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The Stream, November 14: Flooding Hits Rome

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Extreme Weather Suburbs, towns and farms outside of Rome flooded…

Support for UN Water Treaty Accelerates

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Progress on the treaty, which deals with transboundary water basins, or those shared by two or more countries, had stalled — until a major conservation group got involved.
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Watching World Droughts and Food Stocks

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The world food situation isn’t looking good right now. …

The Stream, August 3: Floods Wipe Out North Korea's Drinking Water

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More than 3 million Syrians will require food aid over the next…

The Stream, August 1: Urbanization and Rainstorm Connection

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China China canceled plans for a pipeline that would have dumped…
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EIA Report: Global Energy Use To Grow 50 Percent by 2035 — Half of Increase from Fossil Fuels in China and India

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The U.S. Energy Information Administration recently published its annual report on global energy projections. Though renewable energy sources and nuclear power, along with unconventional fossil fuels, will phase out coal production over the next two decades, it will not be at the pace necessary to offset greenhouse gas emissions

The Stream, June 13: Drought in England

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England experienced its driest spring in a century last month,…

The Stream, May 6: Alberta Oil Spill

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About 28,000 barrels of crude oil spilled from a broken pipeline…

Officials Look to Make Tap Water Trendy in Venice

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venice As the environmental conscience of Italy grows, officials are trying to cut down on the plastic bottles that are stacking up in Venice’s trash cans, creating a nuisance.

Melting Ice Blurs Borders and Freezes Relations

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Borders in this part of Europe haven't changed since 1861.…

Mussolini's prosperous marsh needs new ecology, suggests MIT architect

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TERRACINA, Italy - Famous for aquatic architectural anomalies…

Venice urges tourists to drink from fountains

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ROME - As summer sets in, tourists visiting Venice will find…