Deutsche Welle (Aug. 21, 2013) As a result of the economic crisis, many municipalities in Spain have sold their public water utilities to private companies. Now some local communities are finding out that the water supply networks ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Nov. 11, 2012) The metropolitan area of La Paz is expected to grow to 8 million people in the coming twenty years. Water from the mountains is already barely sufficient to supply the Bolivian capital during dry ... watch video
AP (May 27, 2014) Amid historic drought, California water managers are relying on a flawed system to track largest water users. That means thousands of companies, farms and others are allowed to draw free water with ... watch video
AFP (Aug. 29, 2014) In the midst of a historic drought, Los Angeles is increasing efforts to go after people who waste water. Five water conservation "cops" drive around the city every day educating homeowners about the ... watch video
Reuters - US Online Video (Apr. 18, 2015) "Water cops" in Los Angeles remind the public about water conservation methods amid California's prolonged drought. Julie Noce reports.
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AP (May 6, 2015) California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hoping to push reluctant residents ... watch video
AFP (Apr. 15, 2015) Beverly Hills, one of California's richest neighborhoods, has been singled out by the governor for high water consumption during a drought. Reducing waste and cutting back is proving a challenge in a ... watch video
Reuters - Light News Video Online (Oct. 22, 2015) Indonesian village turns waste water from tofu production into biogas to supply nearly 300 households, cutting living costs and reducing environmental pollution. Roselle Chen reports.
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Nov. 23, 2015 From an evolutionary perspective, it happened almost overnight. In less than 800 years Yakutian horses adapted to the extremely cold temperatures found in the environments of eastern Siberia. The ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 Urban environments struggle with contaminated water running off, causing pollution and algal blooms. In response, cities often use natural landscapes of soil, grasses, and ... read more
Nov. 25, 2015 In a first-of-its-kind study, an international team tested social correlates of both objective and subjective contact with nature in a systematic way, revealing complex linkages between nature, ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 The damaging effects of carbon dioxide emissions from tourism could eventually be eliminated if travelers paid just US$11 per trip, according to a new study. Global tourism ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Scientists have succeeded in measuring the speed of sound in mixtures of liquid iron and carbon in extreme conditions, allowing limits to be set on the composition of the Earth's ... read more
Sep. 5, 2012 The stress of drought is acutely felt by aquatic animals such as salamanders. The extreme drought in the southeastern United States in 2007–2008 provided an opportunity to study how salamanders ... read more