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Groundwater Depletion Stresses Majority of World’s Largest Aquifers

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Scientists do not know how much groundwater is left.

India Supreme Court Again Pushes National River Linking Project to Proceed

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This is the second time the court has promoted the mega-project that would link the major rivers in the north with those in the south as a way to better manage water, moving it from areas of perceived surplus to areas without sufficient supplies.

India Cancels Hydroelectric Project on Ganges Tributary

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The 600 MW project is the third on the river scrapped because of environmental and religious pressure.

The Himalayas: A Special Report

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Floods, droughts, wildfires, windstorms, water contamination and illnesses plague the 1.3 billion people who live in the watersheds directly supplied by glacial melt from the Hindu Kush-Himalaya region.

Photo Slideshow: Stunning Water Images from the European Space Agency

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Images from space including the Ganges River in the Himalayas and the Fox Basin in the Canadian Arctic.

World's Largest Rivers Are Losing Water, New Study Says

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One-third of the 925 rivers analyzed from 1948 to 2004 have showed “significant changes” in water levels.