Over one in four people on the planet are drinking fecal-contaminated water, according to a new WHO report. It urges considerable increases in revenue to meet the growing demand for clean water.
A mix of pulverized coal and toxic gases – known as fly ash – are polluting the air and water near power plants in southeast India. Villagers have decided to fight back. Karthikeyan Hemalatha reports from Chennai.
Contaminated food poses a major health and economic threat to sub-Saharan Africa. While efforts are taken to provide safe food for exports, governments are reijigging the system to do more for domestic markets.
At the World Economic Forum, a group of experts debated whether a reinvention of social systems is feasible alongside the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The panel discussion was aired on DW-TV on the weekend.
Oil production in South Sudan has poisoned the drinking water of some 600,000 people. In April, Malaysian oil and gas giant Petronas promised to take remedial action. What has happened since?
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