The Great Artesian Basin, which provides drinking water to many communities in the Outback, comes to the surface nearly boiling and stinking of rotten eggs, yet it is a life-giving resource in an unforgiving environment.
There are tons of unexploded munitions in Cambodia's waterways. Now, a team is in training to become the country's first underwater deminers. But first the recruits have to learn to swim and dive. Irwin Loy reports from off the coast of Cambodia.
Faced with chronic water shortages, many residents of Mexico City aren't wafting for the city government to fix things. They're turning to the sky. Ari Daniel Shapiro reports on the growing practice of rainwater harvesting.
Maritime smuggling of illegal immigrants is rising along the coast of southern California and so are the dangers. Jill Replogle spoke with a man who runs a boat rescue team for abandoned or stranded boats off of San Diego.
A new agreement between the US and Mexico to manage water from the Colorado River has been applauded as a breakthrough for cross-border cooperation on water rights. And it's also being applauded by environmental groups working in Mexico.
More than 110,000 Syrians have fled to Jordan in recent months. About 50,000 Libyans and Yemenis are getting medical treatment. Meanwhile, Jordanians are bracing for the waves of Gulf Arabs tourists expected this summer.