggle to Keep the Ocean out of California’s Coastal Aquifers

Farm districts preserve fresh groundwater with recycled wastewater

The Stream, February 7: Damage from Mining Found on Great Barrier Reef

Coal-exporting ports are expanding along the coast of Queensland,…

The Stream, October 16: World Food Day

World Food Day Yesterday was Global Handwashing Day, and today…

Q&A: Mission Plastiki—Catching Wind, Storing Rain: David de Rothschild’s Quest for Pacific Plastic

Following the Plastiki's journey 11,000 miles through the Great Pacific Garbage Patch--a Texas-sized gyre of plastic litter.

Eco-Explorer David de Rothschild Begins Trans-Pacific Journey on Catamaran of Plastic — the Plastiki

David de Rothschild's Plastiki voyage and vessel are designed to redefine global use, and reuse, of plastic.

Alternative Adventure: Eco-explorer David De Rothschild to Travel the Pacific in Plastic Ship

After traversing Antarctica in 2004 and spending more than 100 days crossing the Arctic in 2006, in mid-November British adventurer and ecologist David de Rothschild will hoist sail across the Pacific Ocean on a boat made of plastic, or what he calls “the dumbest” product on the planet.

Opinion: THE GREAT THIRST Oceans of Water

As the public becomes increasingly aware of the oceanic scope…