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Search Results for ‘drought’
The Global Rundown Below-normal monsoon rains this summer left India in a drought for the second year in a row. Zambia’s former vice president blamed poor water management for the country’s hydropower troubles. A new report from an international medical organization detailed the high costs of chemicals in the environment. Forecasters warned that heavy rains […]
The Global Rundown Dry conditions in Australia’s Murray-Darling River Basin are testing the region’s water rights system, which is meant to keep enough water in the river to support a healthy environment. Meanwhile, water quality near the Great Barrier Reef remains poor. In Canada, scientists warned that Alberta tar sands operations may not be able […]
Strategies must bridge political jurisdictions and reflect local water conditions.
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The Global Rundown A drought in Haiti is threatening nearly a third of the country’s population with food insecurity. In response to the California drought, Los Angeles cut its water use by 21 percent last month. Millions of people are losing their water due to conflict in Syria. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency underestimated the […]
New infrastructure, laws, and practices help the state respond to hydrologic extremes, but more are needed.
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The Global Rundown Frackers in Texas are turning to treated sewage as a way to supply water for their operations. A study has officially linked the California drought to climate change. The Navajo Nation has received water of questionable quality from the EPA. “I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. I couldn’t believe the EPA’s […]
Natural resources agencies have the authority to change practices on their own, conservation groups argue.
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Climate change models have long predicted a drying West. In California, the future has arrived.
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The Global Rundown The drought in Puerto Rico is so severe that the territory is cutting school days in some areas and asking the U.S. Department of Defense for relief. President Obama signed the Drinking Water Protection Act, which seeks to safeguard human health from algal toxins in places like the Great Lakes. The U.S. […]
Circle of Blue reporter Brett Walton says that drought is forcing the public to confront important questions about the value of water.
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