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.
November 30, 2011 /
As India's year-long confrontation over corruption enters a decisive stage, a look at the village roots and Gandhian influences of Anna Hazare, the unlikely hero of the anti-corruption campaign.
November 22, 2011
Lake Titicaca supports hundreds of small Aymara indigenous farming and fishing towns in Peru and Bolivia, but an unchecked urban boom is contaminating the water and threatening lakeshore life.
September 16, 2011 /
Christian Science Monitor
After a decade of Ugandan military operations to disarm rival clans, the country's Karamoja region has become more secure. Now development experts hope it can become self-sufficient.
March 2, 2011 /
You've heard about the role of social media and emergency law in the revolutions proliferating across the Middle East, but what about sex?
December 28, 2010
Four months after the epic Indus River floods, farmland in the southern Sindh province remains under water.
August 29, 2010
A look at the water, sanitation and hygiene challenges faced by one the world's fastest growing megacities: Dhaka, Bangladesh, where thousands of people die each year from waterborne diseases.