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A pirate-fighting sailor wants to lasso and tow a 125-million-ton iceberg from Antarctica to solve South Africa’s water crisis
South Africa's capital is emerging from a water crisis. One man wants to tow an Antarctic iceberg north and convert it into drinking water.
Multiple cities and towns in the US have seen their land dip lower, which could damage their infrastructure and make them more vulnerable to flooding.
We asked insurance workers where they’d live in the US to avoid future natural disasters — here’s what they said
Actuaries weighed in on where they'd live to avoid devastating natural disasters such as hurricanes and extreme heat.
Silicon Valley’s largest city is sounding the alarm about a drinking water crisis that no one knows how to fix
Drought and sea level rise could threaten San Jose's drinking water.
Harvard has quietly bought $305 million worth of California vineyards. The water rights could be even more valuable.
Harvard University has purchased thousands of acres of California vineyards worth an estimated $305 million.
Rising temperatures and severe drought could hinder the production of barley, creating a global beer shortage and a 16% decline in worldwide beer consumption.
They arrived with the gift of much-needed rain at Dubbo, where farmers are struggling with a prolonged drought.
California’s mega-farms have a dark side that could put our supply of fruits, vegetables, and nuts at risk
In the wake of a six-year drought, the region's mega-farms have begun to sink, and pumping groundwater has released toxic levels of arsenic into the water supply.
South Africa's economic growth slowed unexpectedly in the second quarter, pushing the country into a recession for the first time since 2009.
Scientists are working on a device that could one day harvest up to 10 gallons of drinking water per hour from thin air
A team of researchers at the University of Akron is developing a device that can harvest drinking water from thin air. The device uses nanoscale polymers to capture condensation and it could be battery-powered.