The Growing Threat of Water Wa...

Nov 14, 2019 by

In 2015, United Nations member states adopted the Sustainable Development Goals, which include an imperative to “ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.” Yet, in the last four years, matters have deteriorated significantly.

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Can we build concrete thatR...

Nov 14, 2019 by

Concrete is an old material—8,000 years old. The Romans built with concrete from 300 BC to 476 AD.

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Colombian town faces earthquak...

Nov 8, 2019 by

Residents of the town of Puerto Gaitán say their water sources are being used for the cultivation of oil palm plantations and the extraction of crude

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200+ Simple And Practical Ways...

Nov 4, 2019 by

Want to make a difference and save more water? Find over 200 effective methods here!

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The Promised Land

Nov 1, 2019 by

Big coal gave a tiny Texas town free land. There’s a major catch.

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RIVER OF TRASH

Oct 28, 2019 by

How Plastic Pollution Is Making Central American Communities Uninhabitable

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The World Can Make More Water ...

Oct 22, 2019 by

Desalinated seawater is the lifeblood of Saudi Arabia, no more so than at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, an international research center that rose from the dry, empty desert a decade ago.

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New study pinpoints the places...

Oct 17, 2019 by

As many as five billion people will face hunger and a lack of clean water by 2050 as the warming climate disrupts pollination, freshwater, and coastal habitats, according to new research published last week in Science.

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I thought we got Rid of Coal M...

Oct 7, 2019 by

I have disturbing news I want to share with you. Following Hopi Tribe’s major legal defeat in losing water rights to LCR, a company called Pump Hydro — Storage LLC is proposing to build 2 dams near Sipaapu and Blue Springs. Both are critical to survival of Hopi culture and religion. It appears Navajo Nation is involved in some way.

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 In The Mountains, Climate Cha...

Oct 7, 2019 by

The melting of glaciers and loss of snow has a cascading effect for ecosystems, agriculture and billions of people downstream.

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Trump Administration to Roll B...

Sep 12, 2019 by

The Trump administration on Thursday announced the repeal of a major Obama-era clean water regulation that had placed limits on polluting chemicals that could be used near streams, wetlands and other bodies of water.

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America is in the midst of a l...

Sep 11, 2019 by

Since the Flint drinking water crisis erupted five years ago, Americans have realized that many cities and towns struggle to ensure safe water.

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America is in the midst of a l...

Sep 9, 2019 by

Since the Flint drinking water crisis erupted five years ago, Americans have realized that many cities and towns struggle to ensure safe water.

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‘The next Flint,’ and America’...

Aug 19, 2019 by

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: A U.S. city is facing a public health crisis, after years of denying that it had a problem with lead in its drinking water supply.

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Newark hands out bottled water...

Aug 14, 2019 by

Water issues are becoming more prevalent around the country even as the EPA says it is prioritizing the issue.

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Newark hands out bottled water...

Aug 12, 2019 by

Water issues are becoming more prevalent around the country even as the EPA says it is prioritizing the issue.

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Low on water, California farme...

Aug 6, 2019 by

If California is to meet its goal of running on 100-percent clean electricity by 2045, fields that once grew hay are going to have to start producing electrons.

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A Quarter of Humanity Faces Lo...

Aug 6, 2019 by

Countries that are home to one-fourth of Earth’s population face an increasingly urgent risk: The prospect of running out of water.

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In Zimbabwe, the Water Taps Ru...

Jul 31, 2019 by

It had been five days since water had stopped flowing out of the taps at Eneres Kaitano’s bungalow in southern Harare, Zimbabwe’s modern and tidy capital city. Five days since she had done any laundry. Five days since she had forbidden her children from using the toilet more than once a day.

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Desalination plants are here, ...

Jun 24, 2019 by

Some 30 miles north of San Diego, along the Pacific Coast, sits the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant, the largest effort to turn saltwater into freshwater in North America.

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A changing tide

Jun 18, 2019 by

Florida’s summer of slime turned its politics upside down.

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A trail of toxicity: the US mi...

May 23, 2019 by

In Colorado Springs, businesses are suing the military for perfluorinated compounds, which some are calling ‘Agent Orange 2.0’

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My Green Kitchen: The Ultimate...

May 22, 2019 by

More and more people are making efforts to ‘go green’ at home.

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They Grow the Nation’s Food, b...

May 21, 2019 by

EAST OROSI, Calif. — Water is a currency in California, and the low-income farmworkers who pick the Central Valley’s crops know it better than anyone. They labor in the region’s endless orchards, made possible by sophisticated irrigation systems, but at home their faucets spew toxic water tainted by arsenic and fertilizer chemicals.

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A pretty stream in Belgium is ...

May 6, 2019 by

The idyllic stream that meanders through the Flemish countryside has been called the most polluted stream in Europe.

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Lawns are the No. 1 irrigated ...

May 2, 2019 by

As a new homeowner, my strategy for finding a house was probably a little different than most: I looked for the one with the smallest lawn I could find.

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In wake of Flint water crisis,...

Apr 30, 2019 by

Five years after the beginning of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis, residents are still feeling the impact of being poisoned by their state government.

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It’s Not Coming, It’s Here: Bi...

Apr 29, 2019 by

“WE ARE NOW TRULY IN UNCHARTED TERRITORY.”

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‘Coming Mass Extinction&...

Apr 24, 2019 by

Far-reaching global assessment details how humanity is undermining the very foundations of the natural world

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What drought? These states are...

Apr 18, 2019 by

Wyoming wants to modify the Fontenelle Dam so it can use an extra 80,000 acre-feet of water from a tributary of the once-mighty Colorado River

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