New images from NASA's Earth Observatory reveal the turquoise melt ponds in the Arctic that form every summer.
The ban on drinking tap water in Toledo has been lifted, but there's worry that a dangerous toxin caused by algae blooms in Lake Erie will return this year. Continue reading →
If California's drought continues beyond year three, experts say that the thirsty state could be in danger of a slow-motion water apocalypse.
The Colorado River Basin's underground water supplies are shrinking faster than they're being replenished.
Late summer will see a return of cyanobacteria, the toxic, oxygen-depleting blue-green slime that has been plaguing Lake Erie in recent years, according to NOAA scientists. Continue reading →
Drought-stricken farmers and others are turning to the mystical practice of water dowsing, and many are convinced it works. Here's why. Continue reading →
A new way to predict when rivers are about to flood comes from outer space.
A visualization by NOAA drives home the amount of damage that humans are doing to the world's oceans. Continue reading →
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