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Why Fish Can Drink Salt Water And We Can’t

Salt is everywhere on our planet, but some animals evolved to live in it while, others didn’t; what happened there? What caused this split? Sup salty dogs, thanks for watching DNews, I’m Trace. Water is everywhere and is one of the main reasons life was able to evolve on Earth. It’s pretty great. Salt is …

Office Hours: The State of Our Rivers and Lakes

Office Hours: The State of Our Rivers and Lakes

cc>>THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM IS A SPECIAL PRESENTATION OF THE BIG TEN NETWORK, PRODUCED IN ASSOCIATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN.>>EIGHTY PERCENT OF THE WORLD’S POPULATION LIVES IN AREAS WHERE THE PRIMARY FRESHWATER SOURCE IS UNDER SEVERE ATTACK. ASSAULT THAT COMES FROM DESTRUCTION OF NATURAL WETLANDS, AGRICULTURAL RUN-OFF, AND CHEMICAL AND HUMAN POLLUTION. THESE FACTORS AND …

SeepCat: saving freshwater lenses on small islands

SeepCat: saving freshwater lenses on small islands

Small island states are highly affected by natural hazards and climate change. This area is normally filled up with salt water during the king tides. The whole place here is normally flooded. This is the impact of global warming climate change and sea level rise. Problems such as floods and coastal erosion already occur very …

Garden Fresh – Water

Garden Fresh – Water

Yes! Aww, splish! Floodin’ the airwaves Drip drop, it don’t stop Unless there’s a drought Dihydrogen monoxide What are you talking about? It’s water Fillin’ my glass It’s water It’s got style and class It’s always debonair and never crass If it’s not water, no thanks, I’ll pass Water, water everywhere, just for me I …

Where we get our fresh water – Christiana Z. Peppard

Where we get our fresh water – Christiana Z. Peppard

Translator: Andrea McDonough Reviewer: Bedirhan Cinar At birth, our bodies are roughly 75% water. We remain mostly water for the rest of our lives. We cannot survive even a week without fresh water. There’s no life without it for ecosystems, societies, and individuals. So, how much usable water is there on Earth? Most of the …