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AcresofCrops

Click through the interactive spreadsheets to see how phosphorous loading in the Great Lakes region has changed in the last decade and how these trends relate to changes in cropping patterns since the 1950s and land use patterns since the 1980s.

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When layered, maps of annual precipitation in Texas and Kansas show the stark moisture division in the United States between the wet East and the dry West running through the Great Plains.

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ogallala-map-three

Click through the interactive Google Fusion Tables infographic to see how planting trends have been affected by time, as well as how irrigated acreage has changed over the last two decades.

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ogallala-map-two

Click through the interactive Google Fusion Tables infographic to see how water use has changed over the last two decades, as well as how these trends relate to fluctuation of groundwater tables within the Ogallala Aquifer since the 1940s.

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video-tutorial

Watch this tutorial to learn how to use Circle of Blue’s Google Fusion Tables maps that show changes in California’s water use over the last two decades and how these trends relate to population demographics and water contamination from arsenic.

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arsenic-map

Click through the interactive Google Fusion Tables infographic to see how water pollution in California’s Central Valley has changed in the last decade and how these trends relate to population demographics.

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banner-water-use

Click through the interactive Google Fusion Tables infographic to see how California’s water use has changed over the last two decades and how these trends relate to population demographics and water contamination.

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california-drought-monitor

When layered, weekly images of the U.S. Drought Monitor for California show how much worse this drought is than any in the past decade.

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An unstoppable force of American folk culture, Pete performed here at 87 years old. Croton Point, NY, June 2006

An unstoppable force of American folk culture, Pete performed at Croton Point, New York, at 87 years old in June 2006. <

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Top 50 Water Blogs 2013 Circle of Blue

Did you see that Circle of Blue was ranked #1 in the “content excellence” category on the list of Top 50 Water Blogs of 2013?

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SarahHowieLydiaBelanger

Think you have what it takes to be a Circle of Blue intern?

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Future of journalism

Circle of Blue’s newsdesk editor Aubrey Ann Parker wants to hear from you, the audience.

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4th2

Water at work, water at home, water at play — hot summer days and small-town parades are the perfect reminder of why I love my job.

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africa groundwater

Ever wonder what we’re working on behind the scenes here at Circle of Blue?

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Hundreds have died in Colombian floods, as cooler sea temperatures affect regions around the Pacific; climate change seen as a possible cause.

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land-and-sea-infographic

Researchers explain the correlation between environmental interactions and human health, as reported infections climb to 10,000 cases.

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People from Ecuador to Louisiana Forge Alliances Against Global Oil Spills

Indigenous leaders from Amazon rainforests to Bayou swamplands.

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A documentary filmmaker lands his own day in court against the oil giant.

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Big spills and bigger damage to people and water resources around the globe.

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India strives to redirect water, currently used for Pakistani agriculture, on the Kishanganga River for 330 megawatts.

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