Some years ago the Naganadhi River of southern India ran dry. Local people had to rely on ever-deeper groundwater wells. But a few years ago, some local women began reviving the river. It was difficult work, but now the area is flourishing again.
The death of a Spanish toddler who fell into an illegal borehole has put the country's water crisis in the spotlight. It's estimated that there are more than 1 million illegal wells in Spain.
Research has shown a large number of Himalayan glaciers will melt even if "ambitious" Paris Agreement goals are met. The thaw is expected to have a big effect on Asia, disrupting river flows in China and India.
An earth-filled dam has burst in southeastern Brazil, releasing a river of sludge that has destroyed and damaged homes in Minas Gerais state. At least 34 people are dead and some 300 are still missing.
In Brazil, indigenous and traditional communities are fighting for their land in the face of threats from big businesses, mining and environmental destruction. In some cases, the peoples' very survival is at stake.
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