Infrastructure, Water & Health, Water & Society, Water Quality

Q&A with Richard J. Evans on the relevance of a past cholera epidemic

Cholera is a waterborne infectious disease that triggers severe watery diarrhea that can lead to dehydration and even death if left untreated. In most cases, cholera is caused and transmitted by drinking water or eating food that is contaminated by human waste. Even though modern water and sewage treatment systems…

By Manuela Achilles and Peter Debaere-
Built Environment, Environment

Shorebird City

In early March, just a handful of days before the Covid-19 crisis would paralyze American society, I flew to Miami to address an international meeting of the horticultural industry. Looking out the window on the approach to the Miami airport, all the profound alterations to the natural world in…

By Tim Beatley-