rivers

pharmaceutical runoff

Human Waste Is Contaminating Australian Wildlife with More Than 60 Pharmaceuticals

A new study demonstrates the ways that pharmaceutical runoff could travel up the food-chain.
Sarah Emerson
11.6.18
Noisey Hitlist

Tay Salem Is Making Soulful Music for the World's Eventual Demise

When the ocean's rage and the fires burn, Salem's latest two singles will be a perfect fit.
Noisey UK Staff
10.20.17
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This startup wants to make a Google Street View for rivers, lakes, and bays

Nellie Bowles
3.29.17
humans of the year

Riverkeeper Marty Baum Is Out to Stop Florida's Algae Apocalypse

This resident of the Sunshine State is fighting an uphill battle against the governor, Congress, and public apathy, to save the lagoon he calls home.
Grennan Milliken
2.16.17
environment

Sand: It's As Precious As Oil — And Its Extraction Is Destroying the World's Coasts and Rivers

Sand and gravel are the most-used natural resource after water — and the world consumes annually twice the amount of sediment carried by all the Earth's rivers.
John Dyer
3.21.16
Science

There's a Long-Lost ‘Paleo-River’ Beneath the Sahara Desert Nobody Knew Existed

As if the Sahara wasn’t mystical enough, now it has hidden river systems.
Becky Ferreira
11.10.15
uk

This Horrific-Looking Prehistoric Water Monster Has Returned to England’s Rivers

Yay?
Victoria Turk
9.4.15
water

​The Plan to Turn Toxic Algal Blooms into Energy

How researchers want to turn one of our worst environmental problems into fuel for the future.
Maddie Stone
3.25.15
reggae

Let's Talk About This Humble Boat's DIY Dub Sound System

Here are two guys who really have their shit together.
Brian Anderson
8.8.14
earth

The Mississippi River Was a Toxic Mess Long Before the Oil Spill

Everyone is outraged about a barge spilling oil into the Mississippi—perhaps everyone forgot that it is a massive toxic cesspool every other day of the year, too.
Brian Merchant
2.24.14
Motherboard Blog

Environmentalists Are Furious with the Coast Guard's New Plan for Fracking Waste

"Let's just float it down the river," says the Coast Guard.
Grace Wyler
12.17.13