Pope Francis Visit, VW Fraud, China Cap and Trade, and John Boehner -- How They Coincide

Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider puts an eventful…

Q&A: Giulio Boccaletti on the Sustainable Development Goal for Restoring Water Ecosystems

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Giulio Boccaletti is the global managing director for water at…

Water Talk: Expert Q&As on the UN Sustainable Development Goals for Water

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For the first time, international leaders meeting in New York City this weekend will consider a dedicated goal for water.

Q&A: Mark Giordano on the Sustainable Development Goal for Integrated Water Resources Management

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Mark Giordano is the director of the Program in Science, Technology and International Affairs at Georgetown University. He researches natural resources management and has written extensively about water management in developing countries. He talks with Circle of Blue about the Sustainable Development subgoal to implement integrated water resources management.

Infographic: Lake Urmia Drained By Water Diversions

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The largest lake in Iran is shrinking rapidly, threatening tourism and health.

Middle East Conflicts Jeopardize Water for Millions

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Water is both a weapon and a casualty of violence in Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, and Yemen.

Biggest Lakes in the World Under Pressure From Human and Environmental Threats

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Across continents and hemispheres, a growing list of human and environmental pressures threaten the world’s largest lakes, inhibiting their ability to supply water, drive economic activity, preserve biodiversity, and sustain communities.

Israel and Jordan Agree to Share Water, But Fall Short of Saving Dead Sea

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The $US 900 million deal on scaled-back scheme neglects Palestine. Photo…

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.

Report: Syria’s Food Security Worsens Due to Drought and Conflict

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Food prices set to climb as production of wheat and other staple…

Super Dam: Egyptian Concern for Nile Water Security Spurs Cooperation Over Ethiopia's New Dam

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The dust of Egypt's leadership transition has barely begun to settle, and already the new government is working to forestall any loss in supply or access to the Nile’s waters. Meanwhile, Ethiopia continues upstream with one of the largest hydropower projects in the world.
infographic: Wealth of the Nile

Infographic: Wealth of the Nile — Basin's Countries, Dams, and GDP per capita

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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.