Just 14 million years after the start of the solar system, Earth and the rest of the inner planets were inundated with water, setting back the clock for when life could have evolved.
About 96 percent of the four-lake water complex that feeds Metropolitan Sao Paulo, home to 20 million, has been used up.
Undulatus asperatus is Latin for 'agitated waves,' and it basically resembles an enormous, rumpled blanket stretched out across the sky. Continue reading →
The Aral Sea is just one of several iconic inland bodies of water across the world that is now receding drastically. Continue reading →
New research makes a direct link between Pennsylvania's tainted drinking water and leaky fracking wells in the Marcellus Shale.
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.
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