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Ecosystems Are Dying as Long Island Contends With a Nitrogen Bomb

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Septic systems and nitrogen pollution are killing the island's…

Lake Ontario Water Level Plan Tests Attitudes Toward Environment

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Plan 2014, a proposal to alter lake levels and restore wetlands,…

Q&A: Elynn Walter on the Sustainable Development Goal for Drinking Water

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Elynn Walter is the sustainability director at WASH Advocates, a Washington, D.C.-based initiative that aims to increase awareness of the global water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) challenge and solutions, and to increase the amount and effectiveness of resources devoted to those solutions throughout the developing world. She talks with Circle of Blue about the Sustainable Development subgoal to achieve universal drinking water access.

Pope Francis Visit, VW Fraud, China Cap and Trade, and John Boehner -- How They Coincide

Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider puts an eventful…

Water Talk: Expert Q&As on the UN Sustainable Development Goals for Water

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For the first time, international leaders meeting in New York City this weekend will consider a dedicated goal for water.

Water, Food, and Ecuador

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From New York to Chicago to South America, Circle of Blue intern Miranda Cawley describes what drew her to the water-food-energy nexus.

A Discussion With Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the International Joint Commission

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Lana Pollack, U.S. Chair of the IJC, talks with Circle of Blue last month in Chicago about some of the most pressing issues in the Great Lakes region.

The Stream, February 14: Major Water Loss Across Middle East

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The Tigris and Euphrates' river basins lost almost as much water…

After Superstorm Sandy, Leaders Assess Disaster Plans and Mull Climate Change Adaptation

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Water utilities prepare for bigger storms and rising seas. Photo…

The Stream, November 16: Myanmar's Test from Foreign Investment

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Myanmar's forests, river systems, and the wildlife they support…

The Stream, May 17: Finland's Mining Boom

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More frequent and more severe floods, or what some farmers call…

The Stream, April 17: Iran's $1.5 Billion Water Transfer Project

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Iran has launched a $US 1.5 billion project to divert water from…