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Our Drinking Water Systems Are a Disaster. What Can We Do?

In the wake of the Flint crisis, communities turn to innovative technology and financing to prevent the next crisis.

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California’s Underground Water War

California has been the only western state without groundwater regulation – but now that looks set to change.

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The Persian Leopard Is a Symbol of Persecution and Survival in the Middle East

In the Kurdish mountains of Iraq, conservationists are facing landmines and cultural taboos to save the endangered cat.

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Making the Consumer an Active Participant in the Grid

By Ralph Pace.

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A Drop in the Ocean?

As the world’s marine ecosystems face ever-increasing threats, is the the trend toward huge, remote reserves a promising new development or a worrisome distraction?

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Do Dams Increase Water Use?

Reservoirs may promote waste by creating a false sense of water security.

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Ecological Detectives Hunt for San Francisco’s Vanished Waterways

Recovering “ghost creeks” from past landscapes can help protect the city’s
future amid climate chaos.

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What Lichens Can Teach Us

A new IMAX film highlights their beauty and resilience.

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Can Wind and Solar Fuel Africa’s Future?

With prices for renewables dropping, many countries in Africa might leap past dirty forms of energy towards a cleaner future.

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Bioplastics: The Challenge of Viability

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Lazarus Batteries

Battery recycling can be hard, energy intensive and uneconomic. But soon, dead power cells could be more easily resurrected.

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Businesses Lead Where US Falters

The Paris Agreement requires commitments from countries to take action and reduce emissions, but the corporate world is also looking at its contribution to mitigation.

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What a Healthy Jungle Sounds Like

Species may have evolved their wide array of sounds to fill unused parts of the frequency spectrum. This could also reveal the degree of biodiversity in an ecosystem.

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