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Morning light over the city skyline of Copenhagen with a power plant in the background.

Sediment core from a Copenhagen lake tells the story of the Industrial Revolution.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Rainstorms deposit sediment that hampers the effects of sunlight on lakes and rivers.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Hundreds of U.S. streams may have significant levels of endocrine-disrupting chemicals from treated wastewater.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Wetlands can form in overlooked spaces, and that might be a good thing.

Olivia Trani, Contributor

Software helps a conservation group see where shade trees will best cool a river. Then the hard work starts.

Brian Owens, Contributor

NASA prepares to replace the twin satellites, named GRACE, that have monitored Earth's droughts, glacial retreats and sea level rise for the last 15 years.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Researchers have built a passive, solar-powered device that can harvest water straight out of the air.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

New analysis of hydrothermal plumes on Enceladus reveals the presence of conditions that could potentially sustain life underneath its icy surface.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Drilling reveals record from a time when the Dead Sea was deader.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

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