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The Yellow River Basin is the center of a contest over water, energy, and agriculture.

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China is bracing for what might be the worst summer power crunch in recent years, according to Reuters. Electricity supplies to industrial users will be curbed in the summer, as power deficits are expected to reach 30 gigawatts even if coal supplies are steady, water levels are normal and there are no persisting high temperatures. […]

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Though a recent study points to Europe’s abundant shale gas reserves, the government of France is increasingly likely to ban shale gas exploration in the wake of growing domestic opposition to the technique, the Financial Times reports. The Danube River, one of Europe’s major waterways, has dropped to a 100-year low in Austria, forcing shippers […]

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Concerns over land grabs and food security are prompting Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay to consider changing their land laws to put breaks on foreign ownership of their arable land, The Christian Science Monitor reports. How will this affect big land-buyers such as China and Saudi Arabia? The water levels at China’s Three Gorges Dam, the […]

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Tar sands development in northern Alberta, Canada, causes water pollution, increases greenhouse gas emissions and damages forests, according to a team of independent scientists commissioned to study the impacts of oil operations in the region. The northern Alberta oil sands are the largest source of oil outside the Middle East but are believed by many […]

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Recent reports reveal the nation’s freshwater challenges and their possible solutions.

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Chemical pollution is the latest calamity as heavy rains continue to blanket the country with floods.

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Water pollution and river bank instability pose more serious problems than expected on the reservoir banks.

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Yunnan Province is a microcosm of China’s freshwater challenges.

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Nearly 1.5 million people in the Hunan and Guangdong provinces have reported drinking water shortages.

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Pressed for water resources, China’s capital is looking for alternative ways to aid its water supply.

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BEIJING – After four years of migration, over 4 million people have been evacuated from their homes to make way for the waters of China’s gargantuan hydroelectric project.

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TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan – In time for the Beijing Olympics, Up the Yangtze documents a journey into the heart of the Chinese Dream. With her family on the verge of becoming environmental refugees, Yu Shui departs to work for the opportunistic tourism company, Farewell Cruises, on the quickly changing Yangtze River.

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A pollution spill on a branch of the Yangtze River has affected water supply for 200,000 people in central China’s Hubei Province, according to local authorities.The serious pollution on the Hanjiang River has affected residents along its three tributaries, namely the Xinglong, Tianguan and Dongjing rivers, local environmental and water company sources said. Read more […]

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