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Research & Resources
Research & Resources
December 28, 2018 Collecting clean water from air, inspired by desert lifeSource: PHYS.org
Humans can get by in the most basic of shelters, can scratch together a meal from the most humble of ingredients. But we can't survive without clean water. And in places where water is scarce—the world's deserts, for...
November 27, 2018 Ocean circulation in North Atlantic is at its weakest for 1,500 years - and at levels that previously triggered a mini Ice Age, study warnsSource: Daily Mail (UK)
Researchers have discovered that water in the North Atlantic has 'dramatically weakened.'The study shows the levels are at their lowest of for 1,500 years - and climate change is to blame. Researchers warn the currents will have...
If no meaningful action is taken to curb greenhouse gas emissions, global sea levels could rise eight feet by 2100 and a full 50 feet by 2300.
Source: Texas Tribunes
A report by Environment Texas and the Frontier Group warns that more than half of Texas beaches tested for bacterial contamination were unsafe for swimming on at least one day during 2017.
Source: The Guardian
Humanity is devouring our planet’s resources in increasingly destructive volumes, according to a new study that reveals we have consumed a year’s worth of carbon, food, water, fibre, land and timber in a record 212 days.
March 22, 2018 World Water Day 2018: UNESCO report confirms trouble for India; major water crisis predicted by 2050Source: First Post
UNESCO's report ahead of World Water Day on 22 March should serve as a wake-up call for every Indian. It highlights how India is staring at a deepening water crisis with few steps being taken to ameliorate this bleak situation....
February 13, 2018 Satellites show warming is accelerating sea level riseSource: ABC News
Melting ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica are speeding up the already fast pace of sea level rise, new satellite research shows.
December 4, 2017 The Surprising Solution To The Global Water Crisis: Solar PowerSource: Forbes
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2017, an astounding 2.1 billion or 3 in 10 people globally lack ready access to safe water at home. Within this, 844 million lack access to basic water services and 159 million...
Virtually all the world's tap water is contaminated by microscopic plastic fibers, a new study claims, raising fresh concerns about the implications of rampant plastic pollution on human and planetary health.
Source: NY Times
WASHINGTON — The average temperature in the United States has risen rapidly and drastically since 1980, and recent decades have been the warmest of the past 1,500 years, according to a sweeping federal climate change report...
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