• Age of water

    When you’re drinking a cool glass of water, have you ever wondered how old it is? Age dating wate...

    Australia is an ancient country, geologically speaking, and its groundwater aquifers reflect this: water in the Murra...

    Earth July 23, 2021
  • Conversation

    Blind shrimps, translucent snails

    11 mysterious new species found in potential fracking sites.

    By Jenny Davis, Charles Darwin University; Daryl Nielsen, CSIRO; Gavin Rees, CSIRO, and Stefanie Oberprieler, Charles...

    Animals February 17, 2021
  • Partner Content

    Drinking water quality under threat

    The impact of climate change and urbanisation.

    More than half of the world’s population faces a looming threat to the quality and availability of their drinking wat...

    ASC Edits March 13, 2020
  • Natural contaminant threatens groundwater

    Climate change and urbanisation drive the looming crisis.

    More than half of the world’s population faces an impending threat to the quality and availability of drinking water ...

    Earth March 11, 2020
  • Groundwater extraction a “ticking time bomb”

    Current practices are having an escalating impact on aquatic ecosystems.

    A glimpse into the sustainability of global groundwater extraction for rivers, streams and lakes in the next few deca...

    Water October 2, 2019
  • To manage groundwater, first understand it

    Tthe dangers of over-exploiting an important resource.

    It may be out of sight, but it should not be out of mind.Water hidden beneath the earth’s surface comprises 98% of ...

    Water July 28, 2019
  • Water found near Martian equator

    In a surprising outcome, re-analysing old data finds ice where none was thought to survive, repor...

    Scientists taking a new look at old data from NASA’s Mars Odyssey spacecraft, which has been orbiting Mars since 2001...

    Earth Sciences October 4, 2017
  • Toxic groundwater threatens millions

    Dangerously high concentrations of arsenic found in Pakistan.

    The study, conducted by a team led by Joel Podgorski from the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technolo...

    Society August 24, 2017
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