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Go with the flow

Two farmers plant alfalfa. One doesn't worry about his water supply; he can use as much as he wants on his crop. The other also can use all the water he wants, but he has to pay a tax on it. Who is likely ...

Aug 20, 2013
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Getting more from groundwater

By 2050, around 4 billion people will be living in countries with water shortages. Innovative techniques are urgently needed to squeeze every drop from the resources available, and a team of European scientists ...

Sep 18, 2013
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Joining the dots to put pollution on the map

(PhysOrg.com) -- Air pollution monitors tell us a great deal about their immediate locations -- and not much about the wider area. To fill the gaps on the map, European researchers have developed new statistical ...

May 11, 2010
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Scientists track polluted groundwater to the sea

Faulty septic systems have long been blamed for polluting some of California's most popular beaches. Yet few scientific studies have established a direct link between septic systems and coastal contamination.

May 20, 2010
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