Latest Stories Tagged: water

Development & Education

Disaster cleanup in Japan

Two weeks after the quake and tsunami in Japan, the work of clearing debris and putting up pre-fabricated houses is gathering momentum. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Kathy Mueller of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Conflict & Justice

Bushmen of the Kalahari

The Geo Quiz takes us to southern Africa this time. Bushmen there are celebrating a court victory. They've been fighting a long legal battle with the government of Botswana over access to water. Can you name the region in Botswana where the Bushmen live?

Global Politics

Flooding in Brisbane

Large parts of the Australian city of Brisbane are now completely deserted with thousands of people fleeing the rising waters. In low-lying suburbs only rooftops remain visible. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Peter Collins of National Nine News.

Arts, Culture & Media

Caribbean reef

For our Geo Quiz, we're looking for the 'northernmost' country in Central America. The country in our sights is about the size of Massachusetts, but its borders include 240 miles of Caribbean shoreline.

Global Politics

Italy's campaign against bottled water

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.

Global Politics

Haifa fire still burning

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.