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Archive: Water

16 Apr 2015

For Buddhist Leader, Religion And the Environment Are One

by ROGER COHN
As a Tibetan Buddhist leader, the Karmapa is promoting green practices in monasteries in the Himalayan region. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, he talks about how the world needs both religion and science in tackling the “environmental emergency” of climate change. READ MORE

14 Apr 2015

With Too Much of a Good Thing, Europe Tackles Excess Nitrogen

by CHRISTIAN SCHWAGERL
In Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and other countries, European governments are beginning to push farmers, industry, and municipalities to cut back on fertilizers and other sources of nitrogen that are causing serious environmental harm. READ MORE

24 Mar 2015

As Himalayan Glaciers Melt, Two Towns Face the Fallout

by DANIEL GROSSMAN
For two towns in northern India, melting glaciers have had very different impacts — one town has benefited from flowing streams and bountiful harvests; but the other has seen its water supplies dry up and now is being forced to relocate. READ MORE

16 Mar 2015

Designing Wetlands to Remove Drugs and Chemical Pollutants

by CARINA STORRS
Drinking water supplies around the world often contain trace amounts of pharmaceuticals and synthetic compounds that may be harmful to human health. One solution being tried in the U.S. and Europe is to construct man-made wetlands that naturally degrade these contaminants. READ MORE

12 Mar 2015

On the River Nile, a Move to Avert a Conflict Over Water

by FRED PEARCE
Ethiopia’s plans to build Africa’s largest hydroelectric dam on the Nile have sparked tensions with Egypt, which depends on the river to irrigate its arid land. But after years of tensions, an international agreement to share the Nile’s waters may be in sight. READ MORE

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e360 digest

16 Apr 2015: Interview: For Buddhist Leader, Religion and Environment Are One

15 Apr 2015: Entries Invited for e360 Contest For Best Environmental Videos

14 Apr 2015: Canada Could Lose 70 Percent Of Glaciers by End of Century, Study Finds

31 Mar 2015: Natural Filters: Mussels Deployed To Clean Up Polluted Waterways

03 Mar 2015: Interview: How Climate Change Helped Lead to Conflict in Syria

27 Feb 2015: Growing Risks to India's Water Supply Mapped With New Online Tool

25 Feb 2015: Global Pesticide Map Shows Large Areas of High Water Pollution Risk

23 Feb 2015: Large-scale Pumping Can Return Oxygen To Deep Waters, Study Finds

13 Feb 2015: Study Says U.S. Southwest Set To Face Unprecedented Drying This Century

10 Feb 2015: Flooding in U.S. Midwest Is Becoming More Frequent, Research Shows


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