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.
July 19, 2010
For the better part of 15 years the Yukon River Chinook salmon stock has been in significant decline.
March 18, 2010
In much of the developing world, women spend more time fetching water than any other activity in their day. For more than a billion people, the water they do get is unsafe.