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A legendary freshwater research facility in western Ontario has a new operator.

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“Five hundred times higher than safe levels is not protective of public health,” said Avinash Kar, an attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council, in review of a proposal for a drinking water standard in California, Los Angeles Times reported. The carcinogen hexavalent chromium standard, which will be the first of its kind in the […]

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Based on a new report on the Yangtze River in China, researchers are suggesting a fishing ban along the entire river in order to preserve ecosystems currently being threatened by upstream activity, The Fish Site reported. The report was a collaboration between government agencies and NGOs that spanned five provincial-level regions, the first of its kind to […]

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Countries in East Africa are planning a $US 19.5 million data project to better manage water usage between farmers, All Africa reported. To be completed by 2015, the project will contain publicly-accessible information on water levels, temperatures, flows, quality and quantity across nine countries. Water Supply Communities facing drought in the Southwest have begun pressuring residents […]

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Less money means fewer staff positions and fewer research projects at the nation’s universities.

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The Middle East takes its water shortages with anything but a grain of salt. Saudia Arabia plans to spend more than $3 billion on its newest desalination project.

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Video: The Biggest Dry, Stories of Australia’s Waning Rivers & Worried Towns

A love song, a hymn of mourning: where has Australia’s beloved water gone?

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An interactive map of Circle of Blue’s coverage of “The Biggest Dry“.

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Australia’s Epic Drought is Global Warning Circle of Blue Reports The grievous consequences of drought and global warming are more visible and dangerous in Australia than in any other industrialized nation.

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An Industrialized Nation Reckons With A 12-Year Drought In The Murray-Darling Basin

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Will the sky ever listen again?

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Video: Aboriginal Elder Beryl Carmichael Sings the River's Lament

Using chants and stories, Aboriginal elder Beryl Carmichael shares with Circle of Blue the spiritual and visceral pain of a dry and dying Darling River.

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Video: Caring for Basins Beyond Reform with Australian Scientist John Williams

It’s time to stop playing around with reform, says renowned Australian water scientist John Williams.

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Video: Julian Cribb Predicts "Diabolical" Future for World's River Basins

Agricultural journalist Julian Cribb forecasts a perilous destiny for the world’s river basins and food baskets, a destiny he attributes to climate change and unchecked agricultural demand for water.

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From any eye and all angles, the Murray-Darling River Basin conjures a grand but vexing vista.

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At First Aghast, Victoria Grower Leads Campaign in Support of Water-Saving Construction

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Can a Century of Canal Digging, Channel Constructing, Man Made Plumbing Be Undone

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BARCELONA — The days of can-to-can communication are over. To celebrate, Samsung recently announced its newest eco-savvy cell phone.

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Morning fog rolls in over the island community of Serra Malagueta, Cape Verde, and with it comes welcomed relief: drinkable water.

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LOS ANGELES — Drop by vaporous drop, the amount of water farmers lose through evaporation can be significant. But a scientist and his students intend to measure this amount exactly, using a telescope-like laser

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