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Report: Lima Citizens Shoulder the Financial Burden of Water Insecurity

In Peru’s capital city, vulnerable communities pay a premium for water as poor infrastructure, population growth, and climate change pressure supplies.

Infographic: The Drier, Wetter, Warming U.S.

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Despite warm and cold extremes in 2014, precipitation and temperature…

Report: Water, Temperature Changes Not Central Drivers of Sub-Sahara Africa Conflicts

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Rainfall is not a strong motivator of violence, but higher temperatures…
IPCC Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change World Precipitation Climate Change Hydrologic Cycle

Report: International Panel on Climate Change Reiterates Three Urgent Water Concerns

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IPCC says the water cycle will intensify, leading to bigger storms, more droughts, and worsening water quality.

Report: U.S. Water Systems, Deteriorated and Slow to Change, Need New Strategy – And Money

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More of the same is not working in changed conditions of the 21st century.

Cause of Lake Erie’s Harmful Algal Blooms Gains More Certainty

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New research finds that agricultural practices lead to biggest…

Study: Army Corps of Engineers Release Ways to Keep Asian Carp Out of Great Lakes

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Plans to stop the invasive fish are costly, and most take more than 10 years to complete.

Report: 25% of World's Agriculture Growing in Regions of High Water Stress

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A new study from the World Resources Institute shows the connection between crops and water scarcity.

Report: Australia’s Groundwater Is Worth Billions

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A new study finds that Australia’s groundwater contributes more to GDP than some industries.

Report: Fish Analysis Reveals Asian Carp Have Reproduced in Great Lakes Watershed

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A new study shows grass carp reproduced at least once in the Sandusky River, but it cannot confirm an established population.
Colorado River

Fortune Telling: Colorado River Teeters Toward First-ever Shortage Declaration

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In the short term, water prices would rise and groundwater pumping would increase. In the long term, demand would have to drop.

Study: Plants Play Bigger Role in River Flows Than Previously Thought

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Transpiration from plants dominates the terrestrial water cycle. Photo…