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Stories related to our global water supply.

Hydrogen Car

By: Logan Xavier Lee, Journalist
Hydrogen cars provide a new renewable power source.
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How Singapore is Fixing Their Water Problem

By: George Chami, Journalist
Singapore has been using around 430 million gallons of water per day. That could double in the next decade.
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Worlds Fastest Boats

Worlds Fastest Boats

By: Seth Heironimus, Journalist

People always talk about fast cars but no one talks about fast boats, so here are the 3 fastest boats in the world. The Spirit of Australia The spirit of Australia is the fastest boat ever created reaching...

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Price of Water Skyrockets in Coalinga CA

By: George Chami, Journalist
This intensifying drought only grows more and more as water becomes more scarce in California as they soon will have no money left to pay for the water. Peoples water bills in these areas have increased over a 1000%.
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How Risky is it to Drink Rain?

By: Taha Rabah, Journalist
A lot of people use and collect rainwater to conserve their resources, but is it really the best idea?
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P&G Water Purifier Packet

By: Lucas Nguyen, Journalist

Clean drinking water is very important for humanity's survival on our home we call Earth. But according to the UN, "1/6 people don't have clean drinking water" and have to drink dirty water which is...

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Climate Change: Geoengineering a cleaner and safer environment

Climate Change: Geoengineering a cleaner and safer environment

By: Arjan Shankhi, Journalist
Climate Change is a long-term weather condition which is mainly caused by burning fossil fuels such as gas, coal, and oil. When fossil fuel is burnt it releases carbon dioxide into the air which is causing the Earth to warm up.
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MIT’s New Portable Desalination Unit

By: Lena Tosounidis, Journalist
Water is essential for life, but safe drinking water isn't always available. Researchers at MIT have developed a portable desalination unit that can transform salty seawater into fresh, clean water with the press of a button.
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What Ice Rinks Are Made Of

What Ice Rinks Are Made Of

By: Rishithasree Poshala, Journalist
Everybody knows that hockey is played on ice and ice is frozen water. But did you know that not all ice is the same?
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Deepwater Aquaponics Floating Rafts Growing Lettuce, Basil and Arugula
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Aquaponics-The Future Farm

By: Yusuf Lashin, Jounralist

What are Aquaponics? Well aquaponics is a really interesting sustainable method for food growth and production. It combines traditional aquacultures (cultivation of water animals as clams, fish, crayfish,...

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Sustainable Types of Farming

By: Alex Lu, Journalist
For decades, people have been using large farms that grow the same crops, damaging the ecosystem. They use humongous amounts of resources, such as land, water, fertilizer, and air. Not only this, but they pollute the air and water, damaging the ecosystems around them.  However, by using more sustainable, better farming practices, we can reduce the amount of pollution and benefit the ecosystems.
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Eichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth), a noxious weed that devastates watersheds and local communities (Image credits: Wikipedia)

Water Hyacinths: Meddlesome to Multipurposed

By: Amy Peng, Journalist
How will people adapt to tame the non-native water hyacinth?
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