Replacing some rice with less thirsty crops could help to sustainably feed a rapidly growing population.
Water Archives - State of the Planet
In the high Andes of Peru, glacial retreat poses a complex set of challenges related to water supply.
A recent event hosted by the Columbia Water Center highlights the challenges and opportunities that nation’s beleaguered water system presents.
Members of Columbia Water Center share what Earth Day means to them, and offer ways – large and small – that we can all advocate for water and a healthier planet.
Similar to Standing Rock, a battle for clean energy and water rages on in our own backyard, but few in New York City seem to notice.
Stormwater runoff can cause a lot of problems in aquatic ecosystems. Here’s how you can help mitigate those effects.
Researchers survey the damage to Puerto Rico’s forests in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Ecologist Maria Uriarte investigates the effects of Hurricane Maria on the forests of Puerto Rico, and how long-term climate change may affect them.
In a new study, researchers have mapped out a large variety of discarded pharmaceuticals dissolved throughout the Hudson River. They say that in some places, levels may be high enough to potentially affect aquatic life.
Upmanu Lall, director of the Columbia Water Center, explains South Africa’s water shortage and why places in the U.S. could be at risk, too.