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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.
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The Stream, March 27: Water and Oil in the Amazon

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South America A new billboard in Peru is creating fresh water…
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The Stream, December 7: A New Route for Keystone XL?

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A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Japan near the…
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The Stream, September 12: French Utility Experiments With Income-based Water Rates

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French utility Suez Environnement will charge residents in Dunkirk,…
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The Stream, March 12: Japan's Tsunami Disaster - One Year On

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A year after the devastating tsunami in Japan, communities in…
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The Stream, November 14: What Now for the Keystone XL Pipeline?

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The U.S. State Department’s decision to postpone its verdict…
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The Stream, November 8: Cleaning the Yellowstone River Oil Spill

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When Texans head to the ballot box today, they will be asked…
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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.
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The Stream, March 28: Nukes, Drought, Asian Carp

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As radiation in the water at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power…
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After Earthquake, Millions in Japan Without Water—Extent of Damage to Water Infrastructure Unknown

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Myriad obstacles, from roads to snow to a nuclear crisis, hamstring rescue and recovery missions.
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The Stream, March 14: Water and Food

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts that the 2010-11…
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The Stream, March 11: Japan Earthquake

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An earthquake of 8.9. magnitude has hit Japan, triggering devastating…