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How Black Athletes Could Create a Watershed in Activist History

There’s the potential at this juncture for bold black athletes to blend many identity issues and address concerns about Mother Earth simultaneously. — Organizer for...

EPA Plans to Allow Unlimited Dumping of Fracking Wastewater in the Gulf of Mexico

An offshore platform in the Gulf of Mexico. Under current Environmental Protection Agency standards, offshore platform operators can dump unlimited amounts of...

Mentally ill man dies without water in solitary confinement in Milwaukee jail

A mentally ill black man who died in a Milwaukee prison in April suffered from severe...

Water Protectors at Standing Rock React to Obama's Intervention in Dakota Access Pipeline Battle

In a dramatic series of moves on Friday, the White House intervened in the ongoing fight against the Dakota Access pipeline, less...
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Video: Water Protectors at Standing Rock React to Obama’s Intervention in Dakota Access Pipeline...

http://democracynow.org - In a dramatic series of moves on Friday, the White House intervened in the ongoing fight against the Dakota Access pipeline, less...
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Video: Lakota Activist Debra White Plume from Pine Ridge: Why I am a Water...

http://democracynow.org - While Democracy Now! was covering the standoff at Standing Rock earlier this month, we spoke to longtime Lakota water and land ... Via...
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Video: Mesmerizing force of nature: Chinese waterfall in spectacular rage after rainfall (Aerial footage)

Chinese Hukou Waterfall seen in spectacular rage due to the increase of sediment concentration and water volume in the Yellow River which happens annually...
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Video: Baltimore Water Price Hike Will Disproportionately Impact Low-Income People and Senior Citizens

Jorge Aguilar of Food & Water Watch says that the city should instead opt for income-based water service billing in order to fund new...
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Video: Water Protectors Lock Their Bodies to Machines to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline Construction

http://democracynow.org - As a temporary restraining order that halts construction on part of the Dakota Access pipeline was issued Tuesday, about 100 people ... Via...
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Video: H2wOe: India’s Water Crisis – Warning to the World (RT Documentary)

The Indian state of Punjab is undergoing a severe water crisis. Once an agricultural leader in India, it's now turning into a desert. Farmers...

Oklahoma sees dozens of fracking water wells shut down after major earthquake

The authorities in Oklahoma have shut down 37 wastewater wells used by the fracking industry to...

California and EPA Poised to Expand Pollution of Potential Drinking Water Reserves

California is one of at least 23 states where so-called aquifer exemptions -- exceptions to federal environmental law that allow mining or...

Goldwater and Trump

A comparison that is repeatedly made by Democrats and establishment Republicans concerns Trump’s campaign and the disastrous defeat of GOP presidential candidate Barry Goldwater...

‘We Are Peaceful Protectors of Water and of Health’ – CounterSpin interview with Kandi...

Janine Jackson interviewed Kandi Mossett about the Native American pipeline protest for the August 26, 2016, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited...
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Video: Water weapon in Syrian war: Terrorists cut Aleppo supply lines, residents find ways...

Terrorists have recently cut off water pipes going into West Aleppo. RT's Lizzie Phelan looks at some of the heroic attempts to change the...

Why the TPP and TTIP Trade Deals May Now Be Dead in the Water

German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel (pictured here) says negotiations over the TTIP “have de facto failed. (Photo: Christliches Medienmagazin Pro; Edited: LW...

UK sends destroyer to fight ISIS in Persian Gulf, despite its previous warm water...

The Royal Navy is sending its lead Daring-class air defense destroyer, the HMS Daring, to...
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Video: Waterspouts touch down on Qinghai lake in China

Multiple waterspouts appeared on Qinghai Lake in northwest China's Qinghai Province, with the spectacular scene lasting for about five minutes. RT LIVE ... Via Youtube
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Video: German govt warns people to stockpile food, water in case of terror attacks

German authorities are set to introduce a new state defense plan that would make citizens stockpile food and water, enough to last for at...

'Save our water': Native Americans, celebrities protest Dakota pipeline

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation opposing the construction of a pipeline through their sacred...

Germans Will Be Asked to Stockpile Food and Water ‘in Case of a Catastrophe’

Germany is planning to urge its citizens to stockpile food, water and other supplies in the event of a catastrophe or armed...

New York City set to ban use of fracking waste water

New York City lawmakers have approved a new bill to ban the usage of waste water...

