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Researchers use computer simulations to learn how water forms different kinds of ice.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Mountains and forested slopes surround cloudy blue water of a reservoir

People who eat fish from glacial meltwater may be at risk from persistent organic pollutants produced in the 20th century.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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

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