Blogs Water

Image of the Day: Rowing Not So Gently Down the Stream

  • Published: Jun 27th, 2012

Rising temperatures, lack of rain and wind cause an outbreak of blue-green algae on a lake in China.

Three New Studies on Sea Level Rise Bring New Concerns

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

Three new sea level rise studies published during the past week spell trouble for portions of the East and West Coasts.

Image of the Day: The Axolotl Is On Its Last Legs

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

A symphony for the Mexican axolotl, an endangered salamander that can regrow lost limbs, premiered in London.

Southwest Wildfires Expand; Dangerous Weekend Ahead

  • Published: May 25th, 2012

Fanned by strong winds, two wildfires in New Mexico merged and tripled in size this week in the Gila National Forest.

Image of the Day: Hitch a Slow Ride, Take it Easy

  • Published: May 22nd, 2012

Birds are an excellent indicator for learning the effects of climate change, especially in tropical ecosystems.

Take a Ride Into Space With NASA’s Rubber Chicken

  • Published: May 1st, 2012

NASA teamsed up with school children to send Camilla the rubber chicken into space to measure solar radiation.

Image of the Day: Low Water Flow Triggers Avian Cholera

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2012

More than 10,000 migrating birds in the U.S. have died from an outbreak of avian cholera caused by reduced water flowing through marshlands.

Image of the Day: Summertime Blues for Brook Trout

  • Published: Apr 3rd, 2012

Elevated summer temperatures have been shown to delay spawning and reduce nest construction for brook trout.