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Using Wind to Solve the World’s Water Crisis

July 2nd, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

The world is on a precipice of a global water crisis. Today, 1.1 billion people struggle to access safe water on a daily basis, and experts say by 2025, this number will increase to three billion. A small company in Massachusetts is using wind to solve the world's water crisis


Aquaponics at the University of Hawaii

October 2nd, 2012 | by Heather Carr

Aquaponics is such a great idea. The fish and vegetables lived in a closed system, which means the water is basically reused over and over. Fish supply nutrients to plants and plants do the same. The space required is minimal, too. At least compared to conventional fish farming and field-raised vegetables


3-D Mapping Hurricane Isaac Flooding

September 3rd, 2012 | by Heather Carr

The USGS is using a new technology to 3-D map urban flooding from Hurricane Isaac. The technology is terrestrial lidar (LIght Detection And Ranging) and it will be used in a few urban areas in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama to record the extent of the wind and water damage caused by the storm


Drilling Begins on Louisiana Sinkhole

August 19th, 2012 | by Heather Carr

Texas Brine Company began drilling near the Louisiana sinkhole on Saturday to determine the cause of the sinkhole. Crosstex Energy, a nearby operator of another storage cavern, submitted a “worst case scenario” report



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