Fred Tutman is the Patuxent Riverkeeper, one of a global network of 343 people who advocate for individual rivers. He’s also the nation’s only African-American Riverkeeper.
As risk of floods increases, so does awareness and determination among flood survivors, who are no longer simply victims, but an ever-growing constituency for change.
A personal reflection on the importance of the Clean Water Act — and why the Trump Administration’s proposal to dramatically reduce its scope is so destructive.
Natural disasters are sometimes seen as great levelers, affecting rich and poor alike. The reality is different.
Plastics have transformed every aspect of our lives. Yet the very properties that make them attractive spell disaster when trash makes its way into the environment.
Our lawns guzzle too much of it. There’s a lot we can do to reduce outdoor water use without losing the landscapes we enjoy.
Author John Fleck discuss the role water plays in the West and adaptable community efforts that can be used for a changing environment.
Learning from Singapore's holistic approach to water sustainability.
This edition of The Great Lakes Water Wars is an engrossing, essential book for readers of the first edition and new readers alike.
Unlike most annual crops, the roots of long-lived trees can penetrate through soils to great depth to reach water (Figure 1). If we can’t tell how deeply roots penetrate, how do we determine when trees run out of water? One way is to monitor the...