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  1. "Chaos Map" Tool Informs Decision-making Around Resource Insecurity

    25 Oct 2019- 09:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom A new tool, described as a  “Chaos Map” of the world, may help people and governments to understand how escalating “chaos” can occur when pressures caused by limited resources are compo ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/10/2019 - 13:15

  2. England Water Consumers Fall For Billing Scam

    3 Jul 2019- 12:05 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE Money Saving Expert Letters sent to tens of thousands of households seemingly from their water company requesting an urgent response are actually from maintenance firm HomeServe, which has been accused of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2019 - 12:05

  3. "Framework" Will Inform Investors Re Climate Stability, Ecosystems, Resource Security, Wellbeing Impacts

    11 Feb 2019- 07:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom A new investment framework that tries to measure investment "impacts" has been launched by the Investment Leaders Group (ILG) in co-operation with Cambridge Institute for Su ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/11/2019 - 07:45

  4. Hot Water Drill Enables Antarctic Ice Research

    28 Jan 2019- 09:35 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE The Engineer As part of a bid to improve our understanding of future sea-level rises, a group of scientists and engineers led by the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have used hot water to drill a two-kilom ...

    Local Press Report - 01/28/2019 - 09:35

  5. It Was Drought That Wiped Out The Maya

    4 Aug 2018- 07:04 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE The Independent An enormous drought that swept across Mexico around 1,000 years ago triggered the demise of one of the world’s greatest ancient civilizations. Now, a team of international researchers has m ...

    Local Press Report - 08/04/2018 - 07:04

  6. Desal Business Picking Up Globally

    29 Jan 2018- 09:40 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE Energy Harvesting Journal For much of the last decade, there has been oversupply of desalination plants but that is less true today. Business is picking up globally, first with a wave of large plants in t ...

    Local Press Report - 01/29/2018 - 09:40

  7. Bubble Wrap Could Enhance Purification

    23 Aug 2016- 11:46 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE, MA Science Magazine Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology report that they’ve created a cheap solar still from bubble wrap and other simple materials. They report that their set up allows ...

    Local Press Report - 08/23/2016 - 12:03

  8. Colombia Pilots Community-Based Basin Report Card

    11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE, MD WWF World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), along with local partners, released the Colombian Orinoco River Basin Report Card-- the first of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/11/2016 - 10:11

  9. More Coal Use in Asian Countries Could Have Global Impact: Study

    2 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAMBRIDGE, MA, United States Continued high use of coal to generate electricity in Asian countries could have a significant impact on climate, both locally and globally, according to a study published in the Ap ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/02/2016 - 10:15

  10. Much of Asia Could Face Water Shortages by 2050: Study

    1 Apr 2016- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAMBRIDGE, MA, United States Much of Asia could face serious water shortages by 2050 due to a combination of economic and population growth and the effects of climate change, according to a new study by researc ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/01/2016 - 10:32

  11. Scientists Study Beetle Bumps to Improve Water Droplet Collection

    26 Feb 2016- 10:01 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE, MA BBC Scientists have drawn inspiration from the bumpy shells of Namib beetles to improve the collection and transport of water droplets. Researchers were able to make drops grow six times faster than n ...

    Local Press Report - 02/26/2016 - 10:01

  12. Study Finds Many Poor Households in Ahmedabad, India Using Inadequate Water Filtration

    26 Oct 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CAMBRIDGE, MA, United States Most households in Ahmedabad, India rely on home filtration systems to treat their drinking water, but these filters are not meeting the needs of the poorest residents, according t ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/26/2015 - 10:16

  13. Researchers Look at How Villages in India, Nepal Cope With Water Demand

    20 Oct 2015- 08:58 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE Phys.org A major research collaboration is looking at how small towns in the hills of India and Nepal are coping with increasing demand for water: who wins and who loses when resources get scarce? Access ...

    Local Press Report - 10/20/2015 - 08:58

  14. Sewage Analysis Gives Clues to Community Health, Behavior

    16 Sep 2015- 08:53 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE, MA Phys.org The maxim “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” certainly describes the work of Mariana G. Matus: The fourth-year Ph.D. student in computational and systems biology at MIT is part of a ...

    Local Press Report - 09/16/2015 - 08:53

  15. Seal Fur, Bacteria Increase Mercury Levels

    9 Sep 2015- 10:21 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE, MA New Scientist Heavy metal is moving in mysterious ways. Two studies this week show that pristine areas, far from industrial pollution, are building up surprisingly high levels of mercury from unexpecte ...

    Local Press Report - 09/09/2015 - 10:21

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