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Unstable Slopes: Nepal Landslide Highlights Risk to Lives and Infrastructure in Himalayas

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Triggered by the April 25 earthquake, Kali Gandaki landslide reveals long-term challenges in the world’s highest mountain range.

Nepal Earthquake Damages At Least 14 Hydropower Dams

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Nation's power grid loses more than 30 percent of generating capacity.

The Stream, October 23: Businesses and Water

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The Carbon Disclosure Project of London, UK has released the…

Beijing Under Water

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Having recently returned from China, reporter Nadya Ivanova just missed flooding in the nation's capital that killed 37 people and closed airports.

The Stream, March 6: An Essay on Hunger

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Droughts and Floods Today's must-read: Paul Salopek's beautiful,…

Peter Gleick: Water Emergencies — Time for New Plans and Technology

The world faces a wide range of serious, complex, and long-term water challenges, from shortages to contamination to local and regional disputes over water to long-term climate changes. But there are other challenges that are short-term, emergency situations that could also be addressed by some new thinking and new technology.

The Stream, June 20: Higher Food Prices

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The world should brace itself for high food prices and volatility…

Hungary Calls Emergency after Toxic Spill

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Toxic leak in the Central European country threatens to reach a major international waterway.

Peter Gleick: Water for Haiti, Now

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Information on the disaster in Haiti is only slowly coming out, but it is clear that the magnitude and extent of the catastrophe is vast, in a land seemingly cursed by endless environmental destruction.

Interactive Map: Biggest Dry

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An interactive map of Circle of Blue's coverage of "The Biggest…

The Biggest Dry

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Australia's Epic Drought is Global Warning Circle of Blue Reports The…