Best of rice paddy art & STUNNING fields in Aomori, Japan
The highest level of agricultural professionalism and artistic taste is being shown by the Japanese villagers, who first wanted to save the tradition of rice...
How Deep Is The Ocean: Incredible Facts 99% Of People Will Never Know
If you have ever wondered how deep is the ocean, you’re gonna love this infographic about the ocean depth and the deepest part of the ocean.
Beijing Has fallen: China's Capital Sinking By 11cm A year, Satellite Study Warns
Pumping of groundwater blamed for causing soil to collapse as development roars ahead above, with railways among infrastructure at risk, say scientists
French Rivers Turned Green
The rivers in 12 separate locations of France were dyed by Agents Environmental, an environmentalist group, who used the eye-grabbing color to display how easily and how far water pollution can spread...
Strangest Weather on Earth: Only Rainbow River in the World!
Known as 'the river of five colors', this liquid rainbow, the only of it's kind in the world, is one of the more stunning spectacles that Mother Nature has ever created.
Could a Titanic Seawall Save This Quickly Sinking City?
Jakarta, Indonesia’s fast-growing capital of 10 million people, is embarking on one of history’s biggest seawall projects—to be shaped like a Garuda, a mythical bird-like creature. Jakarta it’s droppi...
Hong Kong's Dolphins At Risk Of Disappearing
As Hong Kong seeks to expand its international airport and with a major new bridge project under way, campaigners warn that the dwindling number of much-loved pink dolphins in surrounding waters may d...
Map Of Earth's Hidden Groundwater To Help Scientists Establish When It Will Run Out
The first map showing the groundwater hidden beneath Earth's surface has been developed by scientists – the first step in establishing how much there is and, importantly, when it will run out. The map...
Video: Man Claims He Caught Three-Eyed Fish In Gowanus Canal
If the man in the video is to be believed, the first Gowanus Canal monster is your regular run-of-the-mill three-eyed fish. It was always only a matter of time until the putrid toxic waters of the Gow...
Cracking The Problem Of River Growth
MIT researchers find that a similar principle predicts the growth of fractures and rivers. A general mathematical theory that predicts how cracks spread through materials like glass and ice can also p...
16th Century Mexican Church Re-Emerges From Underwater
The ruins of a 16th century colonial church re-emerge from a reservoir in Mexico due to lack of rain. The ruins of a 16th century colonial church have re-emerged from a reservoir due to the lack of ...
California’s Low Snowpack Truly Exceptional
After two winters of extremely low precipitation, California is suffering through a severe drought, one exacerbated by unusually warm weather. The heat influences the drought in part by enhancing evap...
Will The ‘Great Wall’ Of New Orleans Save It From The Next Killer Hurricane?
On a sweltering blue-sky September day, I stand atop a 26-foot-tall white concrete wall that stretches for nearly two miles across the Golden Triangle Marsh on the eastern edge of the city. The $1.1 b...
Long-Suffering California Can Blame Drought On Global Warming, Experts Say
Global warming has increased the severity of the ongoing drought in California, as part of a larger trend of human-caused climate change intensifying dry weather spells, scientists said on Thursday. S...
Risk Of Food Shortages To Rise With Climate Change
A new report found that extreme weather in the coming decades will have an increasingly strong impact on global food supplies. The chances of food shortages and extreme price hikes could triple by 204...
Millions Of ‘Shade Balls’ To Prevent Evaporation In California Reservoirs
Los Angeles officials have come up with a surprisingly low-tech way to fight the region's water crisis: millions of floating plastic balls. As part of a $34.5 million project, the city's Department of...
Aquifer
An aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or unconsolidated materials (gravel, sand, or silt) from which groundwater can be extracted using a water well. The study of water fl...
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Body of water
A body of water or waterbody (often spelled water body) is any significant accumulation of water, generally on a planet's surface. The term most often refers to oceans, seas, and lakes, but it include...
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Flood control
Flood control refers to all methods used to reduce or prevent the detrimental effects of flood waters. Flood relief refers to methods used to reduce the effects of flood waters or high water levels.
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Irrigation
Irrigation is the artificial application of water to the land or soil. It is used to assist in the growing of agricultural crops, maintenance of landscapes, and revegetation of disturbed soils in dry ...
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Marine architecture
Marine architecture is the design of architectural and engineering structures which support coastal design, near-shore and off-shore or deap-water planning for many projects such as shipyards, ship tr...
Reservoir
A reservoir (etymology: from French réservoir a "storehouse" ) is a natural or artificial lake, storage pond, or impoundment from a dam which is used to store water.Reservoirs may be created in river ...
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River
A river is a natural flowing watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an ocean, a lake, a sea, or another river. In some rare cases a river could flow into the ground and dry up completely a...
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Water conservation
Water conservation encompasses the policies, strategies and activities to manage fresh water as a sustainable resource, to protect the water environment, and to meet current and future human demand. ...
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