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The Stream, February 16: Asia's Greenest Cities

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Singapore is the green champion among Asia's cities, according…

The Stream, February 10: Hydropower Push

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a draft plan…

Brazil Approves Construction of Controversial Dam in the Amazon

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Brazil’s government issued an environmental license for the Belo Monte dam on an Amazon tributary.

Water Demand-Supply Gap Rising At Alarming Rate, Report Shows

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Global water demand will grow at an accelerated rate -- from 4,500 billion meters cubed to 6,900 billion cubed -- by 2030 increasing the water gap.

Water Scarcity, Food Security Concerns Prompt Global Land Grab

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Area nearly the size of France purchased, leased for food production around the world. Africa, South America, parts of Europe targeted by cash-rich, food-poor nations

New Amazon Deforestation Plan Grows Money on Trees

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Brazil has a new plan to reduce deforestation by 70 percent over…

Destroying wetlands could set off "carbon bomb"

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Often eyed for their development potential, wetlands contain…