Near Las Vegas, levels in the nation's largest reservoir have dropped 140 feet since 2000. Water deliveries to Nevada, Arizona and California may soon be rationed — and farmers would feel it first.
Dramatic photography from one of British Columbia's most stunning spaces, under constant threat from mining development.
A region confronts changing weather patterns that have shrunk snowpacks, raised temperatures, spurred evaporation and reduced reservoirs to record lows.
Rivers drive the evolution of Earth's surface by eroding and depositing sediment. But for nearly a century, geologists have puzzled over why theoretical models, which use principles of physics to predict patterns of sediment transport in rivers, have...
One river, 18,000 feet, and 1,500 miles. The classic, age-old river trip down India's lifeline—a window into the country's culture, religion, industry, birth, ritual, and love, even death. For 45 days by foot, boat, bike, aircraft, rickshaw, bus, tra...
A steady trickle of water is bringing wildlife back to a few parts of the Colorado River Delta.
An hour before sunup the Bani River uncoils through the dark Sahel in bright silver curves, a reflection of a day not yet dawned,…
A short film illustrating farmers and ranchers building soil, saving water and finding resilience in the face of change. A film by the National Young Farmers Coalition. The film was produced by Rumplefarm Films in partnership with the Lexicon of Sus...
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The River Cycleway Consortium would build an expensive, buoyant bike path on the choppy Thames. But where's the money for Londoners who are actually in need?
A strange green organism has spread around the globe, clogging up the world's rivers
The Qiantang Tidal Bore, a big river wave that forms during China's Mid-Autumn Festival, barrels upstream for miles through the crowded city of Hangzhou.
Several new efforts to clean up London's long-polluted waterway appear to be working. One day soon, you might even be able to take a slime-free swim.
Short Documentary exploring the relationship between the Missouri River and life and culture in Atchison, KS. This film was funded in part by the Kansas Humanities Council.
I spent three weeks trying to kayak (and walk) down the "most endangered" river in America, California's San Joaquin; I quickly learned why no one does that
The mighty Colorado, the life and soul of the West, is one of the most tapped rivers in the world. Can it be saved?
Jennifer L. Bonnell is the author of the forthcoming, Reclaiming the Don. She explains how the Don River helped determine what kind of city Toronto is today.
Researchers found that a class of chemicals similar to nicotine and used on corn and soy farms has run off into streams and rivers in the Midwest. There they may be harming aquatic life, like insects.
Flooding has always been part of British life. From damsels in distress being rescued in bicycle baskets, to Brits playing tennis in waterlogged courts - we look at photographs of floods as far bac...