waterways

Saving The Sacred Navajo Water

Nearly 250,000 residents live in the Navajo Nation, which spans sections of Utah, New Mexico and Arizona. The area contains a strong mining presence, one that has led to dangerous spills and water contamination. Hydrologist Karletta Chief, who is a member of the Navajo Bitter Water Clan, discusses her work and how her personal relationship […]

Climate change and our waterways

Most people assume the water they are drinking is safe and protected by government regulations. However, one community in Central New York is learning that even the most pristine of lakes can fall prey to the effects of climate change. This segment is part of Peril and Promise, our ongoing series of reports on the […]