The Atlantic Canyons off the Northeastern U.S. plunge as deep as 15,000 feet and harbor diverse and fragile marine ecosystems.
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A majority of Americans are concerned about the state of U.S. water infrastructure -- and are willing to pay more to fix it.
No broad-based international agreement on sharing rivers currently exists, even though much of the world depends on water from rivers that flow through more than one nation. But that may be about to change, as two separate global river treaties are close to being approved.
Using technology for role-playing was a watershed moment for a group seeking to learn about how to protect the Chesapeake Bay.
Global fish stocks are exploited or depleted to such an extent that without urgent measures we may be the last generation to catch food from the oceans.
In China’s sprawling Xinjiang region, where the population is growing and cotton farming is booming, a key river has been running dry in summer.
With great fanfare, the United Nations announced in March that the world had reduced by half the proportion of people drinking unsafe water, meeting a critical development goal five years ahead of schedule. But a closer look reveals that the facts simply do not support this claim.
Virgin teams up with Strauss to sell home water-purification systems in the U.K. Can it tap into the flood of demand for consumer water purification?