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World’s Rivers Are in Crisis, Global Report Says

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International study finds serious threats to the world’s fresh water.

Heavy Rainfall Hampers Tea Markets in India and Sri Lanka

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Severe weather impacts could compromise tea farming for two of the world's biggest players in the industry.

The Price of Hydropower Pursuits in Patagonia

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In Chile’s Trackless Mountain Wilderness, A Clash Between Pristine Rivers and Hydropower Prospects

Chile Considers Constitutional Reform of Freshwater Rights

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New legislation could extend government control over private freshwater resources.

Fire Hot, Sky Blue, Australia's Dire Drought Tests Journalists

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A Struggle to Tell a Story Everyone Seems to Know

Faucet Flambé in Colorado Sparks Concern About Natural Gas Leaks

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Water and fire don't mix, but in Colorado such idioms may soon explode.

California Drought: Snowpack Inspires Consumers, Worries Water Experts

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One week after Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state-wide drought emergency for California, rangers reported Sierra snowpack levels at 80 percent of normal. While the measurements of this major source of water might seem cause for relief, experts hesitate.

Sanitation Crisis Brewing in U.S. Tent Cities

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As hundreds of thousands lose their jobs and homes monthly,…

Interactive Map: Biggest Dry

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An interactive map of Circle of Blue's coverage of "The Biggest…

A Rice Town’s Cry

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Will the sky ever listen again? A lone rice paddy stands flooded…
Video: Aboriginal Elder Beryl Carmichael Sings the River's Lament

Video: Aboriginal Elder Beryl Carmichael Sings the River's Lament

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Using chants and stories, Aboriginal elder Beryl Carmichael shares with Circle of Blue the spiritual and visceral pain of a dry and dying Darling River.