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One Year After West Virginia Chemical Spill, U.S. Drinking Water Protections Still Fall Short

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Vulnerabilities, exposed by the spill and incidents in North…

World Stands By As Algae and Dead Zones Ruin Water

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Expensive research and cleanup efforts make little headway. Photo…

The Stream, March 1: Pakistan Takes Action on Climate Change

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Policy Pakistan has developed its first national policy framework…

Rohini Nilekani

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Rohini Nilekani began her career as a journalist and writer.…

The Stream, May 25: Asian Cities Resist Climate Change

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ChiAsia and Climate Change Ten Asian cities throughout India,…
Infographic: Wild Rice

Wild Rice and Water Law: Balancing Act Between Industry and Environment

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A Minnesota District Court has ruled in favor of protecting the state's wild rice.

The Stream, March 2: Where Did The Brahmaputra River's Water Go?

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As water levels dropped three meters (10 feet) in India's Brahmaputra…

Fresh Water Crisis Seen at Top of Clinton Global Initiative Priorities

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Barack Obama speaks at the Clinton Global InitiativeFollowing Clinton's opening remarks Tuesday, Damon and water.org co-founder and director Gary White stepped onto the main stage with their commitment to provide clean water to 50,000 people in Haiti over three years. It was the first of many moments when the fresh water crisis influenced the week's discussions.

India Turns to Imports to Refill Depleted Food Stocks

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India is taking major steps to alleviate the effects of its devastating drought.

Veronika Jaglova: Europe's Water Challenges

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Veronika Jaglova, Water Director at the Czech Ministry of the Environment, speaks about Europe’s water policy.

Doubts Emerge as Europe Tests Common Waters

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The European Union may soon boast a long-awaited common water…

Senator Obama's comments heat up water wars in Southern U.S.

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At an official campaign stop in Florida, Presidential hopeful…