With less pollution entering the air, our waterways are getting cleaner. Whether or not they stay that way is up to us.
Water Archives - State of the Planet
What happened in Michigan shines a light on our aging and failing infrastructure. The question remains, will we do something now to fix it?
Industrial farming in the temperate climates has been seen as the main cause of nitrogen pollution, but tropical agriculture emissions are catching up.
The three projects are among the top contenders in the 100&Change competition, selected from 755 proposals.
Earth Institute researchers are in the field studying the dynamics of the planet on every continent and every ocean. Here is a list of projects.
The final Speaker Series talk of the semester detailed how NYC’s Department of Environmental Protection manages the city’s various water resources, ranging from drinking water to wastewater.
Typically only shallow wells have arsenic problems, but in an area of India and Bangladesh, deep wells are highly contaminated. Scientists are starting to learn why.
The visit revealed how collaborative efforts help to ensure the city receives high quality water with low treatment costs, while providing local jobs.
New study challenges many climate scientists’ expectations that plants will make much of the world wetter in the future.
With help from local tv station Univision 41, Earth Institute scientists tested how well Newark’s lead filters are working. The results support new findings from city officials.