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The Stream, November 26: Final Murray-Darling Basin Water Plan Signed into Law

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Last week, the Australian government approved a plan to increase…

Peruvian Amazon Drops to 40-Year Low

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Prolonged drought has impaired economic activity in the Amazon dependent northeastern part of Peru.

Flooding Continues to Devastate Pakistan

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Misery in Pakistan mounts as flooding hinders relief efforts; threatens to spread waterborne diseases.

China's Oil Spill Threatens International Waters

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The world's largest energy consuming country is plagued by potential ecological damage.

Glacial Melt Could Cause Tidal Wave in Pakistan

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A tidal wave, reaching up to 60 meters high, is expected to race through the Hunza valley of the Himalayas.

First Inland Desalination Plant Opens in the UK

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Located in East London’s Beckton, the Thames Water desalination plant is slated to be used during times of drought. But some local politicians argue that the facility is a waste of energy.

Oil Spill in Gulf Could Wash Ashore by Friday, Officials

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The oil spill from an oil rig explosion could be leaking oil at five times the rate previously assumed.