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Origin of Earth’s water may be key to life on other planets

A new study suggests the origins of water on Earth may lie far outside our solar system, in interstellar space, and took place long before the formation of the sun. If so, the same chain of events that led to life on Earth could happen elsewhere.

Oil companies fracking dangerously close to water sources

According to a new study performed by researches at Stanford University, oil and gas companies are fracking much closer to underground water sources than previously thought.

Op-Ed: Why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is absolutely ridiculous

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has become nothing more than another ridiculous Internet meme and has done very little to raise awareness about the disease.

Brita recalls children’s water bottles due to risk

Taunusstein - Four varieties of children’s water bottles produced by Brita have been recalled throughout the U.S. after it was discovered that the lids can break into sharp pieces, posing a potential laceration hazard.

Donetsk queues for water as fighting shuts off supply

Donetsk - Anastasiya clutches two empty five-litre bottles as she joins a queue of Donetsk residents buying water in the rebel-held east Ukrainian city where supplies were abruptly cut off by shelling damage.

New 'killer' jellyfish found in Australian Waters

A newly discovered species of Irukandji jellyfish has been found off the Australian coast. Analysis suggests that the jellyfish can cause stroke and heart failure if a human was to be stung.

Scientists create water-based tractor beam

Canberra - Researchers with the Australian National University (ANU) have created a water-powered beam which can move objects with the flow.

Wastewater turned into tap water thanks to man-made wetlands

Technology keeps healthy water continuously flowing between Dallas and Houston in Texas with the help of nature and human ingenuity.

Tunisian 'mystery lake' baffles, concerns officials

Gafsa - A lake which has mysteriously appeared in the middle of a Tunisian desert has authorities concerned and searching for an explanation.

Op-Ed: Detroit's controversial water shutoff reeks of 'too big to fail'

Detroit's deep financial woes have been public for years. Many of its residents are behind on their water bills, and the city has been controversially shutting off water to some delinquent residents. But are delinquent businesses getting a free ride?

California businesses unite to protect waterways

Los Angeles - A network of California businesses are working together to protect the state’s coast, ocean, bays, rivers and streams. The initiative has been dubbed the 'Blue Business Council'.

Best choice for summertime hydration

Kids need proper hydration not only to preform and feel their best, but to stay healthy and out of danger. High heat indexes and summer sports can leave kids out of time and out of fluid. Learn what exports are saying about energy drinks and hydration.

Texas begins recycling wastewater for people to drink

Wichita Falls - Wichita Falls, near the Oklahoma border, has begun reusing millions of gallons of water at the River Road Waste Treatment plant. The purified water is being diverted as drinking water. The move has been initiated to help combat a severe drought.

Creating safe water for Tanzania

Scientists have developed a solar filtration system, designed to produce high-quality drinking water from polluted brackish water, for regions in Tanzania. The filter effectively separates undesired substances, bacteria, and viruses.

Call for horses to be protected from mosquitoes

A leading veterinarian in the U.S. advises that horses should be protected from mosquitoes to in order to protect the horse and people from West Nile virus, especially during the heavy infection season in mid to late summer.

Fighting hits water supply in east Ukraine city

Donetsk - Up to one million people face water shortages in eastern Ukraine as workers battle to repair pipes damaged by fighting in rebel-held Donetsk, a city spokesman said on Thursday.

Baby steelhead released early as California river water heats up

Rancho Cordova - State wildlife officials released hundreds of thousands of baby steelhead trout from a Northern California fish hatchery on Wednesday — months too early — to try to save their lives in the face of a severe drought.

Op-Ed: ACFN lawyer Larry Innes discusses oilsands expansion and more Special

Calgary - This is an interview with Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation’s lawyer Larry Innes about Enbridge’s Northern Gateway Project approval, the Jackpine mine consent, First Nations’ land and water rights, regulatory protection, a vision for Canada and more.

How to stay afloat when shopping for jet skis

As the summer months set in, the season of shopping for jet skis has now begun in earnest. But with prices ranging from $5,000 to $18,000, it's a major purchase that shouldn't be taken lightly.

Water the issue of the day at Walrus Talks in Toronto Special

Toronto - Water is the essence of life on this planet, and in the latest Walrus Talks event, a group of speakers spelled out the dire state of this natural resource — but not without a few words of hope.

Youth water education flows through Ontario this summer Special

Toronto - The Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA) is supporting the Children’s Water Education Council (CWEC), by participating at various Children’s Water Festivals this summer.

