VOICES Ideas and Insight From Explorers
Voices and stories from around Tonle Sap Lake and communities affected by the Lower Sesan II dam.
Recounting a one-week journey across islands in the Mekong River, near Sambour district, with the Documentation Center of Cambodia (DC-CAM).
Farmworkers and farmers share their experiences of working and living near Gariep and Van der Kloof dams on the Orange River.
An introduction to my travels following the Orange River into the Karoo, a huge semi-arid area in South Africa. Drought, and the sudden easing of it, is on everyone’s minds in these parts.
What happens when progressive laws confront an industrial reality? This is a story of a small community coming to grips with an steel giant.
Here’s a screenshot my friend sent me before I arrived in Joburg. It sums up what I had heard a few times about the city: There’s some truth to the narrative that Johannesburg is unsafe. The fences struck me right away. Nearly every house has a fence around it, most topped by barbed (and sometimes…
“Simply, water is surpassing oil itself as the world’s scarcest critical resource. Just as oil conflicts were central to twentieth-century history, the struggle over freshwater is set to shape a new turning point in the world order and the destiny of civilization” — Steven Solomon, Water The Dam, located in the leafy Johannesburg suburb of…