Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
By Steven Valentino : Producer, The Leonard Lopate Show
Saturday, December 13, 2014
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Friday, August 08, 2014
AK-47s, grenades, water? Earth's most precious resource doesn't fire bullets or explode -- but it is guarded, hoarded, and stolen in a way that ignites political tensions on a local level and an international scale. This month, America Abroad travels to Sub-Saharan Africa and Pakistan to bring you the stories of those caught up in the struggle to secure clean water.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Americans, and especially Californians, have had a big dose of severe drought this year. Though it hit the state hard, farmers were the most affected. They continue to worry about the threat the water shortage poses to their multi-million dollar almond, kiwi and walnut crops.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Today, The Takeaway takes a two part look at our most precious resource, water. It's a resource that thousands in Detroit now find themselves without. Back in March, officials in the cash-strapped city turned off the tap for about 15,000 residents with unpaid water bills. But the problem isn't limited to Detroit. Access to water is becoming a growing issue all around the country. The infrastructure systems we have in place to deliver water to consumers are aging and in some places, inadequate and unsustainable, especially in parts of the South and South-West.