Water and gender equality

Water isn’t just crucial for life, it’s fundamental to increasing opportunities for women and girls in rural areas across the globe. A new Stanford study reveals how bringing piped water closer to remote households in Zambia dramatically improves the lives of women and girls, while also improving economic opportunities, food security and well-being for entire…Continue Reading

Water Pig BBQ Crowned One of USA Today’s Best New Restaurants

Readers just can’t get enough of the Pensacola Beach eatery’s slow-cooked ribs, smoldering smoked wings, and other succulent delights. Pensacola Beach, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Right on the heels of grabbing the #1 spot on TripAdvisor’s list of 3,200+ Florida Panhandle restaurants, Water Pig BBQ has handily won the hearts — and taste buds — of USA…Continue Reading

Maya Water System Discoveries Show the Ancient Civilization in a New Light

During the two centuries Western archaeologists have excavated and investigated ancient Maya sites, comparatively little time has been spent understanding the structures that kept cities functioning for centuries. “Unfortunately, there’s this almost 200 year legacy of people focused on burial chambers and temples and hieroglyphics,” says Kenneth Tankersley, an archaeological geologist at the University of…Continue Reading

Water on ancient Mars

There’s a long-standing question in planetary science about the origin of water on Earth, Mars and other large bodies such as the moon. One hypothesis says that it came from asteroids and comets post-formation. But some planetary researchers think that water might just be one of many substances that occur naturally during the formation of…Continue Reading

Water efficiency achievable throughout U.S. without decrease in economic activity

A recent study co-authored by two Northern Arizona University researchers showed that targeted efforts to increase water efficiency could save enough water annually to fill Lake Mead. It could happen without significantly compromising economic production, jobs or tax revenue. The study, published today in Environmental Research Letters, demonstrates that there is no one right answer…Continue Reading