For now, the government has halted construction on the pipeline that the Standing Rock tribe and thousands of their allies are protesting. This is a temporary respite and the controversy is expected to stretch ahead. Here are a few facts to better understand the Dallas Access Pipeline project and its consequences on the Sioux and the greater population.
A mysterious ice cloud appeared again on Titan's stratosphere and there is a possibility that the formation process of this mysterious cloud is similar with the ones seen over Earth's poles.
Drought-stricken crops won’t be saved by water storage alone as a new study finds that dry air actively pulls moisture from plants.
The makeup of the Black Sea is one of a kind, but its one that is fading astonishingly fast. Like many natural disasters in recent history, global warming plays its part in the decline.
Climate change is not as powerful as we think as its impact on drought is lesser than expected, according to a new study.
Scientists created a new nanostructured material capable of harnessing 50 percent of the sunlight's energy to disinfect surrounding water.
The U.S. public drinking water is officially unsafe. A new study reveals that the water Americans consume every day contains industrial chemicals linked to cancer and other health problems.
Thirst has always been a feeling that prompts us to pick a glass of water and gulp it down. As soon as the water reaches our mouth we are relieved of the dying quench.
Scientists have discovered that the Earth's last living woolly mammoths went extinct on St. Paul Island in Alaska due to scarce fresh water sources caused by drastic environmental changes.
Scientists discover a strong “electric wind” in Venus that can strip off all of the planet’s waters.
Desertification can have huge impacts on human population, including water and food shortage.
A new study suggests that asteroids crashing in the young moon 4.5 billion years ago delivered water in the Earth's natural satellite.
At least 1.8 billion people globally drink water that is contaminated with feces. This French puff pastry-like filter paper aims to change that reality.
Water scarcity caused by climate change can knock down the economic growth of affected regions by as much as 6 percent of GDP by 2050.