Originally Published by New Scientist - An audacious plan to split California into six pieces is unlikely to succeed, but may force the state to tackle its water woes head-on.
July 25th, 2014
Originally Published by The Guardian - Tranche of sites doubles the size of Scottish marine reserves, covering cliffs in Caithness and deep ocean seabeds.
July 24th, 2014
Originally Published by The Guardian - Drought in the south-western US will deplete the vast Lake Mead this week to levels not seen since Hoover Dam was completed and the reservoir on the Colorado River was filled in the 1930s, federal water managers said Tuesday.
July 9th, 2014
Originally Published by New Scientist - Europe's rivers are awash with organic chemicals that can kill or subtly harm aquatic life, according to the most extensive survey yet of freshwater pollution.
June 17th, 2014
In a concerted effort to remediate the ecosystems along the channel of the Colorado River, Mexico and the United States recently reached a historic agreement to release water from the Morelos Dam at the Arizona-Mexico border. This ‘pulse flow,’ is intended to reach the Colorado River Delta for the first time in 50 years.
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April 14th, 2014
Quick Look, Water
Originally Published by NASA - Scientists from NASA are cruising on a research vessel from New Zealand to Tahiti by way of the Southern Ocean. Their objective: gather detailed measurements of Pacific sea water that will be used to validate satellite measurements
April 5th, 2014
Earth Observation, Technology, Water
Originally Published by New Scientist - AThe parched river delta, which once teemed with life, is being reborn thanks to a massive pulse of water that was released today in Mexico
March 24th, 2014
What infectious disease kills the most children under the age of five? If you guessed malaria or AIDS, guess again. Cholera claims more victims than either of those diseases. Now, a team of researchers are developing a method to provide early warning of cholera outbreaks. If successful, the effort could drastically reduce the number of cholera deaths.
Osha Gray Davidson, posted on
March 18th, 2014
Articles, Climate, Earth Observation, Health, Oceans, Water
Originally Published by The NASA- In March, muddy floodwaters coursed through rivers in the Canterbury Plains after a powerful storm passed over South Island.
March 8th, 2014
Originally Published by IEEE - A couple of interesting ideas—one wave, one tidal—were on display this week at the ARPA-E Innovation Summit in Washington, D.C., that offer some clear advantages over many of the other attempts at drawing energy from the oceans.
March 3rd, 2014