America's waterways are unique, yet harmful algal blooms are a common problem. Find out how many Waterkeeper groups are working to resolve this issue.
If you live near a CAFO, under newly proposed legislation, your ability to fight water pollution from those facilities might become much more limited.
The Trump administration listed the WOTUS repeal on the Federal Register and they're taking comments. Meanwhile, EWG released its Tap Water Database.
With the rise of harmful algal blooms (HABs), everyone is casting a wary eye toward "colorful" changes in their local waters. Here, we map the hot spots across the US.
Harmful algal blooms don't just wreak havoc by causing oxygen-starved dead zones, they have the potential to be toxic to humans, land animals and aquatic life.
Algal blooms occur naturally, but pollution sources like fertilizer runoff and animal agriculture has knocked natural nutrient cycling out of balance.
Has the water in your swimming hole gone green with gunk? Our Algal Doom series explores what harmful algal blooms are, why they're bad and they're causes.
Federally funded programs that protect major US water bodies survived the budgetary chopping block - for now. The targeting of these programs is costly and counterproductive to the long-term health of the waters, our food and the economy.
What's next for Obama's 2015 Clean Water rule (aka, the Waters of the US rule) - will it be repealed and replaced? Find out what WOTUS actually is and what it entails, how it impacts agriculture and why it's controversial.
Meet Regina Northouse, executive director of Food Recovery Network which has recovered and donated more than 1.5 million pounds of food that otherwise would have gone to waste. Read on to find out what students have taught her about making a positive impact and what she would change about the food system.
Californians are relieved to have gotten more rain and snow than they've had in their past five years of extreme drought. But it's no time for the state with a big water footprint to rest easy - because water now might not be there later.
There's no doubt about it, beef has a giant water footprint compared most other foods. Even still, that's not the end of the water conservation story. Here's why.
This week's Eco News features stories about Instagram's role in fueling food waste; how chocolate became part of Valentine's Day; what cow pastures have to do with saving the planet - and much more!
This week's Eco News features stories about microplastics found in in shellfish; a man who dons his trash for 30 days; how Boulder has become a hub for food producers - and much more!
What does environmental justice mean and what does food have to do with it? In truth, problems of injustice that seem distant and abstract can be as close as your next meal.
This week's Eco News features stories about the complexity of meat and egg labels; the impact of Trump's refugee restrictions on the meat industry; California floods and agricultural water conservation - and much more!