“Things were actually looking a lot more like the modern world, in some respects, early on. There was water, potentially some stable crust. It’s not completely out of the question that there would have been a habitable world and life...
Cape Town, South Africa, a city of 4 million, is facing an existential challenge. It is about to run out of fresh water.
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With fewer than 95 days left before they run dry, Cape Town might become the first major city in the world to run out of water. The coastal South African city has been battling droughts for nearly three years, amounting to the worst one in their history. Show More Summary
For the past seven years, Hong Kong has held the title of the world's priciest city for home-buyers, according to the 2017 Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey. James Law, a Hong Kong-based architect, believes that his micro-homes could help alleviate the city's housing crisis. Show More Summary
After years of drought, Cape Town, South Africa, could become the world's first major city to run out of water. The crisis has resulted in severe water restrictions. CBS News correspondent Debora Patta reports.
Since today is the feast of the Epiphany on the Julian Calendar, which is followed by both Catholics and Orthodox of the Byzantine Rite in various parts of the world, I thought I would give a somewhat more complete description of one of the loveliest and most popular ceremonies of the day, the Great Blessing of the Waters. Show More Summary
Realtree, the world's leading camouflage, continues its legacy of strong backing for conservation by renewing a corporate partnership with Delta Waterfowl. This post Realtree Becomes Official Camo Conservation Partner of Delta Waterfowl appeared first on AmmoLand.com.
People love to sparkle, and I'm not just talking about swiping on extra highlighter. This year will be the year of sparkling everything in the world of drinks: from a surge of kombucha-like probiotic waters to an increased desire for guilty-pleasure "sodas" that are actually healthy, 2018 is all about getting fizzy. Show More Summary
After more than three years of continual droughts, Cape Town’s water supply may soon completely run out, making it the first city in the world to experience this. And the day that this could happen is not in the distant future, but rather a few month… Read The post Cape Town May Become the First City To Lose Its Water appeared first on Towleroad.
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Summary: One million plastic bottles are sold around the world each minute. Most are used for bottled water, and most end up in the trash. As demand for bottled water grows–particularly in China–so does the bottle proble...
Cape Town is on track to become the first major city in the world to run out of water.
Can the bottled water industry solve its sustainability problem? One million plastic bottles are sold around the world each minute. Most are used for bottled water, and most end up in the trash. As demand for bottled water grows–particularly in China–so does the bottle problem. By 2021, humans will use an estimated half a trillion bottles plastic bottles a year. Read Full Story
PARIS (Reuters) - Evian, Danone's popular mineral water brand, on Thursday became the latest consumer goods group to undertake pledges on recycling plastic, as companies around the world aim to bolster their credentials regarding helping the environment.
The Atacama Desert, in the northern tip of Chile, is the world’s driest non-polar desert, receiving less than 0.004 inches of rain each year. In coastal communities like Peña Blanca, the main source of fresh water comes in the form of thick cloud banks, known as camanchaca, that roll inland off the Pacific Ocean. Show More Summary
April 22 has been set as "Day Zero" for Cape Town, but it's not a celebratory date. Time reports that following three years of record-setting drought, the South African city has enough water left in its reservoirs to last about 90 days—meaning it will become the planet's first big...
Freshwater resources are finite, unevenly distributed, and changing through time. The demand—and competition—for water is expected to grow both in the United States and in the developing/developed world. To examine the connection between supply and demand and resulting regional and global water stresses, a team developed Xanthos. Show More Summary
A group of divers dedicated to the study of subterranean waters discovered that two caves off the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico they previously thought were separate are actually connected.
How climate change is affecting polar fish at the tip of a warming world Fish have been migrating to cooler water over the last several decades as the ocean warms. But in Antarctica, the coldest place on the planet, polar species have nowhere to go. Preliminary research by a UC Davis animal scientist shows that […]