Sixth-grader proves invasive species of ocean fish can thrive in low saline water
Research makes desalination cheaper and greener
A new cost-efficient and environmentally-friendly method of desalination that could use up to 80 per cent less energy has been developed by a team of Sydney researchers.
Water mission boosts food security
ESA's Soil Moisture and Ocean Salinity mission has gone beyond its original scientific brief of delivering critical information for understanding the water cycle – this versatile satellite is now being ...
Study sheds new light on how some fish adapt to saltwater
(Phys.org) —Tilapia fish readily adapt to fresh or salty water, making them both good candidates for aquaculture and potential invasive pests. New work at the University of California, Davis, shows how tilapia can change ...
Precision irrigation for ornamental plant
A prototype of precise irrigation system tested in Italy for ornamental plants nurseries as water shortage puts pressure on growers
Holding the salt: Graduate student works to improve water filtration, desalination
"Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink," English poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote of the anguish felt by sailors on being surrounded by undrinkable water when faced with thirst.
SMOS maps record soil water before flood
As parts of central Europe are battling with the most extensive floods in centuries, forecasters are hoping that ESA's SMOS satellite will help to improve the accuracy of flood prediction in the future.
Scientists develop CO2 sequestration technique that produces 'supergreen' hydrogen fuel
(Phys.org) —Lawrence Livermore scientists have discovered and demonstrated a new technique to remove and store atmospheric carbon dioxide while generating carbon-negative hydrogen and producing alkalinity, ...
Exploring the saltiness of the ocean to study climate change
Details are emerging from a recent research expedition to the Sub-Tropical North Atlantic. The objective of the expedition was to study the salt concentration (salinity) of the upper ocean. Scientists aboard ...
First algae powered building goes up in Hamburg
Irrigation wastewater can help salvage damaged soils
Agricultural producers on the west side of California's San Joaquin Valley (WSJV) used to drain irrigation wastewater into Kesterson Reservoir, a series of holding ponds that were part of the San Luis National ...
High salt levels in Saharan groundwater endanger oases farming
For more than 40 years, snowmelt and runoff from Morocco's High Atlas Mountains has been dammed and redirected hundreds of kilometers to the south to irrigate oases farms in the arid, sub-Saharan Draa Basin.
Researchers find new source for cold ocean water abyssal layer
SMOS: The global success story continues
(Phys.org)—ESA's water mission is shedding new light on the meandering Gulf Stream, just one of the SMOS satellite's numerous achievements.