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Drought Pushes South Africa To Water, Energy, and Food Reckoning

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Cities run dry and harvests retreat in an already reeling nation. Photo…

California Water Board to Investigate Use of Oilfield Wastewater to Irrigate Crops

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Expert panel will assess safety of eating food grown with treated…

Ethiopia Hunger Reaches Emergency Levels

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Food crisis continues in midst of severe El Nino drought. Photo…

Commentary: Drought Influenced Syrian Civil War; So What, Says U.S. Congress

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U.S. Congress on an island of reflexive denial. Photo…

Hunger Spreads in Africa As El Nino Cuts Harvests

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Trifecta of drought, floods, and fighting could set the stage…

Landmark Klamath Basin Water Agreement Is on Verge of Collapse

Congress could allow year-end deadline for review and enactment…

Animation: Progression of Wildfires in the United States

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Wildfires rage in drought-stricken California and are becoming more prevalent across the country.

The Fall and Potential Rise of California’s San Joaquin Valley

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Groundwater pumping is reshaping California’s farm belt.

WaterSmart Pulls Water Savings from the Cloud

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Software company uses data to reboot the venerable water utility.

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.

After Dry Wells, Relief for Some California Families

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State and local aid is helping, but only for a few.