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Food vs. Water: High Commodity Prices Complicate Aquifer Protection in Colorado’s San Luis Valley

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Decades of groundwater pumping have left one of the San Luis Valley aquifers in a perilous state. To restore its health — and the foundation of the local economy — valley leaders are developing a plan to pay farmers to fallow up to 16,000 hectares. But with commodity prices soaring, will anyone go for it, or will the state have to step in?

The Stream, September 9: U.S. Temperature Records

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Summer 2011 saw more warm temperature records tied or broken…

Peter Gleick: 2010 Hottest Year on Record—The Graph That Should Be on the Front Page of Every Newspaper

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Climate change is worsening, fast. The National Climate Data Center of the National Oceanic

Infographic: Water Use Per Mile Driven — Biofuels vs. Fossil Fuels

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A breakdown of gallons of water used by transportation fuels per mile.

Bulk Water Company Plans to Export to India, East Asia and the Caribbean

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‘Water has to come to the people,’ president of S2C Global tells Circle of Blue.

Peter Gleick: Water and Misleading Advertising and Marketing--Where are the FDA and FTC?

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It should be hard to sell private water. After all, most of the people reading this blog have access, a few feet away, to unlimited, remarkably cheap, high-quality tap water from systems owned by the public.

Supreme Court Rejects Michigan’s Asian Carp Lawsuit

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Michigan's Attorney General Mike Cox is “looking at other legal avenues” to pursue the carp battle.

Freshwater Delivery in the Wake of Natural Disasters

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A sample of water technologies invented to store, ship and provide one of the most critical resources for crisis recovery.