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The Stream, July 15: Central Asia's Climate-Water-Energy-Food Nexus

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Peabody Energy Corp. will pursue a giant coal-mine project in…

The Stream, June 17: California Drought Report

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A new Pacific Institute report on California's 2007-2009 drought…

The Stream, May 27: The Global Food Market

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The dire drought in central and southern China may hit the grain…

The Stream, March 15: Nuclear Power

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Germany has set a three-month moratorium on plans to extend the…

The Stream, February 23: The Strategic Power of Water

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Some 50 million environmental refugees will flood the global…

Kyrgyzstan Launches Controversial Hydropower Plant

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The country's energy ambitions could intensify water competition in Central Asia.

Natural Gas Found in Aral Sea’s Dry Bed

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Test wells produce the first significant volumes of gas, confirming speculation about gas reserves in the region.

International Cooperation Needed to Save Aral Sea, UN Secretary-General

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits During a visit to five former Soviet republics, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon encouraged Central Asian leaders to work together to keep the Aral Sea from disappearing.

NASA Satellite Photos Capture a Decade of Land and Water Changes

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As part of its 10-year anniversary, NASA’s Earth Observatory has compiled a gallery of images showing annual changes in the Earth’s land, water and atmosphere in places such as Central Asia, Australia, Iraq and the Amazon.

Water Becomes a Pawn In Central Asian Energy Dispute

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Uzbekistan exits the regional energy grid and Tajikistan vows to complete world's tallest dam.

Turkmenistan Vows to Water its Desert, Write New Tale of Glory

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desertwstroke Turkmen leaders are determined to revive life in the country's barren sands with a grandiose water project.

The Forgotten South Caucasus: Where Oil and Water Mix

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A “New Great Game” of Geopolitical Control Surfaces in Russia’s Old Backyard