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Around 980 million litres of radioactive waste water have escaped from a fertiliser plant through a sinkhole.
US President Barack Obama has visited Flint, Michigan, after receiving a letter from an eight-year-old resident who was concerned about the city’s
The number of people facing hunger in Zimbabwe due to drought has risen from three to four million, according to estimates. The UN children’s agency
A deal has been struck to end deadly protests, which have paralysed a northern state in India and cut water supplies to Delhi’s 20 million residents
A Brazilian inventor has created a garage made electrical and water-powered motorcycle which he claims can travel up to 500 kilometres on just one litre of water.
Fresh water is abundant in some areas of our planet, and scarce in others. We can transport fresh water by sea to help those in need, but that's expensive. Can we make it affordable? One possible solu
This plastic bag can save lives and help the environment It’s designed to transport fresh water across the sea Fresh water supply is vital in
Peter Maurer is President of the International Committee of the Red Cross he spoke to euronews reporter, Chris Cummins, about the changing nature of
Montreal begins a controversial eight-billion-litre sewage dump into its river. The city says it's the most environmentally-friendly option.
Lebanon’s government agreed to a plan late on Wednesday that it hopes will end weeks of street protests in Beirut over its failure to deal with a
The surging global demand for water will see some 30 countries facing extreme water stress by 2040, according to the latest World Resources Institute
The road to Fam El Hism in south eastern Morocco is a lonely, hot and dusty one. The harsh climate and low rainfall means little grows here
In the north east of Mali, irregular rainfall and political instability has meant basics like water are becoming scarce. In the town of Kidal, the
This is what the public siwmming pool of the future might look like, 100% natural, no chemicals, only plants and crystal clear water. Natural
Is it possible – in agriculture – to produce more with less water? That’s the aim of a European research project taking place in Bologna, Italy
Adriano Battilani, Agronomist and scientific researcher at Consorzio di bonifica per il Canale emiliano-romagnolo, talks about how important is a
Cheap resources may be over soon, and fresh water is likely to become a subject of most serious disputes between its various users. DECHEMA’s
Rio de Janeiro’s governor has admitted that a pledge to clean up waterways ahead of next year’s Olympic Games will not be fully met. It comes as
There was camaraderie in Khartoum as the leaders of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia celebrated a deal designed to ease fears that a controversial new dam
Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Dublin as anger boils over new water charges. Households in the Republic of Ireland are set to
In space, astronauts go for long periods of time without a fresh supply of water. Floating in a capsule in outer space, they wash and drink from the
Club Mediterranee’s shares got a fresh boost on Wednesday from Italian tycoon Andrea Bonomi as he reigniting the battle for control of the French
Dangerously high levels of toxins from algae have left 500,000 people in the state of Ohio without safe drinking water. Blue green algae on Lake
Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, is a town built around a well of the same name, where camel herders used to go and water their flock
Almost 100 million Europeans do not have access to safe, reliable water. As conventional methods of detecting pathogens can be complex and take
This is not an excuse to only drink alcohol beverage and stop showering. The fact is that an estimated 100 million Europeans lack safe and reliable
Coming under scrutiny in this edition of U-talk is the European Citizens' Initiative. Our question comes from Marie in Paris who asks: “Brussels
Officials in Buenos Aires have declared a state of emergency during a heatwave where temperatures are averaging 36 degrees Celsius. Power cuts and
A portable device that makes fire from water has been developed within a European research project. It doesn’t use flammable gases, it produces its
There are only so many natural resources the earth can supply and today we’ve gone over our annual limit. Earth Overshoot Day is the point in the