Permafrost thaw is impacting the availability of North American water resources. To manage this precious resource, guidelines for using new investigative tools are needed.
Both Roman law and Law of the Sea provide precedents for sharing natural resources, and the emerging trend of benefit‐sharing offers multiple and varied possibilities as well.
Photovoltaic-membrane distillation turns waste heat from solar panels into a power source to drive an efficient water distillation process.
Researchers find an efficient way to convert nitrogen found in sewage into valuable ammonia.
University of Guelph researchers found Earth’s agricultural landmass could increase by one-third, including new farming in northern Canada and Russia, but not without environmental impacts.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign develop an energy-efficient device for purifying arsenic-contaminated water.
Water-management strategies in past societies tell us about urban resilience and vulnerabilities.
In recent years, extreme weather events caused enormous damage, especially hydro-meteorological hazards such as floods (e.g., 2002 in Central Europe), tsunamis (e.g., 2004 in the Indian Ocean) and hurricanes (e.g., 2005 Hurricane Katrina in the United States). The...
Peter Brewitt and Chelsea Colwyn discuss the legal and policy issues of non-jurisdictional dams
The delicious and nutritious yellow kiwi could be more widely available following a study to improve storage techniques.
Researchers at the International Water Management Institute put forward a new conceptual thinking to achieve sustainable, socially acceptable, resilient, and equitable resource use.
How do we effectively evaluate and employ zoning and building codes in flood prone areas to minimize damage?