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Groundwater Pumping Sinks Beijing Region at Increasing Rate

Satellite data reveal the depths of the megacity’s thirst. By…

Infographic: Global Reservoir Storage Capacity

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The rate of storage expansion has slowed since the mid-20th century Hoover…

Shenzhen’s New Path to Sustainability Is Crowded With Obstacles

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A new and huge city focuses on getting cleaner. Photo…

China’s Early Pivot Away From Carbon

World’s largest coal consumer's big challenge to lower climate-changing…

Donghao Chung, Guangzhou's Daylighted Water Refuge

A new urban park constructed from a polluted sewer is a message…

In Oakland, Still A City With Thorns, A New Garden Emerges (Part I)

Quality of life and economy thrives with greater care for water,…

Pope Francis Visit, VW Fraud, China Cap and Trade, and John Boehner -- How They Coincide

Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider puts an eventful…

Slowly, With Earth Pushing Hard, A Confederacy Of Concern Develops

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Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider discusses how new energy-efficient, water-conserving, land-protecting operating principles are slowly becoming priorities around the world.

Groundwater Depletion Stresses Majority of World’s Largest Aquifers

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Scientists do not know how much groundwater is left.

Surviving the Nepal Earthquake

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Circle of Blue intern Crystal Edmunds recounts her first-hand experience of the Gorkha earthquake and raises questions about what it means for water.

Nepal Earthquake Damages Hydropower Dam

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Near the earthquake epicenter, workers were rescued from a dam that is currently under construction by a Chinese company.