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Commentary: Drought Influenced Syrian Civil War; So What, Says U.S. Congress

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U.S. Congress on an island of reflexive denial. Photo…

Commentary on SDG 6.4: Continued Lack of Storage Considerations in Water Scarcity Metrics

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It remains unclear how the success of an ambitious goal to improve…

Southeast Alaska, All Rainforests, Glaciers, and Waterfalls, Nevertheless Has Water Worries

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Resource-extraction economy faces inherent tensions between development…

The Growth of the Water Beat

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News agencies carve out more space for water. Photo © Brett…

Pope Francis Visit, VW Fraud, China Cap and Trade, and John Boehner -- How They Coincide

Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider puts an eventful…

The Fall and Potential Rise of California’s San Joaquin Valley

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Groundwater pumping is reshaping California’s farm belt.

The Forgotten Great Lake

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On Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, COB reporter Codi Kozacek found that much is happening, but not many are looking.

Slowly, With Earth Pushing Hard, A Confederacy Of Concern Develops

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Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider discusses how new energy-efficient, water-conserving, land-protecting operating principles are slowly becoming priorities around the world.

After Dry Wells, Relief for Some California Families

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State and local aid is helping, but only for a few.

On the Value of Water and the Pain of Drought in the American West

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Circle of Blue reporter Brett Walton says that drought is forcing…

The Toledo Water Crisis, One Year Later

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Circle of Blue reporter Codi Kozacek summarizes the major steps taken to reduce toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie.

Why Asking ‘How Much Rain Will End the Drought?’ Is the Wrong Question

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People need to be in the equation too, says Circle of Blue report Brett Walton.