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Click through the interactive Qlikview infographic to see how California’s water levels have changed over the last two decades.

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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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infographic: Wealth of the Nile

Controversy over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which will become the largest dam in Africa when it is completed in 2017, stems from a long history of disputes along the Nile River’s 10 countries.

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The Rapid Destruction of the Mesopotamian Marshlands

Saddam Hussein’s legacy includes draining Iraq’s Mesopotamian Marshland, an integral part of the Tigris-Euphrates River Basin and once the third-largest wetland in the world. Now, the Biblical Garden of Eden is the site of the war-weary nation’s first and only national park.

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India water food energy choke point infographic graphic data coal groundwater scarcity bureaucracy

India’s resource problems are not those of scarcity, but rather of inefficient use and bureaucratic policies.

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australia-water-trading

Learn more about the history of trading water in Australia’s three markets in this infographic.

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China Water Resources

Click through the interactive infographic to see how China, the world’s largest nation and second-largest economy, faces multiple challenges for sustaining its water supply.

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China Energy Production

Click through the interactive infographic to see how China, the world’s largest nation and second-largest economy, races to meet rising demand for energy.

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China's Major Grains Map

Click through the interactive infographic to see how China, the world’s largest nation and second-largest economy, has shifted its bread baskets to the north.

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Infographic: Apalachicola Oysters

How do freshwater flows — or lack thereof — affect the marine life downstream?

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georgia-water-timeline

It is not clear whether any of the new policy, planning, and supply initiatives are making a difference.

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Great Lakes Climate Change Infographic

How will predicted changes to water levels and water temperatures affect the future of this region that is home to 8 million people?

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cornrotator (1)

Much goes into producing a corn crop and much comes out.

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The NRDC report contains statistics and predictions about renewable energy use in G20 countries.

The NRDC predicts that the G20 will produce less than 4 percent from renewables by 2015 and 6 percent by 2020, up from only 2.6 percent currently and 0.86 percent in 2002.

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manila-water-privatization-infographic

Breaking down the history of water privatization in the Philipine capital of Manila, this infographic explores the city’s varied success with privatization using a timeline and a map.

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Map: 2012 Water Prices in 30 Major U.S. Cities

The price that Americans pay for water is rising faster than the cost of any other utility service in the United States — be it gas, electricity, or telephone charges.

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water-pricing-survey-u-s

The price of water can be influenced by the supply sources and systems, in addition to the number of users who are sharing these water resources and the burden to pay for the supply system’s maintenance.

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NadyaAustralia590px

Agriculture is the largest water user in Australia. Where do other sectors like mining, manufacturing, and household use fall?

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iran_water_transfer

The country already has major water transfer projects moving 2,110 million cubic meters (557 billion gallons). Just two weeks ago, Iran began construction on a new $US 1.5 billion project that will transfer more water from the Caspian Sea.

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Once A Cleanup Leader, Michigan Struggles With Leaking Fuel

The state’s water is at risk from 9,100 leaking underground storage tanks, second most in the United States.

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