Matthieu Demolin

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Detroit cuts off water for families - and hopes for future

<b>For months, thousands of families in Detroit have been living without water.</b><p>It is not because of natural disaster, but because of a controversial decision by the city to enforce bans for those who do not pay their bills.<p>But the plight of those without water - already among the poorest residents of …

The Surprising Water Footprints of 15 Common Things

You’ve heard all about your carbon footprint, but do you ever think about your water footprint? Everything you touch uses water in the manufacturing …

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You'll Never Believe The Insane Amount Of Work It Takes To Harvest A Grain Of Rice

You may be familiar with the picturesque image of rice paddies -- lush, green fields, perhaps stacked in terraces -- but do you know how rice gets from the paddy to your plate? The process is seriously labor intensive, requiring more steps than you might think would be necessary for such tiny, …

Photograph: Manoj Deka/Corbis<p>A farmer awaits rain on his drought-hit paddy field in Morigoan, Assam, India. Photograph: Manoj Deka/Corbis<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/6/10/1402394097159/23dc1655-47b9-459d-95d5-f5d462c23e9e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Manoj …

The penetration of warm water to Antarctic ice shelves appears to be responsible for their dramatic decline<p>Just this week, a new study has appeared which describes a clever method for measuring the flows of ocean currents and their impacts on ice shelves. This study has identified a major mechanism …