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Sao Paulo’s Water Waiting Game Avoided Rationing But Produced Huge Risk of Severe Shortage

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Desire to protect the poor left Brazil’s driest city few options…
World Water Week

The Stream, January 24: Conflict in Kenya

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Violence broke out between the Massai and Kikuyu tribes in Kenya…
World Water Week

The Stream, February 16: Uruguay to Begin Onshore Oil and Gas Exploration

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Uruguay has signed a contract with U.S. company Schuepbach Energy…
World Water Week

The Stream, October 31: Seven Billion and Counting

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Climate change has had devastating affects on glaciers in the…
World Water Week

The Stream, October 25: Flood Crisis in Southeast Asia

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Climate change manifests itself most visibly through water. But…
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Building China's 21st-century Megacity: Shanghai's Experiment with Water and Nature

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A new community on the Yangtze River has, so far, been more successful at attracting ducks than people. But city officials have their sights set high for Lingang Port City, which they say could be home to nearly a million people by 2050. Cleaner water will be a big help.
World Water Week

Stockholm World Water Week 2011: Megacities, Human Rights, Sanitation, Tech Tools, Energy, and Food

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2,600 global experts. 100 sessions. Seven days. One issue: water.
World Water Week

The Stream, August 23: If the Yangtze River Runs Dry

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Can the Yangtze, Asia's longest river, run dry? According to…
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The Stream, February 16: Asia's Greenest Cities

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Singapore is the green champion among Asia's cities, according…
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The Stream, February 11: Middle East Blue Peace?

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Can the water crisis get Middle Eastern countries to cooperate?…