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Water wells like these (I am pretty sure these are water wells??) , are a common site all around  Cuatro Cienegas and surrounding rural areas, symbolizing the rampant water extraction the area has experienced in recentl decades.

Proposed oil and gas development zones in Coahuila are among the driest in the Americas.

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In response to truculent planet, conserving water, limiting climate emissions, and achieving “net zero” energy use are top priorities.

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Expert panel finds “scientifically indefensible” conclusions in 14-volume study.

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This drought is different, people say — much different.

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Nation’s power grid loses more than 30 percent of generating capacity.

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Near the earthquake epicenter, workers were rescued from a dam that is currently under construction by a Chinese company.

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A vortex of attention swirls around industrial activity that does not consume much water.

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Water for swimming pools, golf courses, car washes at front lines of fresh scrutiny.

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Era of ample water supply and cheap prices is ending.

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Lower Subansiri River construction site was shut in 2011 and never restarted.

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Senior editor Keith Schneider wonders if maybe a spokesperson and Xbox games are needed.

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Savannah container terminal is a modern maritime showcase; Savannah River gets dirtier.

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One of Latin America’s greatest conservationists teaches the virtue of a natural landscape.

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Rising electrical demand presents an opening for clean power, and new risks from fossil fuels.

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The film explores one of the world’s most dangerous coal fields.

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A rising star in Central America has a rare opportunity: to develop in a way that respects its land, water, and people.

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Deeper channels and immense new locks are due to open in 2016.

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Prime Minister Modi and President Obama this week need to talk about 21st-century development.

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Coffee farms and the recreation economy flourish beneath Panama’s big volcano.

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Courts and Prime Minister Modi press for new operating system to stem pollution.

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