Elephant seals are raising the mercury levels at this California beach
September 9, 2015, 4:24 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The sea water at Año Nuevo State Reserve has elevated mercury levels, and the hair of visiting pinnipeds is to blame.
Artist treats his photographs like we treat the environment
September 1, 2015, 8:30 a.m. by Catie Leary
Strangely beautiful photographs of chemical spill sites are exposed to the same chemicals that polluted the area in the first place.
Deadly 'brain-eating' amoeba found in Louisiana water system
August 18, 2015, 2:17 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Contaminated water can pass through the nose to the brain, even in the shower.
Each page from this 'Drinkable Book' can clean 25 gallons of water
August 17, 2015, 12:15 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Thanks to embedded nanoparticles of silver and copper, this innovative tome can kill more than 99% of bacteria in water.
Robo-swans add a touch of elegance to water quality testing
July 23, 2015, 10 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Singapore's pollution-monitoring avians trade in webbed feet for propellers.
Why natural conservation methods matter for the future of urban water supplies
November 18, 2014, 12:46 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The Nature Conservancy's Urban Water Blueprint details how natural conservation methods in key watershed areas can improve water quality in more than 500 global cities.
Those silver nanoparticles in your workout clothes are poisoning the water
September 25, 2014, 12:56 a.m. by Starre Vartan
Who knew? Silver ion anti-stink technology leaches into the environment, where it's toxic to aquatic life.
Stunning emerald green Arabian Sea may herald ecosystem disaster
September 10, 2014, 10:19 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The sea has a dead zone the size of Texas, and it's growing bigger every year because of sewage and fertilizer flowing into the waters.
Floating pool concept invites Londoners to take a dip in the Thames
August 14, 2014, 7:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Wildlife has slowly but surely returned to the formerly foul tideway. Is swimming in the Thames next?