Related topics: water

Uruguay declares end to water crisis

Uruguay's government on Wednesday declared an end to a water crisis in the capital and surrounding areas, after a record drought pushed the country's potable water supply to the brink.

The researchers tackling the world's climate-driven water crisis

A safe supply of clean water is necessary for human survival—yet 2.2 billion people around the world lack access to this basic human right. A global crisis is looming on water security, which has been escalated by climate ...

Flint water crisis demonstrates value of social networks

The size, strength and makeup of people's social networks are key indicators of how they will respond to the health consequences of an environmental disaster, according to a new Cornell study that focused on the Flint, Michigan, ...

NASA launches international mission to survey Earth's water

A satellite built for NASA and the French space agency Center National d'Études Spatiales (CNES) to observe nearly all the water on our planet's surface lifted off on its way to low-Earth orbit at 3:46 a.m. PST on Friday. ...

page 1 from 10