Despite their reverence for nature, local communities were unaware of how certain actions could damage ecosystems.
Given global reliance on hydropower, saying “no” to all dam construction is not a realistic solution.
As global water scarcity accelerates, the Guiana Shield’s ample water supply could become even more precious.
Designed to maximize nature’s benefits, this town is a milestone for sustainable development.
An acre lost to desertification is one virtually lost forever. That’s why we have to act quickly.
These forests filter about half the water that flows to dams in tropical regions.
In the words of the city’s deputy mayor, “We cannot talk about life and water separately.”
This World Water Day, Tracy Farrell takes us inside CI’s work in the Greater Mekong region of Southeast Asia.
Over 30 million people living on Java depend on intact forests to protect their water supply.
Overfishing isn’t just an environmental problem — it’s also a social one, as fish is the main protein source for local families.