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The Stream, August 21: Microbes in Drinking Water Provide New Insights

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Drinking Water Bacteria A University of Michigan study showed…
A South American drought keeps global grain reserves tight, but it could mean good things for North American corn producers.

Breaking Laws of Supply and Demand: Record U.S. Corn Crop Not Likely to Lower Food Prices

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Favorable weather and prices, driven up by growing global demand and a series of droughts, have combined to push U.S. corn production to a new high — but retail food costs are not expected to drop.
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Worsening Humanitarian Crisis: Unprecedented Drought and Famine in Horn of Africa

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The drought has gripped large regions of eastern Africa, leaving an estimated 11 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, and is likely to continue for much of the year, according to the United Nations.
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The Stream, July 14: U.S. Clean-Water Standards

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With just a few weeks until the details of a draft plan for the…
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The Stream, May 30: China's Looming Power Crisis

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China's worsening power crisis leaves it few long-term options…
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The Stream, April 28: Earth's Water From Above

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Check out these stunning images of the Earth taken from the International…