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Alternative Adventure: Eco-explorer David De Rothschild to Travel the Pacific in Plastic Ship

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After traversing Antarctica in 2004 and spending more than 100 days crossing the Arctic in 2006, in mid-November British adventurer and ecologist David de Rothschild will hoist sail across the Pacific Ocean on a boat made of plastic, or what he calls “the dumbest” product on the planet.

Peter Gleick: Destroying our Libraries: A Water Story

Libary of Alexandria, Courtesy: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:DomitoriIn 49 BC, parts of the priceless Library of Alexandria burned, when Julius Caesar set a fire to the Egyptian fleet in the harbor and the fire spread.

Fresh Water Crisis Seen at Top of Clinton Global Initiative Priorities

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Barack Obama speaks at the Clinton Global InitiativeFollowing Clinton's opening remarks Tuesday, Damon and water.org co-founder and director Gary White stepped onto the main stage with their commitment to provide clean water to 50,000 people in Haiti over three years. It was the first of many moments when the fresh water crisis influenced the week's discussions.

EPA: Chemicals Found in Wyoming Drinking Water Might Be From Fracking

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By Abrahm Lustgarten ProPublica Federal environment officials…

Spaceborne Perspectives: Earth's Water From Above

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Spaceborne perspectivesDistancing the View to the World's Fresh Water to Get to Know It Better

WaterViews | Canada

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Water is regarded as a serious issue by Canadians, particularly water pollution and the lack of safe drinking water.

WaterViews | Mexico

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Water is an especially serious issue according to Mexicans, particularly the lack of safe drinking water.

WaterViews | United States

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Americans demonstrate concern for water issues, particularly for water pollution and the lack of safe drinking water.

Water Problems From Drilling Are More Frequent Than PA Officials Said

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By Abrahm Lustgarten ProPublica When methane began bubbling…

Budget Constraints, Anomalies Delay USGS Water Data Release

tap Budget and personnel issues have delayed the 2005 U.S. Geological Survey national water use data, leaving many in the water world anxiously awaiting its release.

Interstellar H20: Discovering the Origins of Water in the Universe

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The European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory Will Search for the Answers to Star Formation, Water Creation and More