In vilifying Russian swimmer Yulia Efimova, Americans are splashing murky waters

Feels good, doesn’t it, to slap water in the face of the rest of the world and go all jingoist? Lilly King...

Trident nuke renewal plan blown out the water by govt’s own watchdog

Britain’s new multibillion-pound Trident nuclear submarine fleet may be in jeopardy after the government’s own watchdog warned the project faces “major risks.” The Infrastructure and...

Apartheid Israel's War on Water

Construction equipment rolls through Ramallah, Palestine, on April 29, 2011. (Photo: Michael Rose) London is known the world over for its rainy weather,...

12-yo boy dies on world’s tallest waterslide in Kansas waterpark

A 12-year-old boy was killed in an accident on the world’s tallest waterslide at Schlitterbahn Waterpark...

The Goldwater Girl and the Wall Street Girl

They are one and the same in Hillary. The Goldwater girl is the one who rooted for Goldwater’s racism and is also now the...

Proprietary Water

(No deposit, no return) by T.P. Wilkinson / August 7th, 2016 Who will the wellsfrom misfortune,Mischief unnaturalprotect?For whom do tollOne need not askThey till the yearsSow...

Burkini-only pool party at French water park sparks outrage

A burkini-only day for Muslim women at a water park in France has sparked outrage among some politicians and French citizens. The...
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Video: Inground Pool! Sinkhole with swirling water appears in backyard of house in Australia

A sinkhole filled with water appeared in the backyard of a house in Australia on Tuesday. House owners Lynn and Ray McKay woke up...

Montana town wins back municipal water supply from private company

The city of Missoula, Montana won a state Supreme Court case to exercise eminent domain powers...

Cartoon control: Apple replaces pistol emoji with water gun

Apple Inc. has announced it will replace its handgun emoji with a less-threatening green and orange...

Flint Officials Profited While Water Crisis Raged

Federal officials approved mortgages worth more than $11 million for Flint, Michigan homes bought after it was discovered the city’s drinking water contained dangerous...

6 state employees criminally charged in connection with Flint water crisis

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette indicted six state employees for their alleged connection to the dangerous levels of lead in the city of Flint’s...
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Video: Underwater abyss: Planet’s deepest ‘blue hole’ found in South China Sea

Watch more RT Play videos here: https://www.facebook.com/RTvids/ Underwater abyss: World's deepest sinkhole discovered in South China Sea (Amazing ... Via Youtube

‘Hot lesbians’ ad lands Canadian oil sands group in hot water

An Alberta oil sands group has apologized for a cheeky ad with no political correctness in sight, which said that Canadian fuel should be...

Navy struggling to recruit submarine crews… because sailors can’t use Facebook underwater

Royal Navy recruiters are a having hard time finding young people to work on Britain’s...

Mars prep mission makes history with underwater DNA sequencing

A DNA sequencer has been used under the sea for the first time ever as part...

High alert: Colorado town may have marijuana in water supply

Residents of a Colorado town have been warned against using their water for drinking or bathing...
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Video: ‘In hot water’: Beijing holds military drills in disputed South China Sea

Beijing has announced that it is closing off part of the South China Sea for military exercises this week, warning that freedom of navigation...
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Video: RAW: Three stabbed after water fight in London’s Hyde Park turns violent

Scuffles erupted in Hyde Park in London on Tuesday, after a free party and organised water fight left three people with stab wounds, including...

Florida nuclear plant operator sued for polluting drinking water

Environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against Florida Power & Light Co., operator of the Turkey...

‘Without shoes or water’: 3 young children left in Mojave Desert as punishment

A homeless couple allegedly punishing three young children by sending them out into the Mojave Desert...

CIA director would resign if new president resumed waterboarding

CIA director John Brennan says the next president would have to find “another director” if waterboarding is revived. The statement was presumably a response...

Wisconsin tornado warning issued as floodwater washes away harbor, chunks of road (PHOTOS)

The people of Wisconsin are bracing themselves for further storm damage after heavy rainfall claimed one...
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Video: Friendly Competition: ‘Open Water’ 2016, a Russian military contest

Build Rafts, overcome water obstacles, get combat vehicles to destination – this is the Russian military 'Open Waters' 2016 games Follow RT Play: ... Via...

