The engineer and environmental health researcher studies the intersections of gender, water, sanitation, and hygiene.
clean water Archives - State of the Planet
Climate & Water in a Changing Africa: Uncertainty, Adaptation & the Social Construction of Fragile Environments
A special issue for the journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences examines water (in)security in Africa in an age of global climate change.
A recent webinar highlighted how returning land to a more natural state can help the climate, the local environment, and nearby communities.
A new report documents the social, environmental, economic, and health impacts of gold mining in Porgera, Papua New Guinea.
Paul Gallay, president of Riverkeeper, sheds light on natural resource conservation, holding the government accountable, and how to get involved in environmental preservation at this crucial time in history.
H. James Simpson, a geochemist who pioneered important studies of water pollutants in the Hudson River and abroad, died May 10. He had been affiliated with Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory for 50 years. The cause was Parkinson’s disease, said his family; he was 72.
According to the World Water Management Institute, over one-third of the human population is affected by water scarcity. Advances in physical understanding, its applications, and the study of our environment and bio-mimicry help us develop more effective ways to fight freshwater scarcity around the world.