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Extreme drought: Some Europeans now only have 4 hours of water a day
People across Europe are feeling the consequences of record breaking temperatures and unusually low levels of rainfall.
Paris expands its underground cooling system to beat the heat
Paris' urban cooling network is set to triple in size, reducing the city's temperature by 1°C.
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Georgians are facing a lack of clean domestic water due to decaying infrastructure
Armenians drench each other at water festival
Screaming and water splashes - this is what the Armenian capital looks like during water festival Vardavar.
This new tech could bolster Europe’s force of firefighting aircraft
Dropping large amounts of water on wildfires from the air can stop blazes from spreading.
Venice asks tourists to refill water bottles, not buy new ones
At times, tourists generate up to 40 per cent of Venice’s waste.
Farmers in northern Italy could run out of water before end of July
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Switzerland spent 14 years and €2 billion on this 'water battery'
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Heatwave cooks western Europe, with temperatures hitting 43°C
Weekend temperatures soared across Western Europe, with many baking in intensely hot and dry conditions.
Nearly all of Portugal in 'severe drought' after hottest May on record
Portugal's weather service says hot temperatures and low rainfall have left most of the country facing drought.
Extreme drought in Iraq reveals 3,400-year-old city
Archaeologists rushed to document the site before it was submerged below the water again.
Climate change has a price: Water should too
Catarina de Albuquerque, CEO of the global partnership Sanitation and Water for All, explores whether water should be free.
Ukraine war has devastating consequences for water, peace and security
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World’s largest plant: 180km long seagrass discovered in Australia
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“Even the trees with deep roots are starting to react to the lack of water”
The German capital Berlin and the surrounding areas are experiencing another dry spring. Since 2018 there simply hasn’t been enough rainfall in the region, threatening plants, and trees in the city. Residents of Berlin are trying to help the trees by watering them. #GreenWeek
Venice's plan to keep the city afloat amid rising seas
Venice’s transport, industry and tourism rely on water, but the sea is also threatening to submerge the fragile city.
Dubai Reduces Reliance on Single-Use Plastics
Dubai has stepped up its commitment towards a more sustainable future, through the launch of ‘Dubai Can’. Focus finds out how the move is reducing the city’s reliance on single-use plastic bottles.
Water is key to our economic future so why aren’t we investing in it?
World Resources Institute President and CEO Ani Dasgupta, and WaterAid UK Chief Executive Tim Wainwright share why they think water is not only an essential investment but an economically-sound one too.
The future of water: How can Europe fight the climate crisis?
One in ten people don't have access to clean water. And with more extreme weather on the horizon, how will the climate crisis affect our water supplies? #GreenWeek
Life-giving water discovered on exoplanet could in fact be methane
The discovery of evidence of water on an exoplanet in a “habitable zone” for the first time caused widespread excitement in 2019 - but a study suggests the vapours detected on K2-18b may in fact be methane.
Take a look at this stunning Water Light Festival in Italy
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Could human urine replace chemical fertilisers?
French researchers and NGOs have been experimenting with human urine-based fertilisers and the result have been promising.
Why did hundreds of swimmers dip in this historic reservoir?
Around 400 trespassers went for a dip in Kinder Reservoir in the UK’s Peak District, calling for better access to inland waters.
Water emerges from a 150-year-old mulberry tree after heavy rainfall
Locals call this miracle of nature a gift from God or Mother Nature: in this Montenegrin village, water springs from a 150-year-old mulberry tree, a unique phenomenon.