In the high Andes of Peru, glacial retreat poses a complex set of challenges related to water supply.
Water Archives - State of the Planet
The President’s Global Innovation Fund will provide grants to four Earth Institute research projects.
Members of Columbia Water Center share what Earth Day means to them, and offer ways – large and small – that we can all advocate for water and a healthier planet.
Stormwater runoff can cause a lot of problems in aquatic ecosystems. Here’s how you can help mitigate those effects.
In a new study, researchers have mapped out a large variety of discarded pharmaceuticals dissolved throughout the Hudson River. They say that in some places, levels may be high enough to potentially affect aquatic life.
The director of the Columbia Water Center and 60 other honorees were commemorated in a ceremony and reception on Wednesday.
It could also reduce water stress, according to a new study that includes 14 major food crops from around the world.
Thousands of years before Biblical times, during a period when temperatures were unusually high, the lands around the Dead Sea now occupied by Israel, Jordan and surrounding nations suffered megadroughts far worse than any recorded by humans. Warming climate now threatens to return such conditions to this already hard-pressed region.
O’Brien is just one of thousands of small communities in the United States that struggle to find the resources to ensure that the water coming out of the tap is safe to drink. The budget proposal by the Trump administration will only make matters worse.
Kartik Chandran, an environmental engineer at Columbia, will discuss some of his urban wastewater treatment projects at a panel discussion Friday following the screening of a new film about Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay.