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22 October 2021
New Mexico, United States
Over 3000 Words
In order to preserve and protect rivers a new movement that grants rivers personhood rights is growing. In places like New Zealand and Oregon, where some of these measures have passed rivers have the right to flow wit...
17 October 2021
San Diego, California, United States
While much of the state is still facing a severe drought, San Diego has access to plenty of water. Restrictions - like not allowing restaurants to serve water unless it’s asked for and barring residents from watering ...
Cronkite News - Arizona PBS
4 August 2021
California, United States
The Yurok Tribe, located in Northern California, depends on fishing to sustain a living. However, a severe drought, the COVID-19 pandemic, and a crumbling highway severely affected the tribe. So, leaders are turning t...
10 April 2021
Cuauhtémoc, Chihuahua, Mexico
After a drought left cattle farmers in Mexico without grass to feed its animals, a unique partnership with corn farmers allowed them to use their leftover stalks and leaves. Usually, the farmers burn these materials, ...
8 April 2021
Dhule, Maharashtra, India
The village of Lamkani, in India, was lush but became barren after years of droughts. In 2000, Dhananjay Newadkar, initiated a multi-pronged approach that was supported by the community. It included watershed developm...
31 March 2021
There is no natural freshwater source on Bermuda, so residents turn to rainfall as a way to fulfill their water needs. The white limestone Bermuda roofs are used to catch and redirect rain into underground tanks that ...
26 March 2021
Idaho, United States
Conservationists, government agencies, scientists, and landowners are working together to restore streams using low-cost solutions from sticks, stones, and even beavers. Restoring these floodplains is important to hel...
25 January 2021
Nagarparkar, Sindh, Pakistan
A government scheme in Pakistan involves the construction of water-harvesting dams in areas that experience droughts, which allows farmers in the region to use the irrigation water from the dams for their crops. One f...
6 October 2020
There are over 250 rivers and lakes that are shared between countries, accounting for more than half of world's freshwater. This means that countries have to cooperate to share resources. In 1972, Mali, Senegal, and M...
25 August 2020
Thottampatti, Tamil Nadu, India
The Women’s Collective is a nonprofit that works with more than 10,000 subsistence farmers in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu to promote food security using millets, a crop resilient to drought and climate change. For ...
16 July 2020
In Zambia, where severe drought due to climate change has negatively affected agriculture, the Daughters of the Redeemer are practicing organic farming to feed hundreds of children and families whose basic needs are n...
29 June 2020
Bhojdari, Maharashtra, India
Bhojdari, a town in India, faced a severe drought in the early 2000s. The town doesn't have a river or canal nearby. However, after implementing an ecosystems-based approach, the town has reliable access to water, eve...
24 February 2020
Cape Town, South Africa
Facing a drought in 2017, Cape Town, South Africa pursued a number of city planning and public engagement efforts to reverse course. From publishing water use dashboards to creating a more flexible water planning stra...
31 December 2019
Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Broadcast TV News
Under 3 Minutes
In Arizona, the use of drones as farming technology is gaining traction. While still in the early stages, drones have shown to help with field mapping and data collection on things like crop conditions, water quality,...
11 July 2019
Blanca, Colorado, United States
The Trinchera Blanca Ranch is setting an example for successful forest management in the face of drought and other challenges. A nearby sawmill processes wood from the ranch into lumber, generating revenue, creating j...
30 April 2019
Westminster, Colorado, United States
Haunted by a 1962 drought in the town of Westminster, Colorado, the city's planners now incorporate water data in their planning processes to ensure that they never face the same sourcing issues again. By breaking dow...
9 April 2019
Ejido La Mesa, Mexico
The monarch butterfly is a migratory species that winters in central Mexico. However, warming temperatures have threatened the forests that house the butterflies. Scientists have responded by creating a greenhouse to ...
9 March 2019
Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia
Broadcast TV News
Under 3 Minutes
Multiple farmers in New South Wales have overcome drought and transformed their farming practices through regenerative agriculture. They decreased pesticide use, increased the planting of native vegetation, and increa...
12 February 2019
Many herders are adapting to climate change by adopting farming. In the wake of severe droughts in recent years, herding communities in Ethiopia have expressed increasing interest in farming as a way to secure additio...
21 January 2019
Hojancha, Guanacaste, Costa Rica
In 1976, the Costa Rican city Hojancha preserved only 2% of its land as forest, and as a result their water supply (the Río Nosara river basin) dried up from the lack of vegetation. Sixteen years into the crisis, two ...
30 November 2018
In coastal Tamil Nadu, farmers are using traditional techniques to combat salinity and drought conditions. Farmers caution that as sea levels rise and the climate changes, traditional practices and organic farming wil...
11 October 2018
Montezuma, Colorado, United States
In Colorado’s water-scarce Montezuma County, having a designated law enforcement official for water conflict is necessary. Dave Huhn is a sheriff’s deputy specializing in water law, responding to 60-100 calls each mon...
India Climate Dialogue
Hiren Kumar Bose
17 September 2018
Dharwad, Karnataka, India
In the arid Karnataka region of India, millet is largely replacing rice as a staple crop. Not only does this drought-resistant grain require far less water and pesticide, but it's also highly nutritious. Perceptions a...
1 May 2018
Broadcast TV News
Over 15 Minutes
An app, using satellite mapping technology to locate green pasture and water, helps herders in southern Kenya navigate droughts. The tool may go a long way towards saving both herds and livelihoods from the ravages of...
30 April 2018
Cape Town, South Africa
In early 2018, Cape Town was on its way to becoming the first developed city to run out of water for its residents. The city has since cut its consumption in half, led by residents who have decreased their water use d...
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