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January 26, 2015 Industries That Lose In A Global Water Crisis
ETF Daily News - Alcohol giant Diageo (NYSE: îDEOî) is best known for brands like Johnny Walker ... the coffee industry will pay a heavy price. According to îthe Water Footprint Networkî it takes 880...
Source: Nature World News
Rising temperatures are causing Greenland's meltwater lakes to drain at a dramatic rate, disappearing in a matter of just a few weeks, according to a new study.
From an oil spill of 50,000 gallons in the Yellowstone river to a federal ruling on an “imminent and substantial” health threat in East Washington from dairy manure, water contamination stories flooding the news are probably no...
January 20, 2015 Brazil’s Largest Water Reservoir’s Running DrySource: RYOT
Halfway through the rainy season, the key reservoir for the hemisphere’s largest city holds just 6 percent of its capacity, and experts warned Friday that Sao Paulo authorities must take urgent steps to prevent the worst drought...
Source: Water World
A research contract to study seawater desalination using solar power was signed by Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, GDF SUEZ and SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT in the presence of Ségolène Royal,...
January 20, 2015 California’s Forests: Where Have All the Big Trees Gone?Source: National Geographic
California has lost half its big trees since the 1930s, according to a study to be published Tuesday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences—and climate change seems to be a major factor.
January 19, 2015 Scottish government decision on fracking imminentSource: The Guardian
Campaigners in Scotland believe a series of imminent decisions could force the SNP government to come off the fence on fracking. This week SNP MPs will have an opportunity to vote on an amendment to the infrastructure bill, a...
January 15, 2015 Rise in sea levels is 'faster than we thought'Source: Telegraph(UK)
Sea levels have risen significantly faster in the last two decades than has been thought, according to new research. Previous estimates had indicated that sea levels rose between 1.5 and 1.8 millimetres per year throughout the...
Source: ABC Cleveland
Nearly 200,000 water customers in Avon, Avon Lake, Medina were asked Sunday to take part in a voluntary water cut-back because of intake issues at the Avon Lake Water Regional Water Plant.
January 14, 2015 China's economic boom will lead to water shortage crisisSource: Click Green
New research paints a grim picture for the future of China’s water supply, as its booming economy continues to heap pressure on its natural resources, according to scientists at the University of East Anglia (UEA), the University...
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