The Sahara Forest Project has produced the first year of crops. The amount of crops produced by the setup in the desert of Qatar is comparable to commercial farms in more arable regions.
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Scuba gear doesn’t come cheap, as anyone who’s ever bought it knows. Here are a few tips to help you prolong the life of your scuba gear in the best possible way…
The massive sinkhole near Bayou Corne, Louisiana in Assumption Parish grew by leaps and bounds over the last two days. First a twenty-foot section of earth fell into the sinkhole, then another fifty feet disappeared. The sinkhole now measures 526 feet by 640 feet.
Saltwater from the Gulf of Mexico is flowing up the Mississippi River. The saltwater flow has reached water treatment plant intakes for Plaquemines Parish, causing the drinking water to have elevated salt levels.
Oceans of Garbage looks at the way in which we are all eating plastic through our consumption of seafood. Some of the numbers on this infographic are astonishing.
Sor Kaydak is a salt marsh on the northeastern side of the Caspian Sea in Kazakhstan. A one- to two-meter high bar of land separates the marsh from the sea, but occasionally the water from the sea spills into the marsh.
A desalination plant in the West Bank will improve irrigation for farmers this year.
There are many discernable brands that have been found in the North Pacific Gyre over the years and here are some of the most plentiful.
How much water is available on Earth? A surprisingly small amount. This visual from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute really brings that home.
Scientists have now confirmed that an increasingly infamous chemical (or hormone disruptor) that is linked to obesity, miscarriage, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and other health concerns is not just in our plastic bottles, soda cans and canned food, but it’s also in the water. What is likely to be the number one source? “Unbreakable” polycarbonate […]
Water crises and water shortages are increasing around the world- at this point there are 1.2 billion people in 40 countries without reliable access to clean water. But what if there were a way to use the sun to turn oceans into drinking water? IBM and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), the […]
Host Sean Daily talks with Fabien Cousteau, grandson of world famed explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau, about his efforts to preserve our oceans for future generations. The discussion covers rising sea levels, seas of floating plastic garbage, ocean pollution and disappearing marine life species and the resultant effects on the ecosystem and his new initiative Plant a […]