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The Hunt for Earth’s Deep Hidden Oceans | Quanta Magazine
Water-bearing minerals reveal that Earth’s mantle could hold more water than all its oceans. Researchers now ask: Where did it all come from?
articles  earth  water 
26 days ago by gmisra
In field tests, device harvests water from desert air | MIT News
MIT-developed system could provide drinking water even in extremely arid locations.
articles  water 
march 2018 by gmisra
A Kingdom from Dust — The California Sunday Magazine
Stewart Resnick is the biggest farmer in the United States, a fact he has tried to keep hidden while he has shaped what we eat, transformed California’s landscape, and ruled entire towns.
articles  agriculture  california  water 
february 2018 by gmisra
In Tucson, Subsidies for Rainwater Harvesting Produce Big Payoff — Water Deeply
The Arizona city has spent more than $2 million subsidizing rainwater harvesting systems. Consultant Gary Woodard explains that results from a new study he is leading show such systems don’t just collect water, they also change behavior.
articles  water  ecology 
january 2018 by gmisra
Stanford research shows how wave dynamics and water flows affect coral reefs | Stanford News
Understanding what aids or degrades these sensitive ecosystems can help focus conservation efforts on those reefs that are most likely to survive global warming.
articles  water  environment 
november 2016 by gmisra
Essay: Holy Water | Thirst | POV | PBS
my own reverence for water has always taken the form of this constant meditation upon where the water is
articles  california  water 
december 2014 by gmisra
Lavatory Laboratory - Issue 7: Waste - Nautilus
argue not for better sewage systems, but for smarter toilets.
articles  water  technology 
december 2014 by gmisra
Megastorms Could Drown Massive Portions of California: Scientific American
"...evidence shows that truly massive floods, caused by rainfall alone, have occurred in California every ~200 years"
articles  california  water  History 
april 2013 by gmisra
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