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Himalayan Landslide Floods

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At least 17 people are dead in the latest disaster in the landslide-prone…

Climate Change Alters the Calculus for Water Infrastructure Planning

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Adapting to climate change in the U.S., according to one estimate, will cost at least a half trillion dollars over the next four decades.

Study: NASA Shows World's Water is Warming, Buoy Data Confirms in Great Lakes

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In some northern regions, lake temperatures are increasing more than air temperatures.

NASA Compiling Landslide Database to Improve Disaster Response

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Landslides killed thousands in Asia last week; NASA researchers are developing a tool for relief efforts.

More Houses Submerged as Water Levels Rise in Pakistan's Attabad Lake

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Officials have begun blasting boulders to expand the spillway of glacial melt.

X-Rays Mark the Spot to Drill for Water in Chad

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Magnetic imaging lets scientists peer beneath the surface to see exactly where groundwater sources are located.

Glacial Melt Could Cause Tidal Wave in Pakistan

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A tidal wave, reaching up to 60 meters high, is expected to race through the Hunza valley of the Himalayas.

Millions of Tons of Ice Found at Moon’s North Pole

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NASA announced yesterday that a moon probe discovered enough water on the north pole to potentially help generate oxygen or sustain a moon base.