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Heavy Rains Unleash Mudslides, Destruction in Peru

A “coastal El Nino” jeopardizes lives and infrastructure.

The Stream, April 23: Looming Storms Threaten Communities Along the Great Lakes

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Looming storms are keeping communities along the Great Lakes…

The Stream, August 23: The Struggle for Safe Drinking Water

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This photo slideshow demonstrates the effects of coal extraction…

The Stream, January 4: China's Largest Freshwater Lake Shrinks

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Poyang Lake, China's largest freshwater lake, currently has less…

The Stream, October 19: Drought Unleashes Red Tide in Texas Gulf

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The largest red tide algae bloom since 2000 is gripping the Texas…

Deadly La Niña Goes Global—Part I: For Western Hemisphere, Record Rains in Latin America

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Hundreds have died in Colombian floods, as cooler sea temperatures affect regions around the Pacific; climate change seen as a possible cause.

Melting Glaciers Cause Potential Flooding Problems

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Emerald lakes are beautiful, but rapidly melting glaciers can cause them to inundate villages downstream.

Taiwanese Village Blames Water Project for Typhoon Disaster

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A water project in Taiwan is causing widespread discontent in a local community affected by this month's Typhoon Morakot.