New method of desalination gives 40 nanolitres of fresh water per minute

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.

Fresh water from rivers and rain can intensify hurricanes by 50%

When hurricanes blow over ocean regions swamped by fresh water, the conditions can unexpectedly intensify the storm, according to an analysis of tropical cyclones.

Large dome of fresh water detected in Arctic Ocean

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.

Changing rainfall pattern may deprive billion people of water

A changing rainfall pattern may deprive a billion people of fresh water in the tropics and subtropics in the coming decades, according to the latest research.