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Study: Decades-long ‘Megadroughts’ in U.S. Southwest and Central Plains More Likely Due to Climate Change

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Droughts that are extreme by today’s standards will be normal by the end of the century, according to NASA research.

Hawaii Transforms Watershed Protection With Technology

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

Pacific Northwest's Winter, Warm and Wet, Is Climate Change Preview

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Little snow in sight looks to be the future of the American West.

Meghalaya Documentary -- "Broken Landscape" -- Premieres At Big Sky Film Festival

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The film explores one of the world's most dangerous coal fields.

Great Lakes Toxic Algae Prompts Big Investment and Rare Political Agreement

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After last summer's toxic algae outbreak, safe drinking water is a priority again in Ohio, the state that spurred the Clean Water Act four decades ago.

TIP: This Is Panama

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A rising star in Central America has a rare opportunity: to develop in a way that respects its land, water, and people.

California Drought: A Dry January Closes and Dread Mounts

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Snowpack in the already-parched state is near record lows, just 25 percent of normal.

Pace of U.S. Dam Removals Accelerates

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72 dams were torn down in 2014, a record. Photo © Brett…

Infographic: The Drier, Wetter, Warming U.S.

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Despite warm and cold extremes in 2014, precipitation and temperature…

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.