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Drinking From The Sea

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Pressed by growing urban populations, drier and warmer climates and the need to fortify supplies stretched by the increasing worldwide thirst, metropolitan and national governments on five continents are building record numbers of industrial plants to use a nearly alchemic technology to produce drinking water from the sea.

Fire Hot, Sky Blue, Australia's Dire Drought Tests Journalists

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A Struggle to Tell a Story Everyone Seems to Know

Peter Gell: Murray-Darling's Wetlands

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Murray-Darling
Professor Peter Gell discuses the future of the Murray-Darling Basin.

South Australia: Acid Murray River Declared Undrinkable

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ozmap The Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation in Australia urged landholders along the lower River Murray to secure alternative sources of drinking water

Australians Watch Murray-Darling Water Levels Sink to Record Lows; Situation "Bleak," Officials Say

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May marks the season for rainmakers in Australia. As the month…

Advancing Algal Bloom Chokes Lower Murray Darling River

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A vast swath of blue-green algae is making its way through Australia,…

Australia Summit: Droughts and a Verbal Heat Wave

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As droughts are hot on Australia’s heels, Maude Barlow –…

Worldwide Drought May Soon Knock on Britain's Door

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Facing severe water shortages, England now offers its citizens…

Infrastructure Imminent: Has Australian Tinderbox Found its Match?

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In fire-seared Australia, water is a matter of national security.…

Australian Aid Flows to Zimbabwe for Water, Sanitation and Health

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Beleaguered Zimbabweans can look forward to at least $10 million…
Video: The Biggest Dry, Stories of Australia’s Waning Rivers & Worried Towns

Video: The Biggest Dry, Stories of Australia’s Waning Rivers & Worried Towns

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A love song, a hymn of mourning: where has Australia's beloved water gone?

Interactive Map: Biggest Dry

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An interactive map of Circle of Blue's coverage of "The Biggest…