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Earth Thirst: Solving the Freshwater Crisis

New approaches help keep our water supplies safe, but much remains to be done around the world

It's a Water-Full World

  From space Earth is simply a pale blue dot. It's blue because of all the water on its surface.

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A Fine Brine: New Desalination Technique Yields More Drinkable Water

A new, more energy-efficient seawater distillation membrane is designed to yield greater amounts of potable water, and less briny discharge

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Can Soil Sensors Save Georgia Waterways from Drought?

An innovative effort would embed sensors in agricultural fields in a bid to cut down on irrigation--saving farmers money and preserving water for endangered species

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