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Air Pollution: Eastern China Becomes A Smoker's Lounge

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Did you miss Circle of Blue's reporting on how cleaning up the power sector – namely coal – and reducing energy demand would clear the air and provide water benefits? Not to worry; Brett Walton gives an update on the current smog situation and how a recent report may provide solutions.

TIM: This Is Mongolia

Paved roads are still a rarity in this country, which is larger than Alaska and where 1.2 million people – 40 percent of the resident population – earn their keep herding livestock.

A Tank of Warm Water Brews a New Development Tea in Mongolia’s South Gobi Desert

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Circle of Blue senior editor Keith Schneider wraps up his recent trip to Mongolia.

China Takes a Keen Interest in Water-Energy Connections

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Circle of Blue's Keith Schneider reports from Beijing on discussions…
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Contest Between Water and Energy Becoming Big Story

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Back from China, Circle of Blue's senior editor notices a trend creeping from our headlines to those of other news organizations around the world.

Lessons in Rice, Water, and Farming

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Circle of Blue's senior editor reports from the field, literally, as he ends his second week in the rice paddies of rural China.

Production, Water Savings, and a Heroic History on China’s State-owned Farms

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Circle of Blue's senior editor starts his second of three weeks reporting in the field from China, where new infrastructure over the next five years will give a big boost to farming in a northeastern province.

In China, Every Square Meter Counts

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Circle of Blue's senior editor wraps up his first of three weeks reporting in the field from China, finding a wealth of promise in fields of golden wheat.

Blues Festival and Blue Skies in Beijing

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Circle of Blue's senior editor will be filing reports from China for the next three weeks. See what he has to say about Beijing's Blues Festival and a beautiful blue-sky day.

Behind The Scenes: Ball State University's Collaboration with Circle of Blue

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For her senior thesis project, Season Schafer, a student in Ball…