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Archive: Water

30 Jul 2015

The Wild Alaskan Lands at Stake If the Pebble Mine Moves Ahead

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23 Jul 2015

With Camera Drones, New Tool For Viewing and Saving Nature

by DIANE TOOMEY
Filmmaker Thomas Lennon says camera drones have opened up dramatic new possibilities for seeing the natural world and inspiring the public to protect it. In an e360 interview, he talks about how his drone video from the Delaware River illustrates the potential of this new technology. READ MORE

16 Jul 2015

The High Environmental Cost Of Illicit Marijuana Cultivation

by DIANE TOOMEY
Marijuana growers are ravaging forests in northern California to produce their lucrative crop. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, biologist Mary Power talks about the massive ecological footprint of marijuana growing and why nationwide legalization could help alleviate it. READ MORE

23 Jun 2015

Unnatural Disaster: How Climate Helped Cause India's Flood

by DANIEL GROSSMAN
The flood that swept through the Indian state of Uttarakhand two years ago killed thousands of people and was one of the worst disasters in the nation’s recent history. Now researchers are saying that melting glaciers and shifting storm tracks played a major role in the catastrophe and should be a warning about how global warming could lead to more damaging floods in the future. READ MORE

15 Jun 2015

Beyond the Perfect Drought: California’s Real Water Crisis

by GLEN MACDONALD
The record-breaking drought in California is not chiefly the result of low precipitation. Three factors – rising temperatures, groundwater depletion, and a shrinking Colorado River – mean the most populous U.S. state will face decades of water shortages and must adapt. READ MORE

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31 Jul 2015: Severe Droughts Affect Forests And CO2 Storage for Years, Study Shows

30 Jul 2015: Gallery: The Wild Lands at Stake If Alaska’s Pebble Mine Proceeds

29 Jul 2015: Global Population Projected to Reach 11 Billion by 2100, U.N. Estimates

23 Jul 2015: With Camera Drones, New Tool For Viewing and Saving Nature

22 Jul 2015: Algae Could Be Environmentally Friendly Livestock Feed, Research Finds

21 Jul 2015: California Almonds Have Smaller Climate Impact Than Many Foods

16 Jul 2015: Interview: The High Environmental Cost of Illicit Marijuana Cultivation

08 Jul 2015: Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Has Slowed Significantly, Data Show

02 Jul 2015: Water Usage for Fracking Has Increased Dramatically, Study Shows

29 Jun 2015: Rain Harvesting Could Provide Major Economic Benefit in India, Study Finds


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