‘Dark streaks’ on Mars give NASA a hint that Red Planet may have water

NASA has examined thousands of “dark streaks” on Mars which might have formed due to liquid...
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Video: Gulf of Fracking: 76bn gallons of toxic waste water reportedly dumped into...

The Gulf of Mexico has a troubled past of pollution particularly since the Deep Water Horizon spill in 2010, when 4.9 million barrels of...
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Video: ‘The Clintons believe they are above the law’: Hillary in hot water over...

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said her husband Bill's meeting with US Attorney General Loretta Lynch at Phoenix, Arizona's Sky Harbor ... Via Youtube
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Video: ‘Waterloo’ battle: Paris lures bankers, fights for London’s finance crown after ‪‎Brexit‬

In another fallout from the Brexit referendum, London's position as Europe's primary financial hub seems to be under threat. And cities such as Paris,...

Johnson’s used, never-used water cannon to be sold off by new London mayor

Three water cannon bought by London’s former mayor, Boris Johnson, are to be sold off...
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Video: Flood Waters Rise: Torrential rain batters southwest China

Torrential rain has triggered damaging floods in areas of southwest China's Chongqing Municipality and Guizhou Province. The flood peak of the Qihe River ... Via...

Flint water criminal investigation costs triple — and may hit $5 million

Mchigan Attorney General Bill Schuette's wide-ranging probe into the Flint water crisis could cost as much as $4.9 million, more than triple the amount...

Is Water a Pollutant?

Water and carbon dioxide are life-giving chemical compounds. Life, on Earth, could not exist without these compounds. What else do they have in common?...

Brain-eating amoeba causes closure of N. Carolina waterpark, after 18-yo girl dies

A North Carolina waterpark has closed after a teen girl was killed by a brain-eating amoeba....

Indian Point nuclear reactor shut down over water leak

A nuclear reactor unit at Indian Point has been closed down to repair a water leak,...

US sacks another Navy commander for embarrassing detainment in Iranian waters

The commanding officer of a US Navy task force has been sacked following the investigation into...

Palestine’s ‘Prayer for Rain’: How Israel Uses Water as a Weapon of War

Entire communities in the West Bank either have no access to water or have had their water supply reduced almost by half. This...
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Video: Grassy Narrows to Ontario: No Reconciliation Without Clean Water (2/2)

First Nation ramps up pressure on province to clean mercury in their water as experts confirm that river system can be remediated. Via Youtube
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Video: Grassy Narrows to Ontario: No Reconciliation Without Clean Water (1/2)

First Nation ramps up pressure on province to clean mercury in their water as experts confirm that river system can be remediated. Via Youtube
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Video: Amphibious Abilities: Military vehicles perform various water manoeuvres during drills in Russia

Over 100 soldiers and around 50 armoured vehicles took part in drills hosted by Russia's Southern Military District in Volgograd region on Monday. Tanks...

Israel’s Water Siege of Palestinians

Neocon domination of the U.S. foreign policy establishment has foreclosed serious debate over Israel’s strangling control of Palestinian water resources and what...
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Video: Euro 2016: Tear gas, water cannon & scuffles ahead of Poland-Ukraine match in...

Scuffles briefly broke out in Marseille on Tuesday shortly before the European Championship match between Poland and Ukraine. Riot police fired tear gas and...

Climate Change Could Alter the Chemistry of Deepwater Lakes and Harm Ecosystems

In an age of rapid global population growth, demand for safe, clean water is constantly increasing. In 2010 the United States alone...
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Video: Israel cuts water supplies to West Bank, Palestine authorities claim

Tens of thousands of Palestinians have reportedly been left without access to safe drinking water, according to Palestinian authorities. RT LIVE ... Via Youtube

Gator attacks 2yo boy & drags him into water near Disney’s Orlando resort, toddler...

An alligator, thought to be up to seven feet long, attacked a 2-year-old boy while he was playing in the water on the shore...
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Video: Murky waters of Flint (RT Documentary)

For 50 years the authorities of Flint in Michigan, US had bought the city's water from a trusted source. In 2014 however, the corporation...

‘No magic thing can reverse this’: RT investigates water crisis aftermath in Flint

RT traveled to the site of the most avoidable public health emergency of the decade, interviewing...
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Video: As 13M People Read Stanford Victim’s Letter, Advocates See “Watershed” Moment in Fight...

http://democracynow.org - More than 60000 people have signed a petition calling for Stanford University to apologize publicly to the woman who was raped on...

