User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Independent
Category: Resource Management :: Irrigation
Last updated: Sep 20 2019 15:36 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Climate change could mean less farming in the West 20.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Colorado and California are rethinking water management for a hotter, drier future, while balancing urban water needs with the benefits agriculture brings to rural communities.
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Colorado farmers fight to save their water and their community’s future 16.9.2019 Current Issue
‘We can either wait on Mother Nature — or we can give it a shot ourselves.’
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Jellyfish robot grabs 2019 Ray of Hope Prize 20.6.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Two startups belonging to a "new species of entrepreneur" and raised up by the Biomimicry Institute walked away from Circularity 19 with big checks.
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Where water is life, many on the Pine Ridge Reservation go thirsty 27.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A pipeline’s promise is fulfilled for white ranchers while tribal communities are left waiting.
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Just (re-)add water: How circular systems can enhance urban water cycles 4.1.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Drought, climate change and overdraft are endangering aquifers — here's why water reuse is critical to communities and economies.
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Inside Mars' meaningful, material approaches to water stewardship 27.8.2018 GreenBiz.com
Even though tools and best practices for measuring impact are still in their infancy, it’s time to advance water innovation with better data, tools and management throughout value chains.
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How addressing energy used in food processing contributes to more sustainable agriculture 25.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Greater energy efficiency beyond the farm gate and more sustainable processes inside the farm are the two sides of the same coin.
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How to effectively design for a biodiverse, urban future 29.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
We need to make our city areas more welcoming to wildlife. Here are five ways we can do so.
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UTC adopts circular mindset to put brakes on water usage 2.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Slowly, but surely, purple pipes are becoming more common in commercial and industrial settings.
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Episode 117: Chip pioneer T.J. Rodgers cultivates 'Internet of plants'; IBM's weather cloud 23.3.2018 GreenBiz.com
In this week's edition, we talk water stewardship and finding middle ground in the often polarizing political debate about climate change.
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Why smart irrigation startups are bubbling up 22.3.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Plus, what semiconductor legend T.J. Rodgers has in common with Kansas farmer Dwane Roth.
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Cape Town sports are hit hard by its water crisis 9.3.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Unlike the South African city's love of diverse sports, its water supply relies solely on rain. Here is how the Day Zero drought will affect athletics.
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Chambal basin of Malwa region will be green: CM Chouhan 24.2.2018 Central Chronicle » Madhya Pradesh
Approval to construction works worth more than Rs 2,200 crore  Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Now the... more »
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A Southwest water dispute reaches the Supreme Court 23.1.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Why a fight over groundwater has left farmers in New Mexico feeling stranded.
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Does sewer pipe architecture make sense? 22.1.2018 TreeHugger
A new proposal for Hong Kong tries to fit people into pipes.
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US rivers and streams are compromised by increasing salt loads 9.1.2018 Environmental News Network
Human activities are exposing US rivers and streams to a cocktail of salts, with consequences for infrastructure and drinking water supplies. So reports a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that is the first to assess the combined, long-term changes in freshwater salinity and alkalization across the country.
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US Rivers and Streams are Compromised by Increasing Salt Loads 9.1.2018 Environmental News Network
Human activities are exposing US rivers and streams to a cocktail of salts, with consequences for infrastructure and drinking water supplies. So reports a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that is the first to assess the combined, long-term changes in freshwater salinity and alkalization across the country.
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Frozen pipes? How to prevent them and how to fix them 4.1.2018 TreeHugger
It's cold out there; be prepared.
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California Westlands water settlement in limbo 10.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The deal addresses toxic drainage but could fall apart without congressional action.
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In the Water-Scarce Southwest, an Ancient Irrigation System Disrupts Big Agriculture 7.11.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Choose journalism that empowers movements for social, environmental and economic justice: Support the independent media at Truthout! Water in the American Southwest has never been abundant. Its availability fluctuates depending on conditions like drought and mountain snowpack that feeds streams and rivers. But  experts  predict a future of greater extremes: longer and hotter heat waves in the summer, less precipitation, decreased snowpack, and more severe and frequent droughts that will place greater stress on water users. In  New Mexico  and  Colorado , legal statutes enable an area's original water users to transfer their portions of the resource, via pipelines, to the highest bidder virtually anywhere in the state. When scarcity hits, industrial mining and agricultural operations can afford to purchase additional water while small-scale farmers and ranchers remain vulnerable; in both states, water use already exceeds availability. But for over a century, acequias -- an ancient form of community water ...
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