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Bulk Water Exports: Alaska City Wants to Sell the World a Drink

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Water shipped in large tankers designed for oil as a supply solution to the global freshwater crisis?

Public Opinion on Bulk Water Sales Ranges From ‘Makes Sense’ to ‘Hell No!’

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Bulk water sales have succeeded and been banned around the world.

Sitka’s Resource Piggy Bank is Water

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After a decade of unsuccessful attempts to sell bulk water, Sitka hopes to sell 50 million gallons by 2011.

More Bad News for Arctic Sea Ice

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More Bad News for Arctic Sea IceA recent expedition to the Beaufort Sea revealed that “multiyear” Arctic sea ice is in effect, nonexistent, Reuters reports. Multiyear ice has “stiffer” composition than first year ice, and makes navigation through Arctic regions extremely difficult, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

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.