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Farmers are depleting the Ogallala Aquifer because the government pays them...

Matthew R Sanderson, Kansas State University; Burke Griggs, Washburn University, and Jacob A. Miller, Kansas State University A slow-moving crisis threatens the U.S. Central Plains,...

Looser standards for showerheads could send a lot of water and...

Robert Glennon, University of Arizona For more than 25 years, Congress has directed U.S. government agencies to set energy and water efficiency standards for many...

Wildfires can poison drinking water – here’s how communities can be...

Andrew J. Whelton, Purdue University and Caitlin R. Proctor, Purdue University In recent years wildfires have entered urban areas, causing breathtaking destruction. The 2018 Camp Fire...

When dams cause more problems than they solve, removing them can...

Jon Honea, Emerson College Across the United States, dams generate hydroelectric power, store water for drinking and irrigation, control flooding and create recreational opportunities such...

What Islamic hygienic practices can teach when coronavirus is spreading

Rose S. Aslan, California Lutheran University As outbreaks of the coronavirus spread throughout the world, people are reminded over and again to limit physical contact,...

Coronavirus spotlights the link between clean water and health

David Feldman, University of California, Irvine As the world confronts the coronavirus pandemic, experts say that a key way to minimize the odds of getting...

Winter is coming: 5 essential reads about snow and ice

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation As cold weather settles in across North America, some communities have already started up their snowplows, while others keep watchful eyes...

Drilling deeper wells is a band-aid solution to US groundwater woes

Debra Perrone, University of California, Santa Barbara and Scott Jasechko, University of California, Santa Barbara With memories of the wettest U.S. spring on record still...

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Coping with change: teaching adaptability will help kids grow

By Andrew Martin, University of Sydney Across a student’s lifetime, their world will change and change again. They’re likely to see industry reshaped, medical advancements,...