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Infographic: Lake Baikal Pollution Leads to Algae Blooms

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Nutrient pollution from outdated sewage-treatment plants degrades water quality in the world's deepest, oldest lake.

Biggest Lakes in the World Under Pressure From Human and Environmental Threats

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Across continents and hemispheres, a growing list of human and environmental pressures threaten the world’s largest lakes, inhibiting their ability to supply water, drive economic activity, preserve biodiversity, and sustain communities.
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

The Stream, December 7: A New Route for Keystone XL?

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A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit off the coast of Japan near the…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

The Stream, October 4: Vivid Fall Foliage a Hidden Drought Benefit

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Conditions are ideal this year for brilliant fall foliage, National…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

Price of Corn and Soybeans Reached All-Time Highs in July, World Bank Says

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The price of five internationally-traded staple crops rose 10…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

The Stream, August 22: Droughts Hit Europe

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Polluted drinking water may have sickened more than 1,000 people…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

Droughts Hit World's Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

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Droughts have struck food-producing regions in the United States,…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

The Stream, July 9: Floods in Europe

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Floods and landslides have killed more than 150 people in the…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

The Stream, April 5: What Is Causing the Water Crisis in Ghana and Nigeria?

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Policy & Accountability Pollution, political unrest and corruption…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

The Stream, December 2: Climate Change Negotiations

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The United States, along with Russia, Canada, Japan, China and…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

The Stream, November 30: Climate Change, Energy, and the Hottest Years on Record

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The United Kingdom has been secretly lending its support to Canada's…
Droughts Hit World’s Agricultural Regions: Without Water, U.S. Corn Crop Faces Setbacks

The Stream, August 15: Cholera Spreads in Somalia

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A cholera epidemic is spreading in drought- and famine-hit Somalia,…