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The Stream, December 19: Climate Change and Everest at a Gigapixel

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Barge traffic on a stretch of the Rhine River has come to a halt…

The Stream, September 14: Has Thailand Done Enough to Prepare For Floods?

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Floods A recent spate of flooding in Thailand has raised concerns…

Himalayan Landslide Floods

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At least 17 people are dead in the latest disaster in the landslide-prone…

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.

The Stream, November 23: Shale Gas and Climate Change

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Developing the United Kingdom's shale gas reserves is incompatible…

The Stream, October 12: Biofuels Spur Hunger

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U.S. government support for biofuels and inaction on climate…

The Stream, May 10: Land Grabs

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Concerns over land grabs and food security are prompting Brazil,…

The Stream, April 20: Damming the Rivers

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Despite international pressure to freeze the development of the…

70 Percent of Himalayan Glaciers Gone by Next Century, Studies Say

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Photographic and scientific evidence shows that the melting third pole is still devastating the region

The Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region

Images from the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region--including Bhutan, Nepal, China, Tibet and India

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.

More Houses Submerged as Water Levels Rise in Pakistan's Attabad Lake

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Officials have begun blasting boulders to expand the spillway of glacial melt.