Water Buyback Limit Proposed for Australia’s Murray-Darling Basin

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Legislation would redirect the flow of money for water-saving projects.

Infographic: World Food Supplies Concentrated in Brazil, China, Europe, India, and United States

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The amount of food in storage around the world is on the rise, but stocks are still historically low.

Recycled Water Facility in Australia Offers Lessons for Global Drought Planning

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Recycling wastewater is cheaper than desalination and less environmentally damaging than river diversions.

World Stands By As Algae and Dead Zones Ruin Water

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Expensive research and cleanup efforts make little headway. Photo…

Australia Disbands National Water Commission

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The water advisory group is a casualty of sharp cuts to the Commonwealth’s…

‘Transformational’ Water Reforms, Though Wrenching, Helped Australia Endure Historic Drought, Experts Say

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California, in the third year of its worst drought ever, faces challenges similar to those of Australia. A panel of water policy experts and Circle of Blue journalists questioned whether the nation’s most populous state has the resolve to enact similar reforms.

Report: Australia’s Groundwater Is Worth Billions

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A new study finds that Australia’s groundwater contributes more to GDP than some industries.

Map: 30 Years of Trading Water in Australia

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

Australia's Water Markets Succeeding, Yet Severe Challenges Loom

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Limited water supplies and competing agricultural, environmental, industrial, and municipal interests challenge Australia’s water-trading system.

To Drought-proof City's Water Supply, Sydney Proposes a Second Set of Pipes

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Australia’s largest urban economy wants to build a parallel water system to deliver non-potable supplies.
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U.S., U.K, and China Lead Foreign Land Investments In Agriculture and Finance

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GRAIN’s online database is the foundation for much of what…

Photo Slideshow: Coal Mining and Wine Making in Australia

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An overview of Australia's Hunter Valley, traditionally known for its vineyards but more recently as a hydrocarbon center.