AJ Impact

Beyond thirst: Inside Zimbabwe's water crisis

Shortages of clean, affordable water threaten individual and public health in the troubled Southern African nation.

Beyond thirst: Inside Zimbabwe's water crisis

Start Here

What's behind the Egypt-Ethiopia Nile dispute? | Start Here

Start Here explains why Ethiopia's new dam on the Nile river has Egypt worried about its water supply being cut off.

Environment

Mekong communities struggle as China tests dam equipment

Water levels have fluctuated sharply with testing, but some are encouraged that China gave warning of its plan.

Mekong communities struggle as China tests dam equipment

Ethiopia

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to meet January 13 over dam dispute

More technical meetings will take place in coming weeks centred on guidelines for the filling and operation of the dam.

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to meet January 13 over dam dispute

NewsFeed

Indigenous peoples in Canada challenge Trans Mountain pipeline

Indigenous communities in Canada fight to prevent Trans Mountain pipeline from being built.

Planet SOS

Protecting Earth's water and life that depends on it

Planet SOS explores the battle for scarce water resources amid climate crisis. Plus, COP25 in Madrid.

AJ Impact

Soil erosion: Lost livelihoods, lost incomes and lost food

The twin threats of soil degradation and climate change could disrupt the global food supply and cost trillions.

Soil erosion: Lost livelihoods, lost incomes and lost food

Opinion

Forget about water at your peril

Climate change is gutting global water security. We have solutions but lack the political will to implement them.

Rachael McDonnell

by Rachael McDonnell

Rachael McDonnell

Asia Pacific

Bali: The tropical Indonesian island that is running out of water

Indonesia's fabled island is running out of water, with monsoon rains delayed and the tourist industry expanding.

Bali: The tropical Indonesian island that is running out of water

Environment

Officials to meet on Mekong crisis as fishing communities suffer

Mekong River Commission will meet in Phnom Penh as dams and drought take toll on the once-mighty waterway.

Officials to meet on Mekong crisis as fishing communities suffer

Planet SOS

Planet SOS: Where will climate refugees go when the tide rises?

We travel to the island nation of Palau to explore the impact of rising seas and warming waters due to climate change.

AJ Impact

Toilets: The economic impact of sanitation

More than 4 billion people lack access to proper sanitation, and that limits economic growth.

Toilets: The economic impact of sanitation

Egypt

Trump calls Egypt's Sisi, backs talks on disputed dam on Nile

The US leader supports Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan's ongoing talks to resolve the dispute over the Renaissance Dam.

Trump calls Egypt's Sisi, backs talks on disputed dam on Nile

US & Canada

Lead in some Canadian water worse than US's Flint: report

Yearlong investigation by 120 journalists shows some Canadians were exposed to high levels of lead in drinking water.

Lead in some Canadian water worse than US's Flint: report

Africa

South Africa's worst drought in years affects farmers

Government imposes water cuts and gives aid to farmers as part of emergency measures to fight severe drought.