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Photo Slideshow: Beijing Water Imports and Wastewater Recycling

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A gallery of images from Beijing and neighboring Hebei Province, where the capital city is importing water from farmers and fishermen.

Photo Slideshow: Bohai Pipeline Could Bring Water to China's Coal Industry

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Images from northern China, where a proposed pipeline could be the answer to a resource mismatch of coal wealth and water poverty.

Photo Slideshow: Irrigation to Industry — Trading Water Rights in China's Yellow River Basin

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New industries invest in repairing irrigation canals in exchange for the right to use water from the Yellow River.

Photo Slideshow: China's South-North Water Transfer Project

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Taken together, the three lines are an audacious strategy to solve the increasingly dire confrontation between rising energy demand in a nation that is steadily getting drier.

New Wind and Solar Sectors Won't Solve China's Water Scarcity

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Clean alternatives help, but not nearly enough, to loosen energy-water choke point

Choke Point: China - Confronting Water Scarcity and Energy Demand in the World’s Largest Country

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An escalating confrontation over resources; a confrontation with global implications.

Photo Slideshow — Choke Point: China

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A gallery of images from Choke Point: China, a new water-energy series about the tightening noose that could choke off China’s modernization.

Bottling Wastewater Expands Island’s Oasis—Singapore’s NEWater Path to Independence

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Singapore is first to bottle and sell wastewater for drinking.
Keweenaw Peninsula, Sand Point, L’Anse, Michigan, mine pollution, mine legacy, Lake Superior, stamp sands, copper, copper mining

Photo Slideshow: Tar Sands Oil Refinery Burdens a Detroit Community

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Residents face the environmental and health consequences of a Marathon refinery expansion.

Scene of Midwest’s Worst Oil Spill – Sleepless Nights and Black Goo

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Students examine communities affected by Enbridge rupture on Kalamzoo River.

The Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region

Images from the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region--including Bhutan, Nepal, China, Tibet and India

Divining Destiny: Water Challenges in Mexico's Tehuacán Valley

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