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California Drought Signals Fundamental Shift to New Water Conditions

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Climate change models have long predicted a drying West. In California, the future has arrived.

Hawaii Transforms Watershed Protection With Technology

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UAVs, satellites, and cameras used on the Mars rovers help managers…

Report: Fewer Trees in the Amazon, Less Hydropower from Dams

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The study runs counter to conventional wisdom about deforestation’s effects on the water cycle.
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In Hawaii, 'The Rain Follows The Forest'

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With her recent move from Alabama to Hawaii, Circle of Blue reporter Codi Yeager-Kozacek finds that, in the middle of an ocean, freshwater challenges abound.

The Stream, November 16: Myanmar's Test from Foreign Investment

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Myanmar's forests, river systems, and the wildlife they support…

Eliminating the Buffer Zone: Colorado’s High Park Fire Has Water Agencies on Alert

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Because ash and debris from a large fire can wreak havoc on water supply infrastructure, utilities near the High Park fire have begun to shut off certain water intakes and are already planning to replant the forest.

The Stream, December 13: Climate Quandary

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Delegates to the climate negotiations in Durban, South Africa,…

Climate Change Burden-Sharing Must Not Compromise Developing World's Growth, India's PM

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Barack Obama earlier this year.Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that developing countries will not compromise their financial growth for climate change, and that, instead, rich countries need to ensure access to clean technologies.

Kenya to Fence out Farmers From National Parks

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kenyadryriver Kenya is planning to put electric fences around its major national parks and to increase the number of armed guards to protect water resources from farmers

Water Designer Turns Box Thinking Inside Out

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While the recent UNESCO Water Report encourages stakeholders…

New Amazon Deforestation Plan Grows Money on Trees

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Brazil has a new plan to reduce deforestation by 70 percent over…

Plant a forest, save an orangutan, make rain?

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Willie Smits' plan to save the orangutans of Borneo by planting…