Why California dumped 96 million plastic balls into a reservoir
June 28, 2019, 4:18 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Millions of black 'shade balls' float on the surface of reservoirs, slowing evaporation.
Ancient European stone inscriptions revealed by low river levels carry grave warnings
August 27, 2018, 7:58 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
'If you see me, weep,' reads one of these so-called 'hunger stones.'
Tumbleweed blitz sparks panic, raises ire in California town
April 23, 2018, 9:26 a.m. by Matt Hickman
High winds and vacant land create the perfect recipe for tumbleweed terror in Victorville.
Farmer brings water to wild animals in drought-stricken Kenya
February 23, 2017, 3:32 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Patrick Kilonzo Mwalua brings more than 3,000 gallons each trip.
5 smart tech solutions to water challenges around the world
February 7, 2017, 1:59 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Freshwater supplies are dwindling as populations grow, but these companies are helping us use water more wisely.
Orange peels and avocado skins are 16-year-old's brilliant, drought-fighting solution
October 3, 2016, 5:43 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
Kiara Nirghin created a biodegradable, inexpensive way to help soil retain water using food waste.
What's that sound? 7 wildlife calls you might hear in your backyard
59 endearing names for baby animals
6 weird things that happen after you die
In praise of 'scruffy hospitality'
What's the difference between dark matter and dark energy?
Scientists taught rats how to play hide-and-seek and they really got into it