01 Jun 2020

Easy Ways To Test Your Water’s Safety

Getting uncontaminated drinking water at home is one of the most essential basic needs of

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22 May 2020

Why Is Tap Water Not Safe Anymore Even In High Quality Cities

Over the last few decades, the mainstream media has been inundated with horror stories about

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16 Dec 2019

‘Blue’ Space: Access To Water Features Can Boost City Dwellers’ Mental Health

Officials are increasingly recognizing that integrating nature into cities is an effective public health strategy

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05 Apr 2019

What Cape Town’s Drought Can Teach Other Cities About Climate Adaptation

Extreme weather events, such as Cyclone Idai that has recently devastated Beira, Mozambique, and Hurricane

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29 Oct 2018

World Hunger Has Risen For Three Straight Years, And Climate Change Is A Cause

World hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations’ annual

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30 Aug 2018

Lessons From The Past: How An Ancient Desert City Got Its Water

Century-old aerial photos help map an ancient Roman city’s infrastructure. By combining old and new

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06 Aug 2018

7.5 Billion & Counting: How Many Humans Can The Earth Support?

Humans are the most populous large mammal on Earth today, and probably in all of

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09 May 2018

How Cape Town Was Saved From Running Out Of Water

Late last year, as the South African government faced the prospect of its largest city

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12 Feb 2018

11 Cities Most Likely To Run Out Of Drinking Water – Like Cape Town

Cape Town is in the unenviable situation of being the first major city in the

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12 Jul 2017

An Ancient Hydraulic System, Envy Of Modern Ones?

The Shushtar Hydraulic System in the island city of Shushtar is a complex irrigation system

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28 Apr 2017

The Coolest Way To Get Your Mail In A Digital World

Remember the last time you were diving underwater and you suddenly remembered an important letter

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31 May 2016

The 10 Most Beautiful Waterfalls Of The World

Waterfalls are a gift of God to earth, making the land spectacular and enchantingly beautiful.

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25 May 2016

When You Get Tired Of Building Buildings, Build Mountains

With just a few inches of rainfall a year, the country is taking matters into

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03 May 2016

Can Australia’s Climate Change Mission Be Saved With Farming?

Australia’s agricultural lands help to feed about 60 million people worldwide, and also support tens of

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22 Feb 2016

Cities Must Help Produce More Food

If the world is going to feed its growing and increasingly urban population in the

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11 Jan 2016

How To Clean Oceans, Literally : Turn Impossible To Possible

Scooping up all the plastic waste in the world’s oceans would be a massive undertaking

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05 Jan 2016

It Is Obvious! Climate Change Needs Broadest Collaboration

To achieve the kind of environmentally sustainable future we will want our grandchildren to inherit,

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03 Dec 2015

How To Be Sustainable Like An Aussie

“A sustainable Australia is possible – but we have to choose it.” That’s the finding

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24 Nov 2015

How Can Climate Talks In Paris Impact The Rest Of Us

Drought has been deadly for indigenous people in Colombia’s desert peninsula, underscoring a global crisis:

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04 Sep 2015

Why Doesn’t New Orleans Look More Like Amsterdam?

Meet David Waggonner: the urban and environmental architect who wants New Orleans to come to

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26 Aug 2015

Stay Cool Or Warm With The Best Hotel Pools In The World

In case you hadn’t noticed, hotel pools have moved up a notch from the kinds

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20 Aug 2015

How To Reduce Your Water Footprint

The average American lifestyle requires about 2,000 gallons of water every day. Fresh water consumption

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18 Aug 2015

How To Conserve Water Without Bankrupting Water Utilities

The more water people save, the more money utilities lose. But new pricing models could

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17 Jul 2015

Why We Are Losing Time In Saving The Oceans From Climate Change

Until recently, you might be forgiven for thinking that the oceans were a trivial component

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13 Jul 2015

A New Urban Marketplace To Address The Needs Of Our Time

They say that necessity is the mother of invention. With all the need that exists

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07 Jul 2015

A Deeper Dive Into The Great Barrier Reef Issues

Federal environment minister Greg Hunt has announced the make-up of the Independent Expert Panel of

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07 Jul 2015

Enjoy The Fun Of Wild Swimming In The City

With David Walliams leading the way and plans for a floating lido on the Thames,

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30 Jun 2015

Nature Doesn’t Need People, People Need Nature

Mother Nature Speaks and Millions are Listening. Since 1987, Conservation International has been working to

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05 Jun 2015

Blue, The New Black: What Is Driving Water Risk

The 2015 World Economic Forum in Davos identified water crises – flood, drought, and pollution

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30 Apr 2015

Lima’s Ancient Pipes Are Saving It From Drought

The ancient pre-Inca civilisation of the Wari is a marvel to archaeologists because it grew

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23 Apr 2015

NYC Underrated Basic Human Right, Public Drinking Water

Water as a liquid has no shape. It acquires definition from its surroundings, providing boundaries

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21 Apr 2015

São Paulo’s Water Crisis : Residents Struggle As Water Taps Run Dry

In São Paulo, drinking water is used to flush toilets, bathe and, until very recently,

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13 Mar 2015

Water Must Drive City Planning

Six of the ten largest US cities are located in the arid southwest region. Would

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12 Mar 2015

A Top-down Approach To Flood Prevention

Gravity offers a simple and cheap way to attenuate stormwater flows – by storing water

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11 Mar 2015

The Most Water-Stressed Cities In The World

One out of every four cities in the world experiences “water stress,” a phenomenon that

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27 Feb 2015

Portland’s Hyrdropower: Energy From Drinking Water

Turn on the tap and you’re getting water and energy for the price of one.

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04 Feb 2015

Mapping The Water Sources For 530 Cities Worldwide

Want to avoid a dangerous drought? There are measures, like reforestation, that could help. The

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31 Jan 2015

Dutch Scientist Develops New Way to Turn Sludge into Drinking Water

The thought of recycling gray or even black water into drinking water is enough to

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