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Vietnam’s Tourism and Fishing Industries Drown in Waste

Plastic pollution, largely from Asia, chokes the world’s oceans. Jennifer…

Asian Carp Would Significantly Alter – But Not Destroy – Lake Erie Fisheries

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A new study offers a clear-eyed warning about the ramifications…

Nicaragua Canal Environmental Assessment Criticized As Scientifically Weak, Technically Inadequate

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Expert panel finds “scientifically indefensible” conclusions in 14-volume study.

EPA’s Proposed Veto of Alaska’s Pebble Mine in Line with Past Uses of Clean Water Act

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Legal experts say process should provide certainty, not worry,…

Great Lakes Ice Cover Most Extensive in 20 Years

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Covering about 88 percent of the lakes on February 13, the ice…

The Stream, March 28: Protected U.S. Fish Species Showing Signs of Recovery

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Of the fish species closely monitored by NOAA for dangerous depletion,…

Colombia vs. Nicaragua: Dispute Over Borders and Resources in the Caribbean

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Photo © NASAQuitasueño Bank, San Adrés Archipelago, Caribbean…

The Stream, October 1: Tensions Flare Over U.S. Urban Water Availability

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In Kansas, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers drained billions…

The Stream, February 22: Africa's Food Security

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Water Quality Environmental degradation, including waste water…

Advance of the Invader: Asian Carp Continue March to Northern Waters

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Live carp have been found in North Dakota and past the electric barriers in Chicago. As the carp push forward, Michigan and other Great Lakes states are once again asking the U.S. Supreme Court to speed up action to stop the advance of the invader.

The Stream, November 11: Keystone XL Decision Proposed

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The Obama administration decided Thursday to study an alternate…

California Water Board Changes Power Plant Regulations to Protect Aquatic Life

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Power plants will be required to change their cooling systems to reduce the amount of water they withdraw from oceans and estuaries as a result.