water scarcity
What Scientists Can Learn From South African Labs About Water Conservation
What Scientists Can Learn From South African Labs About Water Conservation
Linda Nordling | Feb 27, 2018
As Cape Town nears drying up, researchers there have come up with simple ways to dramatically cut back on water use.  
Opinion: The Water Crisis
Opinion: The Water Crisis
Christiane Barranguet | Mar 25, 2013
The increasing global demand for potable water needs immediate attention—from researchers and policy makers alike.
Water Once Ran on Mars
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2012
The Curiosity rover discovers pebbles that were likely formed by ancient streams on the Red Planet.
Opinion: The Water Deficit
David Molden | Aug 23, 2011
Current farming practices draw too much of the world’s freshwater supplies to be sustainable. A change is needed to support growing agricultural demand.
The Coming Health Crisis
Samuel S. Myers and Aaron Bernstein | Jan 1, 2011
Indirect effects of global climate change threaten the health of hundreds of millions of people. The very uncertainty that shrouds this issue must serve as an organizing principle for adaptation to its ill effects.