Category: Water

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Real estate data helps make water savings

Real estate data platforms can provide water-saving insights for city housing and infrastructure planning, drought management and sustainability. A study by Stanford University using data from Zillow is already informing better water use. A...

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Floating gardens boost water quality

Floating gardens don’t just look idyllic. They can also have a measurable, positive impact on water quality, as a new study has demonstrated. Floating gardens are essentially rafts built on a frame of plastic...

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Glitter litter could be damaging rivers

New research indicates that glitter could be causing ecological damage to our rivers and lakes. What’s more, biodegradable alternatives are no better for the environment, says the study. The new research from Anglia Ruskin...

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New app identifies toxic drinking water

Fracking chemicals could cause infertility, cancer, and birth defects. A new app is helping expose these chemicals in drinking water. Exposure to hydraulic fracturing fluid in drinking water has been shown to increase the...

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Fore!

Environmentalists have traditionally been critical of golf. The manicured links require massive amounts of water, chemicals and other unsustainable maintenance. But golf is becoming greener, wrote the New York Times. The number of golf...