LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS QUESTION ...

Aug 31, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]  by The Dirt Contributor The Los Angeles landscape architecture and design community was surprised by the recent...

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INVESTORS ARE GRABBING A JAPAN...

Aug 29, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] TAKE PART DAILY Activists tracking these deals say rich countries are buying up land—93 million acres—and displacing...

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THIS SCI-FI NOVEL’S POST...

Aug 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Ari Phillips CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: flickr/ Vibin JK   Our future selves are all characters in New York Times...

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WHY PLANETS WITH WATER MIGHT N...

Aug 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]  In Brief A new study looks at so-called “waterworlds” finds that in worlds with potentially 100 times the...

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IS SECRET POWER BECOMING SACRO...

Aug 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Evaggelos Vallianatos, Speakout | Op-Ed I have lived in the United States for fifty-four years. I went to college...

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INSECTICIDE FOUND IN HALF OF S...

Aug 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   Concern over bees, other non-target insects From KTVZ.COM news sources   RESTON, Va. – The U.S. Geological...

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GREED DIES HARD IN A POISONED ...

Aug 18, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Emersen Sud crouches along a bank of the Animas River, in Durango, Colorado, August 14, 2015. A recent accident that...

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96m WATER-SAVING SHADE BALLS R...

Aug 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   Water   The final tranche of 96m black plastic shade balls is released into the Los Angeles reservoir at Sylmar,...

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ABANDONED MINE LEAKS MILLIONS ...

Aug 12, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Samantha Page CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: EPA A mine blew out last week, leaking three million gallons of bright orange...

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COUPLE TURNS LAWN INTO ECOSYST...

Aug 4, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Sam DeLong By Katie Herzog GRIST The one good thing about drought is that the lush green lawns outside your neighbors’...

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IS THE LOS ANGELES WATER SUPPL...

Jul 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment California has investigated more than 2,000 injection wells for possible risks to public safety, clean water...

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HOW ISRAEL USES WATER TO CONTR...

Jul 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] The relentless scarcity is purposeful and integral to Israel’s strategy of “demographic balance.” By Charlotte Silver ...

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HAVE YOU HEARD OF SOLAR DESALI...

Jul 23, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Ari PhillipsCLIMATE CHANGE CREDIT: Courtesy of WaterFX. The parabolic solar panels at WaterFX’s demonstration...

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THE TECH INDUSTRY IS THREATENI...

Jul 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] With California thought to have only one year of water left, Silicon Valley data centres are trying to reduce their needs...

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U.S. SCIENTISTS: NO WAY TO STO...

Jul 19, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   Flickr /CC BY-SA 2.0 On Thursday, a group of climate scientists working for the U.S. government gave notice that...

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CALIFORNIA SAYS GOODBYE TO THE...

Jul 19, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] New state rules will effectively limit turfgrass to 25 percent of the landscape in most new and renovated yards Annie...

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NEWS: IT’S OKAY TO WATER...

Jul 7, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock Climate change leaves trees out to dry By Amelia Urry  GRIST The drought may be killing lawns, but whatever...

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CALIFORNIA CONSERVATION EFFORT...

Jul 1, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE GUARDIAN Water use in the state down in May compared with two years ago after governor ordered mandatory water...

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LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE IN THE ...

Jul 1, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] THE DIRT  by J.R. Taylor Green Spaces Make Kids Smarter ­– The Atlantic, 6/16/15 “Spending time in nature is correlated...

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NEW LAWSUIT SAYS CLEAN WATER R...

Jun 30, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Natasha Geiling CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: CLIMATE PROGRESS Sixteen states filed lawsuits Monday aimed at blocking the...

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STRESS ON WATER RESOURCES THRE...

Jun 29, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Tim Radford, Climate News Network  VIA TRUTHDIG     Depletion of aquifers adds to pressures on farmers in...

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THIRSTY YET? 8 CITIES THAT ARE...

Jun 28, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] A woman in India walks atop a water main on her way to collect water. (Photo: Meena Kadri/Flickr) takepart features The...

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VISITING A HERO SURGEON

Jun 27, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] NYTimes.com » Nicholas Kristof   By NICHOLAS KRISTOF That’s me in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, interviewing...

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EXPLORATORY DRILLING APPROVED ...

Jun 22, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Climate by Samantha PageCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Alice Ollstein/ThinkProgress   The Army Corps of Engineers this week...

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WATER WARS HEAT UP AFTER CALIF...

Jun 21, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] California Water District Sues State Over Cutbacks During Drought Reuters By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 19...

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CANCER-CAUSING CHEMICALS FOUND...

Jun 20, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Samantha PageCLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: AP Photo/LM Otero   Scientists have found elevated levels of cancer-causing...

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NASA: THE EARTH IS RUNNING OUT...

Jun 19, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Environment More than half of Earth’s 37 largest aquifers are being depleted due to population and climate stresses. By...

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WATER WOES – ARIZONA, LA...

Jun 17, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock This power plant slurps up water for Arizona — and burns 15 tons of coal a minute By Abrahm Lustgarten This...

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YET ANOTHER WAY THAT OIL IS SC...

Jun 15, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] .Oil refineries use a ton of water—and a lot of them are in drought-plagued California. —By Julia Lurie  MOTHER JONES...

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DOES HYDROPOWER MAKE SENSE IN ...

Jun 11, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] At the Hoover Dam, new hydropower turbines are being installed at a lower elevation to prepare for future shortages in...

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