August 28, 2012
From drought in Chihuahua to vanishing glaciers in Ecuador, Simeon Tegel reports that Latin America is already being hit hard by climate change.
July 18, 2012 /
Lake Titicaca finds itself at great risk from upstream urban pollution as Bolivian residents migrate from the countryside to cities, overwhelming the infrastructure and sending pollution downstream.
April 10, 2012
From Tijuana to Tierra del Fuego, climate change is gripping Latin America. Simeon Tegel reports on the human consequences of drought, hurricanes, and melting glaciers.
February 28, 2012 /
After 15 years, a neighborhood in Accra gets access to safe running water.
February 17, 2012 /
In Accra, Ghana's capital, the water infrastructure falls far short of the population's needs, forcing many residents to scramble for water from illegal taps and roadside puddles.
January 25, 2012 /
A new kind of toilet may be the salvation of Lake Titicaca. It's sanitary and it may even produce compost suitable for growing food.
January 19, 2012 /
As Ghana ramps up off-shore oil production, the government promises to attend to environmental concerns. But plans to cope with a catastrophic spill are noticeably missing.
January 17, 2012 /
With urban populations increasing, Lake Titicaca is being polluted with waste from booming cities in Peru and Bolivia.
January 12, 2012 /
South America's most famous lake is being polluted by increasing levels of waste from fast-growing cities, according to locals, environmentalists and politicians.
December 1, 2011 /
Villages in western Ivory Coast are still recovering from post-election violence. Selay Marius Kouassi reports on the lack of access to water amid the simmering political situation.