As Bangladesh's Population Grows, Slum Dwellers Struggle For Clean Water Access @PBS @NewsHour, March 22, 2011http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/world/jan-june11/bangladesh_03-22.html
PBS Newshour: "Special correspondent Steve Sapienza reports on an innovative approach for getting water to slum dwellers in Bangladesh. The report is the latest in a series on global population issues in collaboration with National Geographic magazine and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting."
The Bangladesh water story video is also available at the Pulitzer Center website where other resources are available.
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has worked with the Newseum in Washington DC to put up a short slide show of pictures about world water issues on their atrium screen, check it out through the end of the month.
National Geographic's story on challenges facing Bangladesh, as part of its coverage of population issues, will appear in the May issue, look for it.
7 Billion Population Series articles already published include:
Population Seven Billion
The Anthropocene, or Age of Man
and Ocean Acidification
Elizabeth Kolbert writes in the April 2011 National Geographic on the rising acidification of the ocean as the seas soak up more carbon dioxide. The CO2 comes from the burning of hydrocarbon fossil fuels -- coal, oil, natural gas. Ocean acidification has been called global warming's "evil twin."