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Scientists figure out how to split water into hydrogen and oxygen in space

Some of the biggest challenges with sending humans to distant planets like Mars comes in being able to get enough fuel, water, and oxygen onto the spacecraft and habitats needed to support humans. Sci…

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Turning water into oxygen in zero gravity could mean easier trips to Mars

A real breath of fresh air. Artist’s rendering of a Mars artificial gravity transfer vehicle. Space agencies and private companies already have advanced plans to send humans to Mars in the next few ye…

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Alberta oil company reports leak of more than 100,000 litres of oil and water

More than 100,000 litres of oil and water have leaked into a marsh east of Jenner in southern Alberta, according to the new owner of oil and gas wells that belonged until recently to environment-focus…

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More than 100,000 litres of oil and water leak from Alberta pipeline

More than 100,000 litres of oil and water have leaked into a marsh east of Jenner in southern Alberta from an oil pipeline that belonged until recently to environment-focused Imaginea Energy Corp. The …

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Rescuers Battle Water, Oxygen Levels in Thai Cave as Diver Dies

A Thai Navy SEAL died Friday, the first casualty in the efforts to rescue 12 youth soccer players and their 25-year-old coach from a Thai cave. Monsoon rain trapped the team, who had been been explori…

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There’s a crazy plan to tow an iceberg from Antarctica to fix Cape Town’s water crisis – Quartz


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There's a crazy plan to tow an iceberg from Antarctica to fix Cape Town's water crisis
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An improbable idea is being floated to solve Cape Town's water crisis: towing an iceberg from Antarctica over 2,000 kilometers to the South African city. For much of the past year, Day Zero—when Cape Town, a city of 3.7 million will run out of water
Massive icebergs could be wrapped in insulation and towed 1200 miles from Antarctica to provide water for drought …Daily Mail
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University of Cincinnati study undercuts concerns about fracking effects on water

“However, we also monitored pH and conductivity which can indicate the presence of fracking wastewater. We didn’t measure any ‘contaminants’ that can actually make you sick.” She added later, “We didn’t measure other compounds that could lead …

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Leak Detection Market – Uses for sensing and detecting leakage of oil & gas, water and other materials

Growth and expansion of existing pipelines and building of new pipelines are the major drivers which help in surging the growth of leak detection market whereas lack of technological advancements in offshore leak detection systems act as a restraining …

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Study finds water near fracked gas field disrupts hormones

“Fracking — the process — adds an additional source of endocrine disrupting … “Virtually all conventional wells have fracking and acidizing. Fracking has been going on since the 1970s.” The two areas compared have different geological …

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With warmer water, fish need more oxygen than their gills can supply

Fish could be shrinking, too. As climate change continues to heat up the oceans, many species of fish are expected to decrease in size, some by as much as 30 percent, according to a study by scientists in Canada released last summer. Fish can’t grow …

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