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 23, 2012
In Accra, capital of Ghana, residents cope with water scarcity while the state water company rakes in cash from abroad.
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.
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 29, 2011 /
Bollywood star Shahrukh Khan says, “I dream of an India where women and girls are no longer vulnerable. I dream of an India where people don’t have to squat on streets or in bushes."
November 28, 2011
After recent political violence divided communities, some in Ivory Coast look to local water management as a key to reconciliation, social cohesion and long-lasting peace.
November 27, 2011 /
Anti-corruption leader Anna Hazare burst on the scene in early 2011, a mystery to most Indians and much of the world. He is no mystery in the village where he has put Gandhian principles to the test.
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.