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 →
Guess what Earth's been hiding from us, way down in its belly? Water! Lots and lots of water.
Deep within the Earth's rocky mantle lies oceans' worth of water locked up in a type of mineral called ringwoodite.
It rained in Los Angeles. No kidding, I was shocked too. Three days without so much as a ray of sun, this transplanted Brit was beginning to feel right at home -- wet and dreaming of a sunny day. Continue reading →
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