Brian Wright, 22, picks up bottled water out of a shopping cart while much of the bottled water has already been sold for the day at the Stater Bros. market in Rancho Cucamonga Monday afternoon March 16, 2020. Health, evnironmental and water officials say tap water is entirely safe from the new coronavirus because of mandatory treatment already in place. (Photo by Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin/SCNG)
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Nancy Caruso inspired an army of ocean-lovers to jump in and get inspired to restore ocean ecosystems. She and her team of volunteer ocean advocates have rebuilt a decimated kelp forest in Orange county from the ground up, and they’re not stopping there. A shining example of one person who saw a problem, and cared enough to take it on, Caruso’s eyes … [more…]
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Using an unprecedented number of satellite radar images, geophysicists at Caltech have tracked how the ground in Southern California rises and falls as groundwater is pumped in and out of aquifers beneath the surface.
Their findings are presented in a study that tracks deformation of the earth’s surface over an 18-year period. The work can be used by water management districts to assess the … [more…]