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The South Florida Water Management District is the largest in Florida, managing water needs for 7 million people. 90.7's Matthew Peddie speaks with the newly elected chairman of the South Florida Water Management District, Dan O'Keefe, about the challenges he faces and the plan for Everglades restoration. ... read more >>
Before and After the tornado 360° Views From Moore, Okla. the images show the destructive force of such a tornado. ... read more >>
This report provides a snapshot of recent scientific literature and new analyses of likely impacts and risks that would be associated with a 4° Celsius warming within this century. It is a rigorous attempt to outline a range of risks, focusing on developing countries and especially the poor. A 4°C world would be one of unprecedented heat waves, severe drought, and major floods in many regions, wi ... read more >>
Water is one of the most basic human needs. With impacts on agriculture, education, energy, health, gender equity, and livelihood, water management underlies the most basic development challenges. Water is under unprecedented pressures as growing populations and economies demand more of it. Groundwater is being depleted faster than it is being replenished and worsening water quality degrades the ... read more >>
Early humans living in South Africa made cultural and industrial leaps in periods of wetter weather, said a study Tuesday that compared the archaeological record of Man's evolution with that of climate change.
Anatomically modern humans, Homo sapiens, first made their appearance in Africa during the Middle Stone Age which lasted from about 280,000 to 30,000 years ago.
Some of the earliest e ... read more >>
A new American Intelligence report indicates that water related problems will likely increase tensions around the world in the next 10 years ... read more >>
The Global Water System Project is urging the U.N. to include monitoring of the availability, quality and use of water in its sustainability goals. Currently, the U.N. focuses on drinking water and sanitation, but has not worked to secure access to reliable data on water use and how to avoid a "tipping point" where water use would cause ecological collapse. ... read more >>
A two-mile-wide tornado in central Oklahoma on Monday leveled neighborhoods in Moore, Okla., a suburb of Oklahoma City. Two elementary schools and a hospital sustained severe damage. Communication and transportation lines are out due to blocked roads and downed lines, power is out for more than 38,000 users, and there is no water in the area, according to reports. Early reports say 51 people are ... read more >>
This week, in Bonn, Germany – world experts are convening on the dangers posed to Earth’s most vital resource: water. To raise awareness and inform the debate surrounding man’s effect on the Earth, climate experts at the GWSP conference are embracing the term ‘Anthropocene’ as a label for the epoch that heralded human dominance of the planet with the retreat of the glaciers 11,500 years ago. ... read more >>
The rebuilding of the coastlines after hurricane sandy is expected to be very expensive and the need for the federal government to step in is highly predicted. ... read more >>