Video: fish successfully defends itself against dog

Using skills that would put Bruce Lee to shame, a fish, which clearly appeared to be the "underdog," has managed to defend itself from becoming a dog’s dinner!

Ancient microbes have industrial potential

Norwegian scientists have found that microorganisms that live in the depths of an oil reservoir can withstand such extreme conditions they can be used in harsh chemical processes in industry.

Megacities and the risks of sinking land

Utrecht - The world's coastal 'megacities' face bigger problems from land subsidence than they do from a potential rise in the sea level.

Caracas to begin four months of water rationing

Caracas - Water use in Caracas will be rationed for at least four months due to drought, authorities said Tuesday, as Venezuela grapples with shortages of basic goods which have spurred massive anti-government protests.

Ice, liquid found on Jupiter's moon Ganymede, may harbor life

Think Mars is the ultimate life-harboring planet in our solar system? Think again. Recent findings from NASA indicate there may be life on not one, but two of Jupiter’s moons.

Low California snowpack could force limits on water use

Sacramento - California's three-year drought seemed to get even worse Thursday when official measurement of the state's mountain snowfall showed even lower accumulations than expected.

Op-Ed: North Charleston man facing federal charges over $.89 refill

North Charleston - A North Charleston man is now facing federal charges over an $0.89 drink refill. Christopher Lewis says he was not aware that refills at the VA Medical Center in North Charleston were not free.

World faces 'water-energy' crisis: UN

Paris - Surging populations and economies in the developing world will cause a double crunch in demand for water and energy in the coming decades, the UN said Friday.In a report published on the eve of World Water Day, it said the cravings for clean water and ...

Radioactive Fukushima waters detected by Canada's coastlines

Radioactive cesium isotopes have been detected in the waters off the coast of Vancouver, British Columbia, although the levels detected are said to be below the permissible limits for drinking water.
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Crystal clear water  Red Sand Beach Wollaston Lake
Crystal clear water, Red Sand Beach Wollaston Lake
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A dog cools off in the water in the evening after record Sydney temperatures of 45.8 degrees during ...
A dog cools off in the water in the evening after record Sydney temperatures of 45.8 degrees during the day.
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Not images of some deep space galaxy but pictures I captured while taking shots of water drops in my...
Not images of some deep space galaxy but pictures I captured while taking shots of water drops in my kitchen sink.
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Liverpool waterfront  NS
Liverpool waterfront, NS
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Deep space? Bubble galaxy? I captured these images while taking shots of water drops in my kitchen s...
Deep space? Bubble galaxy? I captured these images while taking shots of water drops in my kitchen sink
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Digital Journalist  Matt Harding
Digital Journalist, Matt Harding
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NOv 12 2011 Nova Scotia
NOv 12 2011 Nova Scotia
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Deep space? Bubble galaxy? I captured these images while taking shots of water drops in my kitchen s...
Deep space? Bubble galaxy? I captured these images while taking shots of water drops in my kitchen sink
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Streams  creeks and rivers abound between Burgess Falls and Center Hill Lake.
Streams, creeks and rivers abound between Burgess Falls and Center Hill Lake.
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On December 30  2012  people of the grassroots movement Idle No More met for a peaceful protest outs...
On December 30, 2012, people of the grassroots movement Idle No More met for a peaceful protest outside of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s constituency office urging him to meet with First Nations leaders to discuss urgent issues.
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A variety of bottles waters
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post Tomatina hose down
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Screen capture from YouTube. This billboard creates drinkable water from humidity in the air. In the...
Screen capture from YouTube. This billboard creates drinkable water from humidity in the air. In the end, it comes out of this faucet.
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Image of proposed water recycling and treatment facility for western edge of Golden Gate Park
Image of proposed water recycling and treatment facility for western edge of Golden Gate Park
Image, rendering, courtesy of San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
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Lake Constance: Approximately 1 000 tonnes of fish are caught in the lake each year.
Lake Constance: Approximately 1,000 tonnes of fish are caught in the lake each year.
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Public watershed conference  Athabasca  Alberta  Canada January 29th  2011.
Public watershed conference, Athabasca, Alberta, Canada January 29th, 2011.
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This photo was taken on January 1  2011 in Mundingburra  Townsville  Queensland  AU.
This photo was taken on January 1, 2011 in Mundingburra, Townsville, Queensland, AU.
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