Freshwater Is Disappearing; Can Technology Save Us?
Fresh water is the most important resource for human life on earth.
People can survive far longer without food than without water, and virtually all of our food sources require fresh water to grow or create.
Anna Kucirkova wrote a good story abut this topic for IQSDirectory.com and was kind enough to share it with McCombs Supply.
At McCombs, an appliance parts business … [more…]
People salvaged supplies from a destroyed business the day after Hurricane Michael made landfall. Credit: Eric Thayer for The New York Times
PANAMA CITY, Fla. — It was two days after Hurricane Michael, and Eddie Foster was pushing his mother in a wheelchair down a thoroughly smashed street, his face creased with a concentrated dose of the frustration and fear that has afflicted much of the Florida Panhandle since the … [more…]
File photo via Jason Mintzner/Shutterstock, via Alternet.org
The agricultural industry’s chemical purveyors, Monsanto included, pride themselves on being “sustainable,” but time and time again we see that these promises don’t exactly hold water. Case in point: the latest incident of large-scale ecological harm caused by agricultural chemicals, this time involving a relatively modest leak of over 165 gallons that caused an immense amount of damage to wildlife in one of … [more…]