#Water and sanitation

  • Article: This Clean Water Solution Actually Produces Trillions of Gallons of Toxic Sludge Worldwide

    This Clean Water Solution Actually Produces Trillions of Gallons of Toxic Sludge Worldwide

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 15, 2019

    Billions of people lack access to fresh drinking water. Read more

  • Article: The Toilets of the Future Are Filled With Poo-Eating Worms

    The Toilets of the Future Are Filled With Poo-Eating Worms

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 14, 2019

    Tiger worms are a major sanitation breakthrough. Read more

  • Article: Liberia Improves Access to Clean Water After Traumas of Ebola

    Liberia Improves Access to Clean Water After Traumas of Ebola

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 7, 2019

    “Good hygiene practices have added more value to our culture." Read more

  • Article: Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement

    Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 12, 2018

    "I was ashamed to go outside and I felt bad when people looked at me.” Read more

  • Article: World's Water Could Become Scarce if the Amazon Rainforest Is Destroyed

    World's Water Could Become Scarce if the Amazon Rainforest Is Destroyed

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 20, 2018

    The world is already facing a severe water crisis. Read more

  • Article: This South African Activist Wants to Make Sanitary Pads as Accessible as Condoms

    This South African Activist Wants to Make Sanitary Pads as Accessible as Condoms

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 14, 2018

    “I thought it was time to deconstruct the narrative and end the stigma.” Read more

  • Article: Pope Francis Says Selling Water Is 'Incompatible' With Human Rights

    Pope Francis Says Selling Water Is 'Incompatible' With Human Rights

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Nov. 9, 2018

    His latest words fit into a broader framework of critiquing inequality. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Vows to Shut Down Open Pit Toilets in Schools After Tragic Drownings

    South Africa Vows to Shut Down Open Pit Toilets in Schools After Tragic Drownings

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 14, 2018

    "This will save lives and restore the dignity of tens of thousands of our nation's children." Read more