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When the Rivers Run Dry

We tend to think of water as a renewable resource. To a large extent, that is true. On the macro level, the water cycle does ensure that roughly the same amount of water is always on the planet. However, on micro levels, for individual communities, that is a bit of a fallacy.

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How Do Oil Spills Happen?

Author: James Hunt When we hear about an oil spill that has occurred in some part of the world we may be unaware of just how much oil has been spilled into either the water or on land. When we are talking about an oil spill, we are talking about a huge amount of oil […]

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IBM’s World Community Grid – Computing for Healthy Water

IBM’s philanthropic arm is currently funding a number of water-related research projects to help improve water quality throughout the world. Members of World Community Grid can donate their idle computer time to help researchers discover better and more efficient methods of keeping our rivers, lakes, and watersheds free of pollution. Over 520,000 registered members have […]

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