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Today, 15 percent of Southern Utes living on the reservation in southwest Colorado don’t have running water in their homes at all.
Mental resiliency could be harder to rebuild than a house or business in places that have experienced multiple disasters, study suggests.
The Texas coast may have better winds for offshore wind development, but it’s Louisiana’s political winds that are drawing the interest of the industry’s two biggest players.
Can restoring oysters in the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers really help clean up polluted waters?
More farmers are using cover crops, soil additives and crops suitable for drip irrigation in order to weather the drought.

Ban applies to commercial and recreational trawling, pawn and crab trapping and hook and line fishing for all groundfish types.

Russia’s Marine Rescue Service describes the unprecedented salvage operation as "extremely difficult" as ice was rapidly building up on the structures of the barges in the freezing cold polar night.

In the months leading up to the arrival of a strict new animal welfare law in California, headlines warned of aGreat California bacon crisis”. But so far, the pork apocalypse has yet to arrive.

New Jersey’s largest drinking water supplier discovered a toxic chemical in the river where it gets water for hundreds of thousands of customers, setting off a major search for polluters that led back to a Pennsylvania wastewater treatment plant and a South Jersey company.

Maryland’s report card, which was released Friday, gives the state an overall grade of B-minus. However, the review outlined several shortfalls that could lead to more significant damage.

Ancient bog lands labelled some of the UKs most important are set for further restoration work to help tackle climate change and boost biodiversity.

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory are leading a multi-institution collaboration focused on better understanding the impact that flood events, rising tides and changes in sea levels can have on trees, plants, soil and water.

In the Netherlands, more people are living and working in buildings that float. The amphibious structures are built along shorelines and connected to utilities while gently floating to accommodate rising sea levels and more frequent flooding.

Republican governors are confronting rising sea levels and wildfires as concern increases. “We’re not doing any left-wing stuff,” Florida’s Ron DeSantis says.

The EIA estimates that by 2040, the weight of plastics in the ocean could be greater than the weight of fish. That’s a little disconcerting.

Rather than a regulatory "stick" approach that takes years to develop through a bureaucracy, S.219 takes a funding-based ‘carrot’ approach to address PFAS contamination swiftly.

Florida is scrambling to prevent another horrific year of starvation deaths among the beloved mammals

We are in the middle of not one, but two pandemics. The less obvious one is climate change. Even the Pentagon regards it as a threat to our national security.

The Arctic sea ice has suffered devastating loss and has shrunk to its second lowest on record. Melting sea ice is just one of many signs of a warming climate in the North. Emanuela Campanella explains how climate change is rapidly transforming the Arctic Circle.

The national media have recently reported there is something wrong with rivers in the UK, but it is not just our flowing waters that are in trouble.

Mexico's top science agency has cut its recommendation for maximum glyphosate imports by half this year, urging agriculture businesses to take steps to reach a government target of phasing out the herbicide completely by 2024.
One heat reading on Thursday equaled the highest temperature on record in the Southern Hemisphere.

Ammonia has been widely used as a fertilizer for the last century. Now, using renewable energy and a new method for making ammonia, researchers and entrepreneurs believe "green" ammonia can become a significant clean fuel source.

Indigenous farming and ranching practices are once again being embraced in an American West stressed by drought, diminishing resources, and climate change.

Whether or not the Maldives can survive climate change, the country will never be the same.

In the capital of Sierra Leone, crowding and poverty complicate efforts to protect a city of 1.2 million from the effects of climate change. 
Ash from a volcanic eruption in the South Pacific nation presents risks to drinking water and air quality, experts say. Quantifying them in real time is a challenge.
The findings provide more evidence that wastewater surveillance can serve as an early warning system about the spread of new variants.
The Svalbard Islands, part of Norway, are warming seven times faster than the global average. Aerial pictures from the 1930s are helping researchers understand what that means for the region’s ice.
The reef, which is just under two miles long and is in “pristine” condition, was found by a team of divers mapping the ocean floor for UNESCO.

A study has suggested that many rockpool species are threatened by climate change and would not survive crossing the Channel's currents.

Oceans have absorbed about a third of the carbon pollution that humans have added to the atmosphere. The extra CO2 makes the water more acidic, which harms animals such as oysters, shrimps, and corals.

By increasing temperatures and driving up sea levels, climate change will likely worsen disasters wrought by tsunamis, storm surges, and heat waves, experts say.

Scientists have discovered a pristine, three-kilometre-long reef of giant rose-shaped corals off the coast of Tahiti, in waters thought to be deep enough to protect it from the bleaching effects of the warming ocean.

The warming that humans cause today may have ripple effects far into the future, scientists warned in a study yesterday that finds the vast Greenland ice sheet could continue melting for centuries after greenhouse gases are stabilized.

The City of Iqaluit shut down its water treatment plant Wednesday after the water was contaminated last week with fuel for the second time.