Navy’s £1bn high-tech destroyers break down in warm water

The British military’s supposedly cutting-edge Type 45 destroyers are effectively overheating and shutting down outside...
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Video: Toxic cover-up: US govt officials cheating on water-safety inspections

A new twist has emerged in the US water-crisis saga that began more than two years ago in the small city of Flint, Michigan....

100,000+ people in Alabama told not to use tap water due to chemical contamination

Chemical contamination has left over 100,000 Alabamans without drinkable tap water, possibly until the fall, according...

Underwater ‘lost city’ not made by humans

A Greek dive site once thought to be the ruins of a long-lost ancient city turned...

Sanders talks ‘undrinkable’ tap water, climate change ahead of California primary

While Hillary Clinton was attacking presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump in a foreign policy-themed speech, rival...

Kids use water guns to put out West Fargo fire, save man

Five children armed with water guns were able to put out a fire and save the...
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Video: ‘Water beast’: Chinese giant dragon boat to set new Guinness World Record

A total of 1600 strong men carried a 77.8-meter-long wooden dragon boat to a river in southwest China's Guizhou Province. The boat has applied...
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Video: World’s first underwater musical band performs in Netherlands

An entire show is being performed underwater at the Operadagen festival in Rotterdam. The band 'Between Music' used specially designed instruments and a ... Via...

Heard About the Detox Water Craze?

Detox water has become a wildly popular diet craze. Many hail it as a miracle diet and think it can support weight loss. Could...
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Video: Youngest waterskier ever! Baby girl takes to water to break a decade-old record

Zyla St. Onge managed to break the world record as the youngest ever waterskier. A video released by Florida Barefoot center shows her riding...
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Video: The Occupation of the American Mind – RAI with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters...

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and producer Sut Jhally say Rachel Maddow and most liberal media express ... Via...
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Video: The Occupation of the American Mind – RAI with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters...

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and Sut Jhally discuss how after its invasion of Lebanon in 1982, Israel...

"Our Water, Our Future": Voters in Oregon Defeat Nestlé's Attempt to Privatize Their Water

Kathy Tittle, Aurora del Val and Deanna Busdeiker talk to voters on primary election day May 17, 2016. (Photo: Karen Saró Troeger) Blue...
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Video: The Occupation of the American Mind – RAI with Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters...

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and Sut Jhally discuss their new film about the Israeli public relations campaign...

"Local Residents" Are Filmed Stealing Dozens of Bottles of Water at London Marathon Stop

Editor's Comment: "Local" residents? We can see they're not locals. London marathon runners were robbed of dozens of bottled waters when thieves raided...

NAACP sues Michigan officials over Flint water crisis

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder, six former state officials, and engineering firms hired to evaluate water quality in Flint will have to contend with a...

Commandos jailed over ‘depraved’ waterboarding, vomit & urine initiation ceremony

Three elite Royal Marines have been jailed for subjecting new commandos to a “depraved” ordeal which included waterboarding and drinking a mix of urine...

UN Blames the Flint Water Crisis on Racism and Class Discrimination

Lana's Comment: There is no end to using the "racism" card because it pays. Flint, Michigan is a black majority city. However, Whites...

Whistleblower Fired for Exposing Flint Mayor's Alleged Plan to Take Water Donations

Every time the Flint, Mich., water crisis seems to have finally hit rock bottom, a new development tosses that assumption out the window....

Nestle gets control of town’s groundwater for up to 45 years

Nestlé has secured the rights to the groundwater under the Maine town of Fryeburg for up...

‘Loss of confidence’: Navy commander stripped of duties after sailors breached Iranian waters

The US Navy commander overseeing 10 sailors who breached Iranian waters, leading to their arrest, has...

Flint mayor tried to redirect water crisis donations to campaign account – lawsuit

A former city administrator of Flint, Michigan is suing Mayor Karen Weaver for allegedly trying to...

Egypt's Atlantis: Amazing artifacts from ancient underwater world go on display (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Objects from two lost underwater cities recently discovered off the Egyptian coast are being revealed...

Should You Be Worried About Perfluorooctanoic Acid in Drinking Water?

(Photo: Panafotkas) Over the past few months, several communities in upstate New York and New England have detected PFOA -- perfluorooctanoic acid, or...