water wars

Comment

Let's Be Crystal Clear: Public Water Needs to Be Protected

"Without access to clean water, states, nations, and all of civilization will collapse."
Jon Bowermaster
4.24.17
Drain the Desert

Trump Is Backing a Company That Wants to Drain Water from the Mojave Desert

This is like Mad Max in real life.
Ben Adler
3.23.17
water

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
1.24.17
News

Nestlé Will Pay 13,500% More to Pump Ontario’s Water for Bottling

But should water be a commodity at all?
Jordan Pearson
1.18.17
News

Ontario Might Temporarily Ban Nestlé from Taking Water Because of Climate Change

This is both good and terrifying.
Jordan Pearson
10.17.16
INDIA

Water Wars: Two Indian States Are Fighting for This River's Water

A century-old dispute over sharing the Cauvery River's water has erupted again.
Chhavi Sachdev
10.5.16
water

The Farm Runoff Feedback Loop Is Turning Aquifers Radioactive

Researchers have linked spiking groundwater uranium levels to agricultural runoff.
Michael Byrne
8.18.15
Motherboard Blog

Agricultural Overuse Is Earth's Hidden Water Crisis, But Help May Be Coming

Can an app save nearly a quarter of the planet's wasted water?
Michael Byrne
7.13.13
Motherboard Blog

Why Bottled Water Is Insane

How consumers gave up the first battle of the water wars.
Michael Byrne
6.16.13
Motherboard Blog

The Middle East Lost Enough Water to Fill the Dead Sea in Just Seven Years

The Middle East is drying up.
Brian Merchant
2.14.13