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13 04 2021 | 10:38

How the 'Worm Moon' helped free the stuck ship Ever Given in the Suez Canal.

It took a little help from the full moon to free the massive Ever Given cargo ship from its perch stranded in the Suez Canal.

22 03 2021 | 09:27

Exotic crystals of 'ice 19' discovered.

Scientists have identified the 19th form of water ice. The exotic, four-sided crystals of this rare ice variety, now dubbed ice XIX, form at ultra-low temperatures and ultra-high pressures.  It only…

15 03 2021 | 11:32

Water Warning: The Looming Threat of the World’s Aging Dams.

Tens of thousands of large dams across the globe are reaching the end of their expected lifespans, leading to a dramatic rise in failures and collapses, a new UN study finds. These deteriorating…

12 03 2021 | 10:05

Cape Verde’s sea-inspired murals protect aquatic biodiversity.

Aquatic Murals for a Cause Beautiful images of aquatic life can be seen painted on the facades of 13 houses in Porto Mosquito, a fishing village 20km from Praia the capital of Cape Verde. Inspired…

15 02 2021 | 12:50

Pharmaceuticals Pollute the Ganges.

Studies increasingly point to the presence of pharmaceutical and personal care products in urban stretches along the Ganges River, which originates pristine in the Himalayas but is heavily polluted…

09 02 2021 | 09:24

Do you drink bottled water? Read this.

Bottled water is atrocious for the environment. You’re better off buying a water filter for healthier, tastier water For years, the debate has raged on: which is better, bottled water, or tap?

27 12 2020 | 07:52

From Alaska to Florida, Harmful PFAS Compounds Pollute Water at Multiple Sites in Every State.

Tom Kennedy learned about the long-term contamination of his family's drinking water about two months after he was told that his breast cancer had metastasized to his brain and was terminal.

27 11 2020 | 12:19

More than 3 billion people affected by water shortages, data shows.

UN warns about consequences of not conserving water and tackling climate crisis. Water shortages are now affecting more than 3 billion people around the world, as the amount of fresh water available…

16 11 2020 | 08:32

Raw sewage dumped into English and Welsh beaches '2,900 times this year'.

Water companies discharged raw sewage into bathing water beaches almost 3,000 times in the past year, polluting the environment and risking public health, new analysis shows. The discharges took…

11 11 2020 | 09:07

Fears for a million livelihoods in Kenya and Tanzania as Mara River fish die out.

Water biodiversity is on the brink, with dire consequences for the region known for the zebra and wildebeest migration, says WWF. Fish are being driven to extinction in the Mara River basin, putting…

04 11 2020 | 11:30

For Peat’s Sake

  Kenya taking steps to save its swamps.

02 11 2020 | 16:13

Water for everyone!

 

02 11 2020 | 07:07

Kamchatka: Toxic algae blamed for mass marine death in Russia.

The mass death of sea creatures off the coast of Kamchatka in Russia's far east was most likely caused by toxic algae and not man-made factors, Russian officials have said. The find weeks ago raised…

24 10 2020 | 11:02

French dairy giant accused of polluting country's famous rivers for years.

Investigation alleges Lactalis breached environmental regulations at several plants and released milk derivatives that killed fish.

04 10 2020 | 19:02

The key to peace in the Lake Chad area is water, not military action.

Lake Chad is an extremely shallow water body in the Sahel. It was once the world’s sixth largest inland water body with an open water area of 25,000 km2 in the 1960s, it shrunk dramatically at the…

19 09 2020 | 09:56

Humans' construction 'footprint' on ocean quantified for first time.

In a world-first, the extent of human development in oceans has been mapped. An area totalling approximately 30,000 square kilometres—the equivalent of 0.008 percent of the ocean—has been modified by…

07 09 2020 | 10:45

Murray-Darling mismanagement: floods, water theft, and Burke and Wills’s camels.

The basin has faced challenges throughout history but the system designed to protect it does not factor in a changing climate

07 09 2020 | 10:35

Trump weakens Obama-era rules on toxic wastewater from coal plants.

Steam-based plants third biggest source of toxic wastewater Pollutants released into water linked to cancer and other illness The Trump administration is loosening rules for toxic water pollution…

07 09 2020 | 09:37

Germany's Groundwater Wells Are Running Dry Amid Climate Crisis.

Despite the lush, verdant nature that surrounds the German town of Ulrichstein, residents here — and in the region — suffer from acute water shortages. Ulrichstein Mayor Edwin Schneider, meanwhile,…

07 09 2020 | 09:32

The US is in a water crisis far worse than most people imagine.

Industrial runoff and lax standards have tainted water across the US. Senators and doctors are calling me, asking what to do. When I was a little girl, my father would sing songs to me all the time…