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Water Left Out Of Lima Climate Negotiations

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A month after water supply was a central feature of a U.S. –…

The Stream, August 28: Stockholm and the Nexus

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This year's Stockholm International Water Week is placing a particular…

2011 Stockholm Water Prize Awarded to Stephen Carpenter — American Professor Working On Lake Ecosystems

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University of Wisconsin-Madison professor earns global recognition.

World Water Week 2010 Tackles Quality Issues

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Canadian teen duo wins the prestigious Stockholm Junior Water Prize for their project on biodegredation.

Countries Move Forward with Nile Treaty Despite Egypt's Objections

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A weekend meeting of the Nile basin water ministers does not resolve treaty impasse.

2010 Stockholm Water Prize Awarded to American Water and Public Health Expert

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Stockholm Water Prize Laureate is American Rita Colwell, for her research into preventing waterborne infectious diseases.

Freshwater Crisis Not Included in Final Copenhagen Accord Despite Calls For Action

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The current climate accord negotiated at the United Nations conference in Copenhagen is dangerously inadequate, asserted a team of international environmental organizations. During a talk at the Bella Center, where the climate conference was held, the Global Water Partnership, Global Public Policy Network on Water Management, Stockholm International Water Institute, and the Stakeholder Forum teamed up to warn that stakeholders were about to make a dangerous mistake – not mentioning the freshwater crisis at all in the historic negotiating text.

Keith Schneider: Advocates Try To Plug the Drain of Water From Climate Negotiations

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Circle of Blue's Keith Schneider examines the Bangkok and Barcelona conferences to understand why water's been pulled from climate negotiations. Schneider also talks with an advocate who's determined to put water back on the table.

Climate Change Is Water Change -- Water Experts React to Barcelona Negotiations

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Climate Change Is Water ChangeWater experts have convened in Barcelona to ensure water management strategies are integrated into global climate change negotiations – so far their efforts have fallen on deaf ears.

Keith Schneider: Water Not Mixed into Barcelona Climate Talks

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Circle of Blue's Senior Editor Keith Schneider breaks down the U.N. Barcelona climate conference with day one leaving us to question, "Where's the water?

Sanitation shortcