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We're Grossly Underestimating the World's Water Access Crisis

In Cape Town, South Africa, and Chennai, India, “Day Zero” events where cities run out of water have drawn global media attention. But while these catastrophes seem like rare, […]

Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure

More than 600 million people lack clean drinking water. Drought affects more than 35 million every year. And by 2050, 1.3 billion people will live in flood-prone areas. Most people think […]

45 Cities Pursue a New Urban Strategy: Protecting Forests Near and Far

Most people don’t associate cities with trees, but urban areas are actually dependent on healthy forests. Trees within cities reduce heat, provide spaces for recreatifon and socialization, […]

Spooky Spiders Stave off Malaria after Freak Flood

In the summer of 2010, monsoons dropped 10 years’ worth of rain onto some Pakistani cities and villages in less than a week leaving behind a water filled area […]