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New Study: Heat is Being Stored Beneath the Ocean Surface : Image of the Day

For much of the past decade, a puzzle has been confounding the climate science community. Nearly all of the measurable indicators of global climate …

Inundated crops mean a disastrous season for farmers

INDIANAPOLIS – Too much rain is one thing, but many Indiana farms are in danger of turning into ponds.<p>“When you start to see ducks in farm fields, …

Are Michigan’s pristine lakes at risk from aging pipelines?

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>Concern continues to rise across the country about the nation’s aging infrastructure. That concern is particularly apparent when …

Oil & Gas Industry

The case for shame

In California they call it #droughtshaming. People found using lots of water when the state is as dry as a cream cracker are facing trial by hashtag. The actor Tom Selleck is the latest target, accused of taking truckloads of water from a fire hydrant for his thirsty avocado crop.<p>Most people seem …

Religion

Tales of the unexpected

WEIJIA is a typical Chinese seven-year-old. He loves riding his bike and anything to do with cars; he is a badminton fanatic and has lessons twice a …

Water worries: Climate change in the desert Southwest

Special report: USA TODAY will explore how climate change is affecting Americans in a series of stories this year.<p>PHOENIX — The canal, its blue water sparkling in the morning Arizona sunshine, has been there in some form for more than a thousand years.<p>More than 10 centuries ago, Native Americans …

Landmark genetic analysis identifies how woolly mammoth adapted to arctic life

The first comprehensive analysis of the woolly mammoth genome reveals extensive genetic changes that allowed mammoths to adapt to life in the arctic. …

New NASA data show how the world is running out of water

The world’s largest underground aquifers – a source of fresh water for hundreds of millions of people — are being depleted at alarming rates, according to new NASA satellite data that provides the most detailed picture yet of vital water reserves hidden under the Earth’s surface.<p>Twenty-one of the …

Snorkeling

Concerns over Great Lakes rise to new levels

MACKINAC CITY -- You could call them Michigan's Water Warriors.<p>They're young, old, rich and everyday folks all fighting to protect Michigan's …

Gaza a year on: The shelling may have stopped, but there's little relief for those left behind

No human being is advised to go for more than 24 hours without water, especially in an area like Gaza where summer temperatures regularly climb above …

Water Crisis - Learn About The Global Water Crisis | Water.org

Water connects every aspect of life. Access to safe water and sanitation can quickly turn problems into potential – unlocking education, work …

Nestle faces renewed criticism of their B.C. groundwater operations as drought levels increase

<b>WATCH: There is growing outrage over another industry that’s still making millions off of BC’s increasingly precious resource. Nestle Canada takes</b> …

We don’t trust drinking fountains anymore, and that’s bad for our health

<i>Kendra Pierre - Louis is a New York City based freelance writer whose work focuses on the connections between the environment and society.</i><p>One sultry day in 2012 , a handful of New Yorkers laid out a rich red carpet in Union Square Park. As a jazz band grooved in the background, vested and begloved …

Water

Niagara Recall Exposes Safety Problems With Bottled Water

This week’s recall of 14 brands of bottled water from Niagara Bottling is yet another reminder that bottled water is no safer than water from the tap.<p>…

The real threat to our future is peak water

As population rises, overpumping means some nations have reached peak water, which threatens food supply, says Lester Brown<p>Peak oil has generated headlines in recent years, but the real threat to our future is peak water. There are substitutes for oil, but not for water. We can produce food without …