A Sinking Metropolis

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A day in the life of Jakarta—a city drowning in water insecurity.
Salween River, Ban Mae Sam Laep, Mae Hong Son, Thailand photo by Ken Marshall

Salween River Dams Intrude on Contested Land | PODCAST |

The great rivers of Southeast Asia -- the Mekong, Irrawaddy,…

Report: Water, Sanitation Integral to Ending World Hunger

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Droughts, floods, and a lack of clean water slow the elimination of food insecurity in developing nations.

Unstable Slopes: Nepal Landslide Highlights Risk to Lives and Infrastructure in Himalayas

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Triggered by the April 25 earthquake, Kali Gandaki landslide reveals long-term challenges in the world’s highest mountain range.

Nepal Earthquake Damages At Least 14 Hydropower Dams

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Nation's power grid loses more than 30 percent of generating capacity.

Nepal Earthquake Damages Hydropower Dam

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Near the earthquake epicenter, workers were rescued from a dam that is currently under construction by a Chinese company.

Big India Dam, Unfinished and Silent, Could Be Tomb For Giant Hydropower Projects

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Lower Subansiri River construction site was shut in 2011 and never restarted.

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.

Himalayas Strike Again: Deadly Landslide in Nepal

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Sun Koshi River is blocked, 156 people are dead, and 10 percent…

Uttarakhand Flood Disaster Made Worse By Existing Hydropower Projects, Expert Commission Says

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Report calls for new Himalayan development policy; stirs political battle in New Delhi.

Report: 25% of World's Agriculture Growing in Regions of High Water Stress

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A new study from the World Resources Institute shows the connection between crops and water scarcity.

Mongolia Copper Mine at Oyu Tolgoi Tests Water Supply and Young Democracy

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Mining boom in South Gobi influenced by local and global citizen activism