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As rains fall short, Manila trickles into a water crisis

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As drought grips the Philippines, Manila is becoming the latest big city to struggle to access enough water.

Gina Lopez, Philippine Environment Secretary, Pursues Watershed Protection

Clear goals to enforce pollution laws jeopardize the new secretary’s job.

Gina Lopez, a “Crusader,” Sets Philippines Water, Mining Safety on Unexpected New Course

New environment secretary vows to enforce rule of law. By…

The Stream, January 23: Andean Glacier Melt a Risk to Water Supply

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Water Supply A new study about Andean glaciers found that the…
Workers swarm a big water transport canal near Tilda, India undergoing repair and expansion to serve the steam production and cooling requirements of the region’s expanding number of big coal-fired power plants.

2012 Year In Review: At the Front Line of the Global Contest Over Water, Food, and Energy

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Circle of Blue's senior editor Keith Schneider reflects on — and celebrates — this year's body of work from our top reporters.

The Stream, December 5: Typhoon Triggers Floods, Leaves Trail of Destruction

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At least 283 people have died in the Philippines following the…

The Stream, August 10: Rain Collapses Section of China's Great Wall

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Rains and Floods Continue in Asia Days of heavy rain caused…

The Stream, August 9: Where Groundwater Is Running Dry

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photos of the disaster. Where Groundwater Is Running Dry The…

The Stream, July 30: Asian Rainfall Picks Up, While U.S. Drought Brings Benefits

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South and East Asia Despite fears of drought, the monsoon in…

Infographic: Water Privatization in the Philippines

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Breaking down the history of water privatization in the Philipine capital of Manila, this infographic explores the city's varied success with privatization using a timeline and a map.

Photo Slideshow: Water Connections in the Informal Community of Cuatro, East Zone Manila

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When vendors and their customers spend less on water from the filling stations, both parties stand to profit, according to aid workers in Manila.

The Stream, February 27: The U.S. Shale Oil Boom

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Energy The shale oil boom in the United States is putting a…