Global land area and the number of people suffering from the effects of extreme drought could more than double by the late 21st century, experts warn.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~4 min
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It's an ecological disaster, but my research shows we should not lose hope.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~6 min
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Two-thirds of Earth's land is on pace to lose water as the climate warms – that's a problem for people, crops and forests
The projected loss of water storage on land as global temperatures rise is especially alarming in the Southern Hemisphere – and in parts of the US.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~7 min
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A recent US study found tyre chemicals were polluting rivers and poisoning migratory salmon.
Jan. 8, 2021 • ~5 min
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Steamboat Geyser reawakened in 2018 after three and a half years of dormancy. Does that foretell an eruption in Yellowstone National Park?
Jan. 6, 2021 • ~10 min
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A breakthrough in understanding desalination membranes could boost efficiency and make it cheaper to get clean water from salty water.
Jan. 6, 2021 • ~5 min
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New study suggests waters will become more turbulent as Arctic loses summertime ice.
Dec. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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Plastic pipes are polluting drinking water systems after wildfires - it's a risk in urban fires, too
A new study shows how toxic chemicals like benzene are leaching into water systems after nearby fires. The pipes don't have to burn – they just have to heat up.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
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Fish farms feed millions of people around the world, but they also consume a lot of fish that are dried or ground up to make aquafeed. Researchers are developing more sustainable alternatives.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~7 min
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