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Water and Power: Fight for your right

published about 2 hours ago
Your guide to the California drought from the Los Angeles Times. Some winemakers in Napa Valley are rejoicing over the dry conditions. When there's less rainfall, vines are forced to find their own water. That ultimately creates a more flavorful wine, which means 2015 could become a sought-after...

Water-independent Riverside fights 28% reduction order

published about 4 hours ago
For decades, Riverside has worked to be what officials consider "water independent" by consolidating groundwater rights and building water treatment facilities.

Farm Waste and Animal Fats Will Help Power a United Jet

published about 9 hours ago
Farm Waste and Animal Fats Will Help Power a United Jet
Later this summer, United Airlines will begin using fuel generated from farm waste and oil from animal fats to help power its commercial flights.

An Ocean Mystery in the Trillions

published about 20 hours ago
An Ocean Mystery in the Trillions
Much is still not known about the bristlemouth, the planet’s most plentiful vertebrate. What’s more, the ocean, making up 99 percent of the biosphere, may hold untold undiscovered species.

Dark Region of Ocean May Shed Light on Climate Change and Other Issues

published about 20 hours ago
Dark Region of Ocean May Shed Light on Climate Change and Other Issues
The area from just below the surface to 3,300 feet also may become more of a food source and a way to monitor ocean health.