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
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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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
Oct. 25, 2016 Scientists have long believed that the Isthmus of Panama emerged from the ocean three million years ago, triggering a massive interchange of species between the Americas in its wake. However, recent ... read more
Oct. 27, 2016 Global warming above 1.5°Celsius, the ideal limit set by the 2015 Paris Agreement, will change the Mediterranean region, producing ecosystems never seen throughout the last 10,000 years, a new study ... read more
Oct. 27, 2016 In the last decades, nanomaterials have gained broad scientific and technological interest due to their unusual properties compared to micrometre-sized materials. At this scale, matter shows ... read more
Oct. 27, 2016 Just a few natural gas wells account for more than half of the total volume of leaked methane gas in the United States, research indicates. Fixing leaks at those top emitters could significantly ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 Marine symbiotic bacteria may help to "fertilize" animal growth in the oceans. A microbiologist and colleagues have discovered that chemosynthetic bacteria in marine animals ... 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