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The Stream, February 21: Toxic Waste

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How is water affected by illegal waste exports from the United…

Choke Point: China - Confronting Water Scarcity and Energy Demand in the World’s Largest Country

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An escalating confrontation over resources; a confrontation with global implications.
Going the Distance for Water

Infographic: Going the Distance, From Ashgabat to Whyalla—10 Cities Pumping Water From Afar

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In many cities, water travels far to reach the tap. Residents of the planet's driest places rely on extensive waterways to deliver their supply. Click through the interactive infographic below to learn more about 10 cities that pipe water in from distant aquifers, plus additional plans to expand waterway networks even further.

More People, More Problems -- Water Challenges with Chinese Urbanization

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Recent reports reveal the nation's freshwater challenges and their possible solutions.

China’s Climate Emissions Are Global Issue, But Water Scarcity Is Greater Domestic Priority

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China hosts its first U.N. climate conference as the country works to wed its financial and environmental ambitions.

Desert’s Stronger Grip Shakes Inner Mongolia

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Circle of Blue revisits seas of dying grass and blowing sand in northern China.

Hidden Waters, Dragons in the Deep: The Freshwater Crisis in China's Karst Regions

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Yunnan Province is a microcosm of China's freshwater challenges.

Beijing Sets Water Example for Future Olympics, Report Says

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beijing_01 China’s water policy for the Beijing Olympics was given a thumbs-up by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in a report released earlier this year.

Chinese Court Issues Verdicts Over Water Pollution

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kunming Water polluters are on the docket of Chinese courts this week.

Beijing to Conserve Water Through Pricing

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beijing Pressed for water resources, China’s capital is looking for alternative ways to aid its water supply.

China considers engineering rain for Olympic parade

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BEIJING - With the Olympics almost underway, Chinese officials…

Three Gorges exodus complete

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BEIJING - After four years of migration, over 4 million people…