Sao Paulo’s Water Waiting Game Avoided Rationing But Produced Huge Risk of Severe Shortage

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Desire to protect the poor left Brazil’s driest city few options…

More Trees Mean Less Water for California's Mountain Rivers

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If global warming increases vegetation in high mountain zones,…
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Slideshow: Drought in the Southern U.S. Plains Today Recalls the 1930s Dust Bowl

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Strong winds and dry soils are a frightful combination. The…

Sao Paulo Faces Severe Water Shortage

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New conditions of supply and demand in the world’s ninth-largest city.

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…

National Climate Assessment: Climate Change Pushing U.S. Toward Water Extremes

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The Southwest is drying out, while the Northeast is becoming…

Cause of Lake Erie’s Harmful Algal Blooms Gains More Certainty

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New research finds that agricultural practices lead to biggest…

Study: Global Warming Will Harm Agriculture Sooner Than Previously Thought

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Increased heat and water scarcity will limit food production.…

Great Lakes Ice Cover Most Extensive in 20 Years

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Covering about 88 percent of the lakes on February 13, the ice…

Two NASA Satellite Missions Fill Gaps in Water Knowledge: 2014 Preview, Part II

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From soil to stratosphere, scientific understanding of the water cycle will take a giant leap in 2014.

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

U.S. Drought’s Shifting Epicenter – It’s New Mexico’s Turn

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Reservoirs are nearly empty, wells are being drilled deeper,…