Capetown in South Africa is turning off its taps because of the drought

SOUTH AFRICA IS GOING THROUGH THE WORST DROUGHT IN 100 YEARS South Africa’s second largest city is in the midst of a severe drought and if taps are turned off it would make it the first city in the world to run dry. Henry Sapiecha

Global water crisis a serious issue for food and drink manufacturers

Market research company Euromonitor International’s white paper “Sustainability and the New Normal for Natural Resources” has revealed that reliable access to natural resources is of critical importance to governments, businesses and consumers. According to the whitepaper, in 2015, the World Economic Forum mentioned water crisis as the number one long-term global threat. Still underestimated by […]

Declining groundwater is a big problem for Australia

Groundwater is extensively used right across the Australian continent, which is why we should take very seriously a new study which says supplies are on the decline, writes Derek Eamus. The loss of groundwater stores poses serious threats to humans that need it to drink, crops that are irrigated with it, and natural ecosystems that […]