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Sao Paulo’s Water Waiting Game Avoided Rationing But Produced Huge Risk of Severe Shortage

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Desire to protect the poor left Brazil’s driest city few options…

Report: Fewer Trees in the Amazon, Less Hydropower from Dams

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The study runs counter to conventional wisdom about deforestation’s effects on the water cycle.

Isabella Bovolo

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Guyana means “land of many waters” in a native Amerindian…

The Stream, December 11: World Resources at 'Critical Juncture'

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The United States National Intelligence Council has just issued…

The Stream, February 29: Water Struggles At Fukushima

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Asia Water is essential for keeping Japan's damaged Fukushima…

The Stream, October 19: Drought Unleashes Red Tide in Texas Gulf

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The largest red tide algae bloom since 2000 is gripping the Texas…

The Stream, October 14: Asian Carp Reach North Dakota

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Invasive Asian silver carp are in North Dakota for the first…

The Stream, October 6: Climate Change in Australia

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The weather extremes in Australia are a dress rehearsal for the…

International Target for Reducing Biodiversity Losses Not Met, UN Report Says

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Freshwater species and many aquatic habitats are threatened by pollution and climate change, among other factors.

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.

Climate Change Burden-Sharing Must Not Compromise Developing World's Growth, India's PM

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Barack Obama earlier this year.Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that developing countries will not compromise their financial growth for climate change, and that, instead, rich countries need to ensure access to clean technologies.

Kenya to Fence out Farmers From National Parks

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kenyadryriver Kenya is planning to put electric fences around its major national parks and to increase the number of armed guards to protect water resources from farmers