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Deforestation May Lead to Kilimanjaro Glacial Melt, Study

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New study finds link between disappearing trees and receding ice atop Africa's tallest mountains.

Glacier Water Threatens to Flood French Alps Valley

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French officials have begun pumping millions of gallons of water as part of a multi-million dollar emergency operation.

More Houses Submerged as Water Levels Rise in Pakistan's Attabad Lake

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Officials have begun blasting boulders to expand the spillway of glacial melt.

Q&A: Chris Groves - Exploring Underground Water Systems in Mammoth Cave

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Renowned cave explorer Dr. Chris Groves goes deep into Mammoth Cave to see how torrential rainfall above affects underground rivers and ancient passages.

Army Corps Defends Dam Operations in Tennessee

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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., has called for a hearing on flood releases from a dam upstream from Nashville, while the city attempts to clean up.

Landslide Lake Puts Pakistani Villages at Risk of Flooding

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Thousands of Pakistani villagers are at risk if a landslide-formed lake breaches its rock dam.

Freshwater Delivery in the Wake of Natural Disasters

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A sample of water technologies invented to store, ship and provide one of the most critical resources for crisis recovery.

Melting Glaciers Cause Potential Flooding Problems

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Emerald lakes are beautiful, but rapidly melting glaciers can cause them to inundate villages downstream.

Visioning Flowing Waters, From Laos to Cambodia

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Mouth to Source brings remote locations along the Mekong River to life

Deadly Water Surge Severs South - North Korea Ties

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A river surge threatens to pour cold water over the already tense relations between North and South Korea.

Taiwanese Village Blames Water Project for Typhoon Disaster

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A water project in Taiwan is causing widespread discontent in a local community affected by this month's Typhoon Morakot.

Russia Plans Water Infrastructure Overhaul

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Russia vows for mass checks and upgrades of its creaking water infrastructure.