Archives for Water
One of the best diversions from the San Joaquin Valley is the area around Millerton Lake, where the eponymous river has diverted by Friant Dam.
UNESCO is partnering with several organizations, including Habitat for Humanity Indonesia and Asia Pulp and Paper, on a project that aims to improve the quality and safety of drinking water in this Southeast Asian country of 250 million people.
Hurricane Matthew may have passed, but damage from flooding will leave a tragic and frustrating wake for millions of residents, including those working within North Carolina's pork industry.
Another startup, Palo Alto-based SunToWater, claims it has a residential and commercial solution that can produce drinking water from air with minimal energy. But does the system deliver?
Weed, a small town in the far north of California, is now the focal point in the fight for a community’s right to local water versus a company's right to sell it for a massive profit.
A new university study suggests the amount of greenhouse gases emitted from the world’s water reservoirs could be as high as 1 gigaton, or about 1.3 percent of all emissions generated by human activity.
According to researchers at a Swedish university, foreign companies have already leased about 3 percent of land in Africa, which could have a long-term impact on communities as competition for resources such as water increase.
Pupukea Beach Park offers a setting that is picturesque in its own right, and is one of the better places for snorkeling in Hawaii.
One of the state’s natural wonders is the Hawaiian Green Sea Turtle, known locally as the beloved Honu. Unfortunately, pollution is among the challenges that have caused these incredible animals to become endangered.
On Thursday, President Obama established the first U.S. marine monument in Atlantic waters. Some stakeholders are elated. Others, not so much.
The expansion preserves some of the world’s most pristine coral reefs and other marine ecosystems where new species are frequently discovered.
The environmental NGO Rare estimates that Colombia hosts approximately 10 percent of the world’s biodiversity. But water scarcity is an ongoing threat, so Rare is working with local governments and industries on water remediation projects along the country's Pacific Coast.