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The Stream, August 15: Difficulty of Cleaning Urban Waterways

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The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is starting…

The Stream, August 13: Expected Crop Yields Plummet While Prices Climb

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Food prices This summer's drought in the United States will…

The Stream, August 6: U.S. Drought Expands to 64 Percent

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Drought Drought has reached 64 percent of the area of the 48…

The Stream, July 23: Looking Ahead As U.S. Drought Persists

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The U.S. drought could last through October, prolonged by potential…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

Droughts Hit World's Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

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Droughts have struck food-producing regions in the United States,…

The Stream, August 29: State Department Report Backs Tar Sands Pipeline

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The proposed Keystone XL Pipeline Project, designed to carry…
Ocean Currents: Harness installation on primary structure

NASA Mission Measures How Ocean Salinity Affects Climate and Water Cycle

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Launching in June, the Aquarius satellite mission will improve scientific understanding of the global water cycle.

Deadly La Niña Goes Global—Part I: For Western Hemisphere, Record Rains in Latin America

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Hundreds have died in Colombian floods, as cooler sea temperatures affect regions around the Pacific; climate change seen as a possible cause.

Cholera in Haiti -- The Climate Connection

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Researchers explain the correlation between environmental interactions and human health, as reported infections climb to 10,000 cases.

Drought in Philippines Forces Blackouts

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Low reservoir levels have caused several hydroelectric plants to shut down or cut operations in the Southeast Asian country.

Melting Glaciers, Drought Jeopardize Bolivian Capital's Water

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Planned migrations to water-rich areas are being considered as an emergency option as La Paz's water supply hangs in the balance.

Venezuela to Ration Water Because of Low El Nino Rainfall

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez urged citizens to cutback on showering time as the country’s electric and water supply problems mount.