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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.

‘Disastrous Year' for North Cascades Glaciers Heralds Global Decline

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Record heat in 2015 is melting glaciers at an eye-popping pace.

U.S. Clean Water Law Needs New Act for the 21st Century

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Seminal water law does not address nation's emerging water pollution challenges.

Infographic: Lake Titicaca Contends With Water Pollution and Climate Change

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Receding glaciers, growing cities, and expanding agriculture threaten the highest navigable lake in the world.

Zambia Electricity Shortage Highlights Africa's Hydropower Shortfalls

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Amid a changing social and environmental landscape, Sub-Saharan Africa turns to its rivers.

Along Lake Superior Shore: Climate Change, CAFOs, and Camaraderie

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Circle of Blue data reporter Kaye LaFond describes her experience as a fellow at the Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources’ Lake Superior Institute.

Infographic: Lake Superior Pressured by Climate Change and Invasive Species

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Warming water temperatures and destructive, non-native species threaten the world's largest lake.

Report: Lima Citizens Shoulder the Financial Burden of Water Insecurity

In Peru’s capital city, vulnerable communities pay a premium for water as poor infrastructure, population growth, and climate change pressure supplies.

Challenged By Drought, Fire, Earthquake, and Flood, California Departs On New Path

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In response to truculent planet, conserving water, limiting climate emissions, and achieving "net zero" energy use are top priorities.

World Water Day Ingredients Need Big Dash of Urgency

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Senior editor Keith Schneider wonders if maybe a spokesperson and Xbox games are needed.

Infographic: Too Warm to Snow in California, Oregon, and Washington

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Snowpack in February 2015 was pitifully low in the Cascades and…

Study: Decades-long ‘Megadroughts’ in U.S. Southwest and Central Plains More Likely Due to Climate Change

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Droughts that are extreme by today’s standards will be normal by the end of the century, according to NASA research.