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Tackling resilience: Finding order in chaos to help buffer against climate change

A new article aims to provide clarity among scientists, resource managers and planners on what ecological resilience means and how it can be achieved.

11 percent of disappearing groundwater used to grow internationally traded food

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‘Weather whiplash’ triggered by changing climate will degrade Midwest’s drinking water

New research shows weather whiplash in the American Midwest's agricultural regions will drive the deterioration of water quality, forcing municipalities to seek costly remedies...

Making cows more environmentally friendly

An important discovery surrounding plants used to feed livestock has been released by scientists. They report that plants growing in warmer conditions are tougher...

Legends of the lost reservoirs

Investigators dig into the past to inspire modern water management strategies that can save time and money and may avoid negative effects on our...

Americans are water conscious, survey shows

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Adding grads, going green can brighten economic outlook

Attracting college graduates and boosting natural amenities may give communities a double shot of economic growth potential, according to economists.

Poor outlook for biodiversity in Antarctica

The popular view that Antarctica and the Southern Ocean are in a much better environmental shape than the rest of the world has been...

Viruses in the oceanic basement

A team of scientists showed for the first time that many novel viruses are present in the fluids circulating deep in the rocky crust...

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