'Start up nation' Israel now grows gold in the desert

The tiny country of Israel is woefully short of cultivable land and fresh water, yet today using modern scientific tools, it has literally been able to bloom gold in the hot Negev Desert.

Moroccan villagers harvest fog for water supply

Green technology to turn fog into fresh water straight from the tap has put an end to exhausting daily treks to distant wells by village women in southwest Morocco.

World Environment Day 2015: We are running out of water!

Leonardo da Vinci truly claimed that 'water is the driving force of all nature'. It's needless to reiterate the above statement as we all know the significance of this precious resource!

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.