Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 09:22
A US space agency rover tooling around on the dry surface of Mars has for the first time uncovered direct evidence of what used to be a freshwater lake, scientists said Monday.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 12:31
Australian researchers said Thursday they had established the existence of vast freshwater reserves trapped beneath the ocean floor which could sustain future generations as current sources dwindle.
Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 14:00
Chemists at the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Marburg in Germany have introduced a new method for the desalination of seawater.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 09, 2013, 18:56
Kerala government has decided to set up an Authority for protection and conservation of Sasthamkotta fresh water lake in Kollam district which was facing threat of pollution.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 07, 2013, 19:44
Scientists have discovered an astonishing 10 new species of semi-aquatic freshwater earthworms in river systems in Thailand.
Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 12:29
Mining and other industrial activities are turning freshwater rivers into saline systems not only in Australia but also in other parts of the world.
Last Updated: Tuesday, August 14, 2012, 19:31
When hurricanes blow over ocean regions swamped by fresh water, the conditions can unexpectedly intensify the storm, according to an analysis of tropical cyclones.
Last Updated: Friday, August 03, 2012, 17:51
Chinese scientists have started a research programme on the country`s largest freshwater lake in a bid to strengthen economic development in the region, Xinhua reported Friday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 17, 2012, 17:05
Global warming, a major concern for the various water resources of the world, is also causing harm to the globe`s freshwater lakes, a new study has warned.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 15:29
Jammu and Kashmir Forest department will fell more than 18,000 trees which have grown in Asia`s largest freshwater lake, Wullar, to conserve it.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 18:12
Freshwater from mountain systems is vital to maintain agricultural biodiversity, says David Molden, DG of ICIMOD, in an exclusive write-up for OneWorld South Asia.
Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2012, 20:24
With the help of ESA satellites, scientists have discovered that a large dome of fresh water has been building up in the Arctic Ocean over the last 15 years.
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