A lobster thrown live into boiling water may suffer for many seconds, said a scientist who argued Thursday that crustaceans can likely feel pain.
Getting pruney fingers from soaking in the bath is an evolutionary advantage, for it helps us get a better grip on objects under water.
Over two thirds of 2,549km of networks require replacement in Almaty.
Global warming will have dire consequences for the Middle East and North Africa, with even hotter and drier conditions devastating everything from agriculture to tourism.
Australia approved an "historic" plan Thursday to save an ailing river system vital to the nation's food bowl by returning the equivalent of five Sydney Harbour's worth of water to the network each year.
The ex-Soviet states of Central Asia are engaged in an increasingly bitter standoff over water resources, adding another element of instability to the volatile region neighbouring Afghanistan.
Radioactive emissions 50 times higher than normal have been detected in waters close to a nickel and zinc mine in central Finland.
Regional risks of degradation and destruction of uranium tailing dumps are high and many of the dumps in Kyrgyzstan are located very close to water resources.
Leaders of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan are pleased with the results of the official visit and have once again reiterated their positions on the hydrotechnical facilities being constructed in the upstream of Syrdarya: press-service.
"I wish I could live at the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp because there is water there," a Jordanian man says, frustrated that he has not had any tap water of his own in months.
NASA's Mars rover has discovered gravel once carried by the waters of an ancient stream that "ran vigorously" through the area.
The talks covered establishment of a mechanism of joint use of water-energy resources in Central Asian region: Nazarbayev.
A rapidly worsening water shortage threatens to destabilize the planet and should be a top priority for the UN Security Council and world leaders.
The US space agency NASA's Mars rover Curiosity will make a wide detour to explore a geographical hot spot on Mars because "it looks cool".
A university study that claimed fracking for gas deep beneath the Earth's surface did not cause water contamination was led by a US professor with financial ties to the gas industry.
The main avenue of Aktobe city has been flooded since early morning.
German-made mineral water with high content of mercury was discovered in one of the supermarkets of Aktau.
Vice-PM Kairat Kelimbetov talked about the objectives of Kazakhstan Agency for Natural Monopolies Regulation at the Agency’s extended meeting.
Kazakh water polo players won the license for the Olympics Games in London.
Elite residential buildings and palaces of Astana were left without water because of a pipeline damage.
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