The west coast of the United States and Mexico are entering the dry summer months already in the throes of a severe drought, a worrisome trend with climate scientists predicting future droughts that could be longer and drier.
Nasty green slime poisoned water in Ohio last summer, and it's becoming a regular thing in the region — and around the world. The problem is agricultural pollution, but some Ontario farmers are trying to try to cut back on the pollution that leads to the slime.
In the aftermath of January's devastating earthquake there's a lot of talk about finally getting things right in Haiti, a sense that the opportunity to rebuild means the opportunity to fix what's been wrong. The World's Jeb Sharp reports.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Daniel Estrin in Israel about the country's biggest-ever forest fire, which is burning near the port city of Haifa. Israel has received help from several countries in the effort to put out the blaze.
An Italian supermarket chain is urging its customers to stop buying bottled water from far away sources because of the pollution caused when the water is transported. Megan Williams reports on the campaign, and why some are skeptical about the motives.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on an effort to save water and recycle in part of China by building an apartment complex with composting toilets. The first installment of our five-part series this week on sanitation issues, called "Toilet Tales."