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Rains Bring Mumbai Long-awaited Reprieve from Drought

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mumbia_rain Mumbai’s weather goes from one extreme to another, as heavy monsoon rains follow a prolonged dry spell in western India.

Swelling Glacial Lakes and Everest

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After two decades, scientists in Nepal are on the ground for in-the-field Himalaya studies.

White House Report: US to Face Floods, Droughts and Competition for Water

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The White House issued last Tuesday an assessment of how global warming will unfold across the United States in the next century.

South Korea's 'Green New Deal' -- A Focus on Water

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With the prospect of impending water shortages hot on South Korea’s heels, Seoul is reaching into its pocketbook for better water infrastructure.

Drought Strikes 'Garden Of Eden' Marshes In Iraq

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Once described as the place of earthly paradise and source…

Ethiopia Dam Erodes Local Relations

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The air in Ethiopia may catch fire, as plans for a new hydroelectric…

Outsourcing Irrigation, Farming Discontent

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World Economic Forum Report Warns Water Scarcity May Breed New…

U.S. State Department Details Global Water Concerns

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Beyond definitions of public and private responsibility, water…

The World's Water: Hard Facts Point Toward the Soft Path

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Experts say water crises can be averted with better management,…

Rainy Tennessee Copes with Valley of Ashes

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What happens when the earth gives way? Residents and authorities…

Glaciers Adrift: Climate Change Comes to Nepal

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Although many Nepalis have contributed little to climate change, they experience it most drastically.

Three Gorges Dam Causes Havoc as Water Levels Rise

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BEIJING -- The hydroelectric feat that displaced over a million…