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Withdrawal of Fresh Water May Reduce Aquatic Diversity

Withdrawal of Fresh Water May Reduce Aquatic Diversity

Withdrawing fresh water from rivers and streams may adversely affect the health of fish and aquatic insects, according to a research team studying correlations between the two in North Carolina. The researchers, charged by the state of North Carolina and the state's...

Report Documents Effects of 40 Years of Groundwater Withdrawal

Report Documents Effects of 40 Years of Groundwater Withdrawal

The cumulative effects of 40 years of groundwater withdrawals in the Houston-Galveston region are documented in a report from the United States Geological Survey. Decades of extensive withdrawals have caused the land to sink, or subside. The Houston-Galveston region...

Forests Worldwide at Risk of Dying Due to Drought

Forests Worldwide at Risk of Dying Due to Drought

Forests worldwide are at increased risk of death from drought, which is occurring more frequently and are more severe, according to researchers at the University of Stirling in Scotland. Sarah Greenwood, a postdoctoral researcher in the University of Stirling's...

Water Is a Key Concern on Earth Day 2017

Water Is a Key Concern on Earth Day 2017

Although the official focus of this year's Earth Day is environmental and climate literacy, water is still very much a key concern for participants holding events across the United States -- and around the world. A need for clean water for future generations was the...

Growing Cool-Season Crops Could Save California Water

Growing Cool-Season Crops Could Save California Water

Although the official focus of this year's Earth Day is environmental and climate literacy, water is still very much a key concern for participants holding events across the United States -- and around the world. A need for clean water for future generations was the...

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