Water

Some really cool robots are underwater! Shashank Priya, associate professor in mechanical engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, explains the small robot jellyfish, Robojelly. Researchers at Virginia Tech and the University of... Read More
Clean clothes without all the water wasted? One company in England thinks they've got a way to get those clothes sparkling with polymer beads.
Buffalo grass has been around a long time. I first learned of it years ago in the Missouri Conservation Magazine. But it deserves considerable attention. Growing only 6 inches in height it requires mowing maybe three times a year - or none in areas... Read More
This week on Bloomberg West, we look at how pipelines can be used differently to sustainably deliver water through difficult terrain, remote villages, or through natural disaster areas.
Chatham University
Today, decision-makers too often look to the market or specific technologies for where to begin adopting a more sustainable approach to today's changing world. However, institutions and communities that begin their transformation by first setting in... Read More
Illinois Professor John A. Rogers demonstrates a new type of electronics; made of silk, magnesium, and silicon, these electronics completely and harmlessly dissolve in water. The potential applications of this new technology are endless - from... Read More
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, presents his Twelve Grand Challenges for Sustainable Development at GW's Elliott School of International Affairs.
Our video summarizes the innovative steps that Key West, FL and Portland, ME - 2 coastal cities - are employing in order to address the inevitability of sea level rise.
Description of storm water management around the United States.
Green infrastructure is defined as “the interconnected network of open spaces and natural areas, such as greenways, wetlands, parks, forest preserves and native plant vegetation, that naturally manages stormwater, reduces flooding risk and improves... Read More

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