Desalination Is enjoying Boom times as Cities Run out of Water

We’re running out of water. Is desalination the answer? In California alone there are 11 desalination plants, with 10 more proposed. But there are big downsides to making seawater drinkable. A reverse-osmosis desalination plant. On a Friday this spring, a group of students from Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies drove two hours […]

Earth is “drinking” more seawater through the Mariana Trench than previously thought

Seismic activity at the Mariana plate is dragging far more water into the Earth’s mantle than previously thought(Credit: Yarr65/Depositphotos) The Earth’s surface is famously a pretty wet place, but a new study suggests that the mantle is home to much more water than was previously believed. Observations of seismic activity around the Mariana Trench have […]

Mains water pipe bursts in Kiev Ukraine causing severe damage as seen in this video

Water mains pipe bursts in Kiev street causing massive damage to surroundings in this video Henry Sapiecha

How Can We Keep Track of Earth’s Invisible Water?

This week’s episode of Generation Anthropocene goes on a deep dive into some of the planet’s more mysterious water sources It’s no secret that Earth is a wet and wild place—from grade school onward, most people can readily cite the fact that water covers about 70 percent of the planet’s surface. And images taken from […]