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Photo Slideshow: Irrigating Northeastern China's Breadbasket

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The northeast region of China, including Heilongjiang, Liaoning…

Photo Slideshow: Vintage Collection, Before Clean Water Act

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A sampling of 81,000 images — taken by more than 100 photographers and sponsored by the young EPA — to document the state of the nation's environment in the 1970s.

Photo Slideshow: Above the Colorado River

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A bird's eye view of the Colorado River demonstrates how persistent drought conditions affect the basin and how the southern Nevada region manages its share of what trickles down.

Photo Slideshow: Great Lakes Pollution, Ed Wargin's Fresh Coast Project

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The Fresh Coast Project, an ambitious 10-year, around-the-lakes journey that captures the Great Lakes on film, was created by photographer Ed Wargin to visualize the lakes and streams as one stunning, connected, living story. But Wargin captures the good with the bad, in this series of exclusive photos showing the pollution he found during his travels.

Photo Slideshow: Great Lakes Beauty, Ed Wargin's Fresh Coast Project

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The Fresh Coast Project, an ambitious 10-year, around-the-lakes journey that captures the Great Lakes on film, was created by photographer Ed Wargin to visualize the lakes and streams as one stunning, connected, living story.

Photo Slideshow: Wastewater in Manila, Capital of the Philippines

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Manila Water Company, in charge of resource distribution for the Manila’s East Zone, is ramping up its focus and funding for city-wide sewerage projects.

Photo Slideshow: Water Connections in the Informal Community of Cuatro, East Zone Manila

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When vendors and their customers spend less on water from the filling stations, both parties stand to profit, according to aid workers in Manila.

Photo Slideshow: Coal Mining and Wine Making in Australia

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An overview of Australia's Hunter Valley, traditionally known for its vineyards but more recently as a hydrocarbon center.
Mapping Grand Traverse Bay with the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute

Video: Mapping Grand Traverse Bay with the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute

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A narrated photo gallery of a day on the bay.

Photo Slideshow: Australia's Agriculture and Energy

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The scale and rapid development of the nation's coal seam gas industry is changing the social fabric of the country’s small towns and farming regions, which have become protest centers.

Photo Slideshow: Australia's Coal and Gas Boom Boosted By Asian Demand

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Massive hydrocarbon production has created worries over water use and pollution as the "Down Under" nation rises to the top of global exporters.

National Security Assessment: Water Scarcity Disrupting U.S. and Three Continents

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In a new report, the U.S. State Department finds a global confrontation between growing water demand and shrinking supplies, in addition to predictions for the next 30 years of water scarcity.