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The Stream, March 17: California's Nitrate Contamination

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A new report led by the Pacific Institute reveals that nitrate…

EPA Releases Draft Assessment of Environmental Effects of Biofuels

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Preliminary report describes an infant cellulosic biofuels industry with a mandate to grow up fast.

Climate Extremes Will Strain UK Agriculture

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New report shows that U.K. farming faces changing and more variable climate.

Peter Gleick: Temperance Flat Reservoir Falls Flat

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Rigged feasibility study shows desperation for new surface reservoirs.

Peter Gleick: 'Drought Impacts on Unemployment Are Grossly Overstated'

Thus concludes a new comprehensive assessment of the impacts of the drought on Central Valley unemployment.

Peter Gleick: Saving California Agriculture

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pacinstreport The Pacific Institute has just released a major new study that shows that a strong and healthy California agricultural sector can flourish despite diminishing water supply and future uncertainty from climate change.

California Report: In Dry Times, Deep Reservoir of Water Solutions

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New report highlights possible solutions to state's water shortages.

Camels May Store Answers for Thirsty Africa

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Camel farming may become a central focus in the arid and semi-arid regions of Africa as climate change tightens its grip on agriculture.

Beijing Sets Water Example for Future Olympics, Report Says

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beijing_01 China’s water policy for the Beijing Olympics was given a thumbs-up by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in a report released earlier this year.

White House Report: US to Face Floods, Droughts and Competition for Water

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The White House issued last Tuesday an assessment of how global warming will unfold across the United States in the next century.

West Bank in Acute Humanitarian Crisis, World Bank Water Report Says

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Amid bloody ethnic conflict, the prolonged five-year drought in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip drags on in dismal every-day monotony, but a World Bank report published last month is raking the coals between Israelis and Palestinians over vital aquifers that they share.

Drought and Pollution Torment Turkey's Lakes

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Lake Tuz Amid a two-year-long drought, water bodies in western Turkey are also suffering from severe pollution