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Chandigarh, India

After a year of deep droughts, worsening pollution, rising sea levels, and floods, water was finally recognized as perilous to nations and the international economy.

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Safe drinking water tops list of concerns.

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Twin oil pipelines running below the Straits of Mackinac are unnecessary—and unnecessarily risky—a new study says.

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New civil rights movement emerges around septic system pollution

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Report urges new regulations, research, and technology to respond to spills of diluted bitumen.

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Legislation does not authorize or fund dam removal

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Momentum for a deal is strong.

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More research and funding is needed to help understand the severity

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Ferry Bluff, Wisconsin State Natural Area #217, Sauk County
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Governments in the nation’s most water-rich region are responding to public pressure over high-profile water pollution concerns, but have left fundamental policy changes largely untouched.

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Fate of an expensive Southwest water supply project is at stake

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Plan will endorse conservation, storage, and agricultural transfers as strategies to address projected water shortfall

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Congress could allow year-end deadline for review and enactment to expire.

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Big Investment Updates Great Lakes Shipping

New technology and ships make maritime commerce more efficient, adaptable, and environmentally friendly.

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Ecosystems Are Dying as Long Island Contends With a Nitrogen Bomb

Septic systems and nitrogen pollution are killing the island’s marine heritage

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El Nino Droughts Take Toll in Africa Asia and the Pacific

Millions of people from Australia to Ethiopia are facing water shortages, failed harvests, and food insecurity.

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Simulations using 20th-century climate data compare Lake Ontario water levels under Plan 2014 and the current regulation plan.

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Plan 2014, a proposal to alter lake levels and restore wetlands, places ecosystems at the heart of decisions.

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A prescribed burn near Butler Creek in California's western Klamath Mountains clears 5.6 hectares (14 acres) of underbrush to serve as a firebreak when the next big wildfire races through the area.

Prescribed burns tested in Klamath Mountains.

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With city and state carbon reduction limits in place, Oakland set out to meet them. The city audited its buildings, analyzed its fleet of vehicles, and reviewed its solid waste infrastructure with the clear goal of being more efficient.

Quality of life and economy thrives with greater care for water, energy, air, and waste.

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(November 9, 2013. Newman, California)   Bureau of Reclamation Fisheries Biologist Zak Sutphin checks a fish trap set in the San Joaquin River near the town of Newman in California's Central Valley.  The trap, also known as a "Fyke Net," is used to catch salmon so they can be transported upstream by truck, bypassing obstacles, on their way to their historic spawning grounds near Fresno in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

Photograph by Matt Black.

Out of social confrontation over water and fish in California comes a fish story worth telling.

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