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Panama Canal Expansion Will Have Big Effect on Energy, Water, and Grain in U.S. and China

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Deeper channels and immense new locks are due to open in 2016.

India’s Economy Slows as Condition of Water, Land, and Cities Deteriorates

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Prime Minister Modi and President Obama this week need to talk about 21st-century development.

Report: Farming and Urban Growth Are Polluting U.S. Aquifers

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One-fifth of U.S. groundwater wells had at least one contaminant above federal standards for human health, according to new USGS study.

Boquete, Panama is Banquet of Coffee, Flowers, Water, and Rainbows

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Coffee farms and the recreation economy flourish beneath Panama's big volcano.

Important California Water Infrastructure Talks Start This Week

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State and local agencies plan to invest billions in new assets.

Des Moines Initiates Clean Water Act Lawsuit to Stem Farm Pollution

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Iowa’s largest city will sue three upstream counties to reduce nitrate contamination.
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Peter Gleick and J. Carl Ganter: The 10 Most Important Water Stories in 2014

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What were the big stories of last year? What are the big looming stories that are set to continue?

California's Record Heat Magnified Drought Woes in 2014

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Precipitation was near average, but temperatures smashed the previous heat record.
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Year In Review: Looking Back on 2014, Looking Ahead to 2015

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Aubrey Ann Parker reflects on our work last year and updates on stories we’ve covered in years past.

World Economic Forum Ranks Water Crises as Top Global Risk

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Water rises on the world agenda.

Along Fouled Ganga, Fresh Resolve to Make India’s Mother River Clean Again

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Courts and Prime Minister Modi press for new operating system to stem pollution.

Panama's Water-Rich Eden Confronts Snake's Temptation

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Can the richest Central American nation build a commercial eco-paradise?