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Recurring Dry Spells Fuel Water Worries in Tokyo

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The Japanese megacity now experiences a dry spell every decade or so.

One By One Big Hydropower Dams Disrupt Mekong River’s Free Flow

In unfolding global energy revolution, expensive and ecologically risky dams may not be right choice to generate more electricity.

Hanoi Sinks As It Grows

Unsustainable groundwater use is unsettling Vietnam’s capital.

Q&A: Elynn Walter on the Sustainable Development Goal for Drinking Water

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Elynn Walter is the sustainability director at WASH Advocates, a Washington, D.C.-based initiative that aims to increase awareness of the global water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenge and solutions, and to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources devoted to those solutions throughout the developing world. She talks with Circle of Blue about the Sustainable Development subgoal to achieve universal drinking water access.

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.

The Stream, March 20: Water Security Threats in Asia and the Pacific

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Asia and the Pacific Lack of access to safe water in Pacific…

David Breashears

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In 2007, from 5,600 meters atop the north side of Mount Everest,…

The Stream, September 28: Brazil's Agricultural Future Buoyed by Water

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Days of heavy rainfall have swollen rivers in the United Kingdom,…

The Stream, September 17: Reforms and Recommendations in Asia's Water Crisis

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Asian Water Crisis A dike breach in Bangkok, Thailand put pressure…

The Stream, September 7: Pesticides Exact Big Toll on Health and Environment

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Heavy downpours triggered floods and caused roofs to collapse…

The Stream, August 23: The Struggle for Safe Drinking Water

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This photo slideshow demonstrates the effects of coal extraction…

The Stream, August 10: Rain Collapses Section of China's Great Wall

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Rains and Floods Continue in Asia Days of heavy rain caused…