Antarctica—Melting Faster Than Imagined

For many years the scientific world has been aware that Antarctica is melting. Recent studies, however, show that the ice has been melting three to five times faster than anticipated. Between 1992 and 2017 the Antarctic lost approximately 3.3 trillion …
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California Weather Whiplash: Flood to Drought to Flood

California has a reputation in the United States of being the Garden of Eden when it comes to weather. Sunny beaches (“It Never Rains in Southern California”) and the romantic mists of “walking with my baby down by the San …
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Water From Air—A Miracle Solution?

Fact—10% of the Earth’s fresh water, an estimated 13 trillion liters, is found in its atmosphere. Fact—in humid climates up to 6% of the air contains fresh water. In arid climates the air still contains an average of 0.7% water. …
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Water in Industry Today: What You Need to Know

Roughly two thirds of the world’s fresh water usage is dedicated to agriculture, including irrigation, livestock and aquaculture. Approximately another 10% of water usage is for municipal purposes, including both domestic and public use. Pretty much the rest of the …
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Raw Water—The Latest Health Trend

Raw water is — simply put — natural, untreated water, typically found in wells, rainwater catchments, rivers, and lakes. Being completely untreated, there is no removal of minerals, particles, bacteria or parasites. It is generally accepted that raw water meets …
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World Water Day 2018: ‘Nature for Water’

March 22nd marked the 25th annual UN World Water Day. The purpose of WWD is to focus attention on the importance of ensuring that the world has an ample supply of clean water. The theme of the 2018 World Water …
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The Dead Sea—A Natural Wonder of the World

  Here’s a riddle for you: A man who could not swim fell off a boat in the middle of the sea without a life preserver. No one noticed him missing for 30 minutes. They found him and saved him. …
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