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Panama’s Hydropower Development Defined By Fierce Resistance and Tough Choices

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Rising electrical demand presents an opening for clean power, and new risks from fossil fuels.

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.

Earth Pushes Back

Era of indifference greets droughts, floods, storms, tsunamis. Photo…

World Water Week Offers Answers To Scarcity, Pollution, and Security

Stockholm hosts largest-ever international conference on global…

Himalayas Strike Again: Deadly Landslide in Nepal

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Sun Koshi River is blocked, 156 people are dead, and 10 percent…

Chilean Government Decides Fate of Patagonia Dams Tomorrow

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The decision pits energy development against river protection…

Uttarakhand Flood Disaster Made Worse By Existing Hydropower Projects, Expert Commission Says

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Report calls for new Himalayan development policy; stirs political battle in New Delhi.

The Stream, April 10: Japan's Fukushima Water Tanks Spring Leaks

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A leak was discovered at yet another underground water storage…

The Stream, March 15: Disaster Losses Exceeded $100 Billion in 2012

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Environmental Threats Natural disasters cost the world approximately…

The Stream, February 18: Ethiopia's Planned Nile River Dam Could Affect Water Supply for Millions

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Ethiopia is building a dam that will give the country control…

The Stream, January 24: Conflict in Kenya

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Violence broke out between the Massai and Kikuyu tribes in Kenya…