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The details are lacking, as risk disclosures often have a narrow focus and significant data gaps.

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The mining companies behind the Conga and Pascua-Lama mines are working to gain support from communities who have been worried about water pollution and adequate supplies.

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Water supplies remain key to the global boom in gold mining, driven by high demand and near-record prices.

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Closing in on nearly two decades in court, this “David and Goliath” fight seems far from over. Plaintiffs contend that no amount of money can repair the damage to the environment and to the lives of the 30,000 who claim to have been affected, while the U.S. oil company has denounced the Ecuadorean court system […]

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Ned Breslin: Scratching the Surface — Retooling the WASH Model’s Indicators (Part III)

Sharing failures can be just as valuable as sharing successes. Yet, the development sector more often touts its successes as indicators to donors, who, in turn, are content to think short term and tend to not ask the tough questions.

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Pharmaceuticals in the Water Systems Infographic

An estimated 10 to 40 percent of prescription and over-the-counter medicines are not used, but how to properly dispose of these drugs depends on who you ask. Since there is no continuous national program, states — and even some cites — are instituting their own regulations, but not without complaints from the pharmaceutical industry.

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The Carbon Disclosure Project’s water risk survey is one of many reports and tools addressing corporate water management.

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Rising population growth and food demand coupled with climate change will test World Bank’s water resource strategy

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Residents face the environmental and health consequences of a Marathon refinery expansion.

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In contest with coal, water takes a beating.

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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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Details of the ten worst oil spills in history by volume, date, location, and company damages.

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

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John and Rosenda Mataka never gave a thought to their tap water until 1995, when the city of Modesto took over the town of Grayson’s water supply wells and informed everyone that they had been drinking nitrate-contaminated water for over a decade.

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Q&A: 'Crude' Director Joe Berlinger on Chevron Oil in the Ecuadorian Amazon

Featuring Live Earth, Vanity Fair cover, and a CNN Hero Award.

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Newly-released Water Disclosure Project questionnaire focuses on usage, operations and supply chains and management strategies in water-intensive companies.

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Barack Obama earlier this year.Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that developing countries will not compromise their financial growth for climate change, and that, instead, rich countries need to ensure access to clean technologies.

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 corruption has led to dire consequences as diverse as water shortages, exploitative work conditions and unsafe medicines.Corporate corruption has led to dire consequences as diverse as water shortages, exploitative work conditions and unsafe medicines, according to a just-released report by Transparency International (TI), a global non-profit aimed at exposing and preventing corruption.

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Circle of Blue reporter Aubrey Parker spoke with Ed Kashi. He is a photojournalist for National Geographic.

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A water project in Taiwan is causing widespread discontent in a local community affected by this month’s Typhoon Morakot.

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