The Kaza: Mega Conservation Zone

Five African countries — Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe — agreed in August 2011 to create the 29 million hectare Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area or Kaza. The area not only allows elephants to roam free across borders, but …

Clean Water: A Simple Fix?

Today, over a billion people do not have clean drinking water. But Dr. Greg Allgood is helping change that. He is providing millions with clean water through water purification packets developed by Procter and Gamble and the US Centers for …

Water Wars

The fight between Georgia, Florida, and Alabama over water in the Chattahoochee river basin has been going on for decades. Correspondent Miles Benson talks with Rhett Turner and Jonathan Wickham about their new film Chattahoochee: From Water War to Water

Saving the Rivers of the American West

(Earth Focus: Episode 54) Jeremy Monroe on his film Willamette Futures, which looks at the restoration of the watersheds of Oregon’s largest river system. Thea Mercouffer’s film Rock the Boat follows a kayaking expedition down the cemented LA River. …

Water: Challenges and Solutions

(Earth Focus: Episode 33) Rhett Turner and Jonathan Wickham explore water challenges facing the states of Georgia, Florida and Alabama in their film Chattahoochee: From Water War to Water Vision. Filmmaker Stephen Sapienza on providing clean water and sewage services …

Water or Gold?

For the native people who live near Ecuador’s Kimsakocha wetlands, water is vital for domestic use and agriculture. But there is gold under the water and foreign mining companies aim to mine it. The local people are fighting back. Constantino …