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Image: Proba-V captures desert irrigation

ESA's Proba-V minisatellite gives a false-colour view of circular fields fed by underground water resource in the mist of the desert.

Abita Springs Water Festival to celebrate important local resource

Just as water hydrates, creates and refreshes all of nature, it's also a fountainhead for the economy and culture of the St. Tammany Parish town of Abita Springs. From its history as a town of Victorian-era healing to its present-da...

Canada has 20 percent of the planet’s freshwater. But some worry there’s not enough to go around.

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OTTAWA — Canada has about 20 percent of the planet’s freshwater resources, sits astride the largest freshwater body of water in the world — the Great Lakes — and has so many power dams along its mighty rivers that when Canadians talk about electricity, they often just call it “hydro.” Yet there are Canadians who […]

Chile regulator draws up charges against Antofagasta's Los Pelambres mine

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's environmental regulator on Thursday drew up various charges against the Los Pelambres copper mine for mismanaging water resources and nearby flora, charges which could lead to stiff fines or even closure...

AWRA Women in Water Resources Interview #4: Carol Collier

                  This interview is the fourth of a six part series, written/conducted by AWRA President Martha Narvaez, celebrating the role of AWRA Women in Water Resources. Length of Time in the Water Resources Field 35+ years Current...Show More Summary

Column: Could Hurricane Matthew turn the tide in Florida’s voting?

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission officers search by boat over a submerged road for those in need of rescue as river waters rise dangerously after Hurricane Matthew hit the state, in Lumberton, North Carolina on Oct. 10, 2016. Show More Summary

Water Alternatives 9(3) October 2016 (Open Access): Special Issue - 'Flows & Practices: The Politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Southern Africa'

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Special issue: Flows and Practices: The Politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Southern Africa Guest Editors: Lyla Mehta, Bill Derman and Emmanuel Manzungu Introduction to the Special Issue: Flows and practices – The politics of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in southern Africa Lyla Mehta, Synne Movik, Alex...

American Sportfishing Association, Keep Florida Fishing Congratulate U.S. House of Representatives for Passing Water Resources Development Act

Crucial Everglades restoration bills now go to conference Alexandria, VA – September 16, 2016 – The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) and Keep Florida Fishing® congratulate the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) this week by an overwhelming 399-25 vote. Show More Summary

Despite politics, infrastructure bill passes the House with bipartisan support

Amidst the partisan rancor of Washington, D.C., a small but important development occurred in the House beyond the overwhelming bipartisan vote of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016....

Everglades Restoration Clears House Hurdle

House members vote to send the Water Resources Development Act to conference, meaning anglers are one step closer to better fish habitat in at-risk waters WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Water Resources...Show More Summary

Fungi can lend a helping hand to potatoes

(Aarhus University) Water and phosphorous are limited resources, so agriculture needs to use them economically. The problem is that saving too much can affect yield negatively. Since the world's population needs food, the trick is to produce as much food per unit of water and phosphorous as possible by using the resources optimally. Show More Summary

Come Have a Sip of Benedict Cumberbatch’s Tall, Magical Glass of Water

Ah, the four ancient elements: air, fire, earth, Benedict Cumberbatch. How would we survive without them? Even Cumby understands what a valuable resource to humanity he's become and how reliant we are as a species upon his ability to quench our thirst. So, if you woke up this morning feeling ... More »

How Jay Baer Is Navigating New Waters with His Latest Digital Product

This week’s guest on The Digital Entrepreneur wants to hug you … even if you hate him! ???? He founded one of the world’s most popular online resources for marketers and business owners, hosts one of the world’s most influential social media and marketing podcasts, and is the author of several exceptional books. Show More Summary

Foreign-Owned Farms Could Cause Instability Across Africa

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.

All Is Water: The Global Crisis in Photographs

Examining humanity's relationship to one of the most basic, and precious, natural resources

Interested in Energy? There's Now a Fantastic App for That!

Resourcefulness: An Introduction to the Energy–Water Nexus aims to improve water and energy literacy, encourage conservation and resourcefulness, and inspire the next generation of innovators. -- Read more on

Everglades Restoration Clears House Hurdle

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA) This post Everglades Restoration Clears House Hurdle appeared first on Shooting Sports News.

Why the India-Pakistan War Over Water Is So Dangerous

As New Delhi and Islamabad trade nuclear threats and deadly attacks, a brewing war over shared water resources threatens to turn up the violence.

Green Partnership for Growth and Sustainability

Pressure mounts on the world's resources as population and wealth grows. Ensuring a sufficient supply of energy and water is crucial to enable further economic growth and welfare around the world - including the United States. Avoiding...Show More Summary

Peak salt: is the desalination dream over for the Gulf states?

The Middle East is home to 70% of the world’s desalination plants, but the more water they process, the less economically viable they become Gulf states are among the most water-scarce in the world. With few freshwater resources andShow More Summary

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