Drinking water out of thin air - it sounds like science fiction, but a research team from Munich wants to help people in dry regions. Using a saline solution, they extract water from the air and fill it up in bottles.
The Panama Canal's handover from the United States 20 years ago has been marked in Panama amid water supply worries. Managers say less rainfall due to climate change has depleted the inter-ocean conduit's Gatun Lake.
This week on Eco Africa we look at the impacts of droughts in southern African countries and see how a tiny island off the coast of Tanzania with a small population is taking their destiny into their own hands.
Germans have never had to worry much about water scarcity. But with rising global temperatures driving record heatwaves and prolonged droughts, demand for the precious resource is increasing.
Snipers in helicopters took to the skies as part of a bid to curb "extremely large" herds of camels in South Australia. An ongoing drought has driven the animals closer to towns, threatening the water supplies of locals.
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