Water

The average person tends to know what plastic drip tape and soaker hoses are, but what is plastic mulch? In China alone, the equivalent area of South Carolina is covered with this fossil fuel based plastic sheet mulch every year and then the plastic... Read More
I notice that leafy produce requires ponderous amounts of water to grow. I wonder, is there any way to reduce this high water usage? Perhaps if we install solar panels over the growing patches of leafy greens as a shade to reduce water evaporation,... Read More
Cleaning Up the World's Dirty Water
Cleaning Up the World's Dirty Water
Planet Forward
Our latest segment from Bloomberg West features a company that can clean up our water. Think you have a better idea to save the world's most precious resource? Tell us!
UNSW Australia
With 7 billion mouths to feed--and many more to come--how will our cities, economies, health systems and environments cope? What are the challenges and opportunities? Some of UNSW's experts to canvass the big issues surrounding the global... Read More
UNSW Australia
Because there is less water available during a drought, water often picks up more minerals from the soil or ground and becomes saltier. These researchers in Australia say that their technology can efficiently filter water and remove salts so plants... Read More
The quality of well water in Dimock, Pa. is the center of national attention for activists, journalists, regulators, lawyers, policy makers, and industry officials – all looking for the latest evidence from government studies that will support their... Read More
Haywood Community College has demonstrated green building techniques to their local community, is building a LEED Platinum building, and bought EVs for their security fleet.
Illinois' students approved a student green fee, which enabled them to achieve $12 million in energy savings, decrease energy usage by 19%, and water usage by 16% since 2008.
Chandler-Gilbert Community College's SEE Your World initiative focuses on social, environmental, and economic issues and promotes their commitment to global learning.
Planet Forward
Replace your water filter...with oysters? See how some communities are letting nature do their dirty work.

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