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Infographic: Plan to Change Lake Ontario Water Level Regulations Considered by Canada, U.S.

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Simulations using 20th-century climate data compare Lake Ontario…

Panama's Water-Rich Eden Confronts Snake's Temptation

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Can the richest Central American nation build a commercial eco-paradise?

Isabella Bovolo

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Guyana means “land of many waters” in a native Amerindian…

The Stream, December 19: Climate Change and Everest at a Gigapixel

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Barge traffic on a stretch of the Rhine River has come to a halt…

The Stream, December 7: A New Route for Keystone XL?

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A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Japan near the…
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Florida Oyster Harvest Suffers As Drought Intensifies Water Battle with Georgia and Alabama

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The drought that set upon the United States this year has tightened a three-state tug-of-war over fresh water, affecting marine life and a valuable fishing economy downstream in the Deep South's Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, the most biodiverse river system in North America.
Arkansas River US Drought 2012

Study: Freshwater Food Webs Hit Hard by Drought

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A new report out of the United Kingdom's academic world concludes that droughts can cause sharp declines in the number of species in a stream. Additionally, there is the potential for partial collapse of aquatic food webs.

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…

Reporting From Apalachicola, Florida: A Thousand Straws Stress River Basin

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Reporter Codi Yeager visits the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, where a severe drought is putting pressure on vital freshwater supplies for farms, cities, industries, and ecosystems in three Southeast states.

The Stream, May 16: How Satisfactory Is World Water Quality?

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A new poll from Gallup asked people in 140 countries how satisfied…

The Stream, March 9: Great Lakes Lose Ice

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Ice coverage on the Great Lakes decreased 71 percent between…

The Stream, October 19: Drought Unleashes Red Tide in Texas Gulf

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The largest red tide algae bloom since 2000 is gripping the Texas…