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Western U.S. Water Utilities Take Financial Responsibility for Reducing Watershed Wildfire Risk

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When residents in Santa Fe, New Mexico pay their water bills,…

The Stream, September 14: Has Thailand Done Enough to Prepare For Floods?

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Floods A recent spate of flooding in Thailand has raised concerns…

The Stream, June 22: South Australia To Spend $2 Million On Campaign For Murray Water

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South Australia has allocated $2 million to support its bid to…

More People, More Problems -- Water Challenges with Chinese Urbanization

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Recent reports reveal the nation's freshwater challenges and their possible solutions.

$US9.3 Billion Spent to Protect Watersheds in 2008, Report Says

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A report by researchers at Ecosystem Marketplace is the first to catalogue the dollar value of payments to landowners for watershed protection.

Investment in Ecosystem Restoration Brings Water, Land Benefits, UNEP Report Says

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Protecting natural capital provides significant benefits at a fraction of the cost of restoring a degraded ecosystems.

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.

Analysis: World Water Day Promises Much, but We’ve Been Here Before

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Global leaders lay out steps to improved water quality at World Water Day, but much of the implementation is beyond their control.

The Economics of Water Quality Need Greater Emphasis, UN Experts Say

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Waste water treatment costs and ecosystem services are often not properly accounted for, say UN experts at World Water Day conference.

Everglades Restoration Program Pays Ranchers to Protect Water

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A program that pays ranchers to use pastures as water-retention ponds could provide one-sixth of the water needed to restore the Everglades for a fraction of the cost of current treatments, according to program proponents.