Articles about aquifers

Master Plan to Clean Up the Jordan River Basin

Our planet is experiencing a dramatic shift in resource availability and demand. Regardless of what competing teams of experts argue and debate, changes in global weather patterns and growing populations continue to place disproportionate stress on ecosystems around the world. … Continue reading

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The Ogallala Aquifer: A View from Kansas

This Circle of Blue article assesses the damage caused by this year’s drought on the agricultural heritage of Kansas. How important is Kansas as a bellwether for drought impact? “Kansas is a key agricultural state — it is among the … Continue reading

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How Safe is Rice?

There was a short news item that appeared a couple of weeks ago about higher than normal arsenic levels in rice. Concurrently, an article appeared by the Associated Press that South Korea Suspends Bidding for US Rice Imports because of … Continue reading

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