“The everyday ways that people challenge environmental destruction can be quite powerful.”
South African literature has long struggled to become drought-resistant: its plotlines, and even its paper production, presuppose abundant water.
Deciding to not order the tuna or eel at a restaurant won’t save those dying species. But imagining a new kind of “multispecies thriving” might.
Human bodies in deep water feel nature’s power and our own relative weakness. As seas rise, we should heed the swimmers.
Declaring water a human right is easy. But to actually secure that right, the best method—surprisingly—is bureaucratic sleights of hand.
Future global water wars are now widely predicted. In 1995, Ismail Seragaldin, vice president of the World Bank (1993–2000), first raised the specter of crisis with the ...
In February 2017, California state authorities ordered more than 180,000 residents near Oroville Dam, the tallest in the United States, to evacuate. After ...