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June 22, 2018, 9am PDT
President Donald Trump rescinded environmental protections put in place by former President Barack Obama after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.
AP via Detroit Free Press
October 20, 2017, 10am PDT
Cultures and geography have created a dictionary's worth of words for water. A new video from Vox maps (most of) them out.
September 25, 2017, 6am PDT
Scientists discover a 15-octopus 'city' off of the eastern coast of Australia, the second such colony of cephalopods.
October 23, 2009, 12pm PDT
With one of the smallest and busiest airports in the country, San Diego is thinking about upgrading its facilities. One idea is to build a new airport on the ocean.
The Infrastructurist
July 6, 2009, 5am PDT
Winners have been announced in an open competition to design what could become a permanent, sea-based, autonomous living facility.
March 11, 2009, 6am PDT
The Seasteading Institute claims to be only a few years away from launching a prototype of a floating city.
August 11, 2008, 10am PDT
A large water desalination plant has been approved in Southern California, where water supplies are historically low and the population is high.