water rights

Impact Water

New York City is Using Oysters to Protect the City From Future Hurricanes

After the destruction of Hurricane Sandy, the city found a natural solution to protect itself from future storms.
Cayte Bosler

Two Standing Rock Activists on What Independence Day Means to Them Now

"I find the 4th of July ironic."
Kimberly Lawson
Impact Water

How the Nation's Artists Are Standing with Standing Rock

The #NoDAPLartmovement hashtag is bringing artists together in solidarity and resistance.
J.H. Fearless
Water, Water, Everywhere

Road Salt is Turning North America's Freshwater Lakes into Saltwater

If current trends continue, many freshwater lakes in the US and Canada will be too salty for human use or aquatic life.
Grennan Milliken

The Fight to Protect This Swath of Wilderness Is Going to Canada’s Supreme Court

The Peel Watershed, in the Yukon, is one of the largest intact pieces of wilderness left in North America. The Supreme Court will decide its fate.
Farnia Fekri
Wolverine Worries

‘Logan’ Subtly Predicts Our Gritty Future of Climate Change and Big Agriculture

The latest Wolverine film is set in the year 2029, when water rights and job automation are still unsolved problems.
Ben Sullivan

The Dakota Access Water Protectors Were Leaving—Then Came Trump’s Order

After Trump's order greenlighting construction of the pipeline, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe is ready to fight again.
Paul Spencer

This Woman Wants the UN to Keep Detroit from Shutting Off People's Water

Thousands of Detroiters are having their water shut off in the middle of summer. We interviewed Maude Barlow who filed a formal complaint with the UN, saying that's a human rights violation.
Muna Mire