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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.
Red Tide Dead Fish Algae Blooms

The Stream, April 9: China's New Dams Raise Concern of Water Wars

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The Chinese government recently decided to construct five new…

Erin Huber

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Erin Huber grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, near the Great Lakes,…
Arkansas River US Drought 2012

Study: Freshwater Food Webs Hit Hard by Drought

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A new report out of the United Kingdom's academic world concludes that droughts can cause sharp declines in the number of species in a stream. Additionally, there is the potential for partial collapse of aquatic food webs.
Red Tide Dead Fish Algae Blooms

The Stream, August 28: Stockholm and the Nexus

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This year's Stockholm International Water Week is placing a particular…
Red Tide Dead Fish Algae Blooms

The Stream, August 27: Water Versus Carbon

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Technology Desalination technologies are expanding as freshwater…

Oil and Water Don’t Mix in Lake Malawi Border Dispute

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In the search for oil and natural gas, Africa’s third largest…
Red Tide Dead Fish Algae Blooms

The Stream, August 17: Has Work Resumed on Laos' Mekong Dam?

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Despite assurances from Laos that work on its controversial Xayaburi…

Oklahoma Sets Ambitious Goal for Water Conservation

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Oklahoma's governor has signed a bill that would limit freshwater consumption in 2060 to current levels, while expanding the use of marginal sources, despite a projected 28 percent increase in population and 33 percent increase in consumptive demand.
The winning design by Richard Vijgen in the World Water Day competition by HeadsUP and Visualizing.org will be on display in New York City's Times Square for one month. Titled “Seasonal and Longterm Changes in Groundwater Levels,” Vijgen's design uses NASA's gravitational data.

Satellite Perspectives: NASA's GRACE Program Sees Groundwater From Space

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A first-of-its-kind space mission shows dips in groundwater supplies…
Red Tide Dead Fish Algae Blooms

The Stream, February 1: Reversing the Chicago River to Stop Asian Carp

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United States Separating the Great Lakes from the Mississippi…
Red Tide Dead Fish Algae Blooms

Red Tide Downstream of Texas Drought: Marine Ecosystems Suffer Lack of Fresh Water

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High temperatures and salinity concentrations along the Texas Gulf Coast are behind a toxic red tide, fish kills, and an influx of oyster parasites. Additionally, several saltwater species have been found upstream, surviving in a typically freshwater environment and signaling a large change in these delta ecosystems.