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Infographic: Lake Titicaca Contends With Water Pollution and Climate Change

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Receding glaciers, growing cities, and expanding agriculture threaten the highest navigable lake in the world.
NASA Satellite image of Lake Poyang

Pollution, Dry Weather Choke the World's Major Lakes

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Urban waste and falling water levels signaled a rough start to…

The Stream, January 13: Water Pollution Looms In Lake Titicaca

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Growing urban populations, poor infrastructure and unenforced…

Out of the Mainstream: Water Rights, Water Territories and the Politics of Scale and Identity

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An excerpt from the introductory chapter of Out of the Mainstream: Water Rights, Politics and Identity, a book on the effect modern society has on water culture and indigenous communities

Melting Glaciers, Drought Jeopardize Bolivian Capital's Water

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Planned migrations to water-rich areas are being considered as an emergency option as La Paz's water supply hangs in the balance.