Suzanne Bontempo

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California scientists look close to home to change understanding of risk assessment

<i>Editor's Note: This story comes to Living on Earth from Lauren Sommer of IEEE Spectrum Magazine's National Science Foundation special "Responding to Disasters, from Prediction to Recovery."</i><p>Evaluating disaster risk is a major industry. Researchers in California are working to reinvent how it’s …

Qatar could import fresh water from Chile

<b>The Southern Patagonian Ice Field in Chile.</b><p><b>By Bonnie James/</b><b>Deputy News Editor</b><p>Qatar, which has the world’s highest per capita water use, one of the …

"Pharmed" fish exposed to anti-anxiety drugs change behavior, could impact ecosystems

A common psychiatric drug may be affecting the feeding behavior of wild fish as it filters out of our bodies, through our toilets and into treated wastewater that is released into natural water sources, according to a new study in the journal Science.<p>The findings, which examined the effect of trace …

Elegant Greywater Recycling in the Bathroom

This beautiful design helps make greywater-recycling feel like a normal routine, an accepted practice. This is a necessity in a world in which water …