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Bottomless Precedent: BP Gulf Gusher Endemic to Global Oil Problem

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Big spills and bigger damage to people and water resources around the globe.

Brazil Approves Construction of Controversial Dam in the Amazon

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Brazil’s government issued an environmental license for the Belo Monte dam on an Amazon tributary.

NASA Satellite Photos Capture a Decade of Land and Water Changes

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As part of its 10-year anniversary, NASA’s Earth Observatory has compiled a gallery of images showing annual changes in the Earth’s land, water and atmosphere in places such as Central Asia, Australia, Iraq and the Amazon.

World's Largest Rivers Are Losing Water, New Study Says

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One-third of the 925 rivers analyzed from 1948 to 2004 have showed “significant changes” in water levels.

Courting Disaster: Chevron Brought Before Law in Ecuador Wastewater Dispute

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More than 125,000 people have filed a class-action lawsuit in Ecuador.