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Slowly, With Earth Pushing Hard, A Confederacy Of Concern Develops

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Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider discusses how new energy-efficient, water-conserving, land-protecting operating principles are slowly becoming priorities around the world.

Infographic: Lake Baikal Pollution Leads to Algae Blooms

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Nutrient pollution from outdated sewage-treatment plants degrades water quality in the world's deepest, oldest lake.

A Wild Ride Through Mongolia's Resource Boom

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A huge country with a tiny population navigates the problems…

The Stream, August 2: U.S. Drought Linked to Climate Change?

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Scientists are trying to understand whether the drought that…

Meddling With the Environment Puts Rio Tinto on Mock Olympic Podium

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Environmentalists and workers' unions are angry that Rio Tinto,…

The Stream, April 25: Beijing Will Face a Water Shortage

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Water Supply in Asia Beijing's water resources are expected…

The Stream, March 27: Uncertain Future for Shale Gas in Poland

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Shale gas drilling is off to a disappointing start for investors…

The Stream, February 28: The Future of Water in Central Asia

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Water Law The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by five…

The Stream, January 20: Mongolia's Mining Boom

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Vast mineral wealth and growing demand from China are driving…

The Stream, January 6: U.S. Toxic Releases Increased, Says EPA Report

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United States The release of toxic chemicals into the environment…

The Stream, June 10: Water and Food

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Farmers around the world should brace for higher temperatures…

Water Scarcity, Food Security Concerns Prompt Global Land Grab

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Area nearly the size of France purchased, leased for food production around the world. Africa, South America, parts of Europe targeted by cash-rich, food-poor nations