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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, November 1: Population Growth

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As the global population hit 7 billion yesterday -- theoretically…

The Stream, October 28: Environmental Security in Latin America

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Environmental security is becoming a top priority in international…
Food Floods Flooding 2011 Thailand Cambodia Vietnam Philippines Laos Rice Maize Corn Crop

UN Report: Floods Threaten Southeast Asia Food Crisis, Disrupt Thai Car Industry

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With hundreds of deaths, thousands of damaged hectares, and millions of refugees, this year's fall flooding has equated to a devastating wet season.

The Stream, October 25: Flood Crisis in Southeast Asia

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Climate change manifests itself most visibly through water. But…

The Stream, October 17: America and the Climate Change Question

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Why is the United States agnostic about climate change while…

Drought in the Mekong Basin Hampers Southeast Asia Economy

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One of the worst droughts in Southeast Asia in decades has lowered water levels in the Mekong River, cutting people off from the source of their livelihood and hampering the regional economy

Delegates Seek More Definition, Much More, in Barcelona Climate Talks

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Circle of Blue's senior editor, Keith Schneider, lays the backdrop for the climate negotiations, highlighting the United States' shortfalls.

Keith Schneider: Advocates Try To Plug the Drain of Water From Climate Negotiations

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Circle of Blue's Keith Schneider examines the Bangkok and Barcelona conferences to understand why water's been pulled from climate negotiations. Schneider also talks with an advocate who's determined to put water back on the table.

China farms, not revellers, suffer drought

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CHIANG MAI - As the Bhumibol dam plans to release more water…