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Delaying vote on California's Delta Tunnels gives estuary hope

The $25 billion California Water Fix proposes to construct several massive underground tunnels that will update California's water infrastructure by diverting more water, making the delivery more reliable and improving environmental...

source: By Megan Martens
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Health Canada scientists say there is no reason to believe the scientific evidence they used to approve the continued use of glyphosate in weed killers was tainted. On Jan. 11 they rejected, again, arguments that the ingredient in...

source: CBC

Suisi Rheia was checking the olives on her tree in front of the community huilerie, or olive oil mill. It was already mid-November 2018, but some fruits were still green, while others were almost totally purple. All of them were definitely full of water, not ready for the...

source: Mongabay

The combination of too-frequent wildfires and drought amplified by climate change poses a growing threat to wildlands that deliver drinking water to millions, provide refuge from Southland sprawl and are still home to mountain...

source: Los Angeles Times

Data from two Arctic sites suggest some surface layers are no longer freezing. If that continues, greenhouse gases from permafrost could accelerate climate change.

source: National Geographic

A new study led by researchers at UC Santa Cruz looked at the conservation potential of marginal farmland in the San Joaquin Desert and found that restoration of fallowed farmland could play a crucial role in habitat protection...

source: University of California - Santa Cruz via EurekAlert

Whether it's having too much or too little, water is a constant struggle in agriculture. The adage that you can't manage what you can't measure is just as true for water as it is for finance and business. Given how important water is for growing crops, it's surprising that...

source: Precision Ag


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