“Cloudfisher” nets erected on Mount Boutmezguida
Women and girls in a cluster of small Moroccan villages used to have to walk up to three hours a day to fetch water. Now, the villages get all the water they need from a new system of fog nets in the nearby mountains, and that means a lot more time available for work and school.
People queued to collect water as fears over the city's water crisis grew earlier this year in Cape Town, South Africa.
The water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa is easing a bit, but the city and many of its businesses and institutions are forging ahead with expensive efforts to increase supply, including private desalination plants.
You won't find a lot of wild salmon on menus or in your supermarket anymore, but the Namgis First Nation's group in British Columbia hopes you'll find their tank-farmed Kuterra salmon the next best thing.
A First Nations group in British Columbia is trying to counter the environmental and economic impact of sea-based salmon farming by starting a new kind of salmon farm — on land. But the enterprise is fraught with challenges.
Andrea Carolina and Desikan Sundararajan with Statoil, along with Dirk Richter, founder of Quanta3 (left to right), install a pilot methane detector at a Statoil well pad at the Eagle Ford Shale natural gas site in Texas.
Leaks of methane from gas and oil wells are a major source of climate pollution but it's tough to detect the odorless and colorless gas. Now, a new competition is spurring inventors to come up with cheaper and more effective methane detectors. The World's Jason Margolis profiles two of the inventors.
The carcass of a right whale is prepared to be towed out to sea near Norway, Prince Edward Island.
There have been a record 18 deaths and zero births of the species over the past year.
A man walks in the snow next to the Houses of Parliament in London on March 1. Brtain and much of the rest of Europe have been hit with a late winter blast linked to extreme warming in the Arctic.
While it's been unusually cold and snowy in much of Europe, the Arctic has been seeing record warm temperatures and a huge loss of ice. Here's how the two are linked, and what they might have to do with climate change.
Frozen ice Bering Sea
Temperatures in Alaska on Tuesday were as high as 45 degrees above average.
Subsistence hunter Dennis Davis sends his drone out over the ice on the Chukchi Sea in Shishmaref in far-western Alaska. Warming winters have made the sea ice here more dangerous to navigate in search of seals and walruses, but drones can help map the bes
Alaska is warming up roughly twice as fast as the rest of the US and that means big new challenges for Native communities that rely on hunting for survival. Hunters are trying to adapt by changing both how and what they hunt.
When Manny and Roz de Lizarriturri moved from the Philadelphia area to Pueblo, Colorado, their electricity bills jumped 30 to 40 percent. So, the couple installed solar panels.
Residents in Pueblo, Colorado are engaged in a fight with their utility company, tired of paying among the highest electricity rates in the state. The city is looking into becoming its own utility — one powered by 100 percent renewable energy — a noble goal to lower rates and combat climate change.
Fisherman Steve Barratt says the area just offshore of the English port of Ramsgate was a prime fishing ground until a wind farm was built there a few years ago. Now he says he has to steam for three hours to get a good catch, almost all the way to the Ne
A big push into offshore wind power in the UK is pushing down the cost of the low-carbon energy source, but fishermen say it's also harming fish populations. Scientists say they're not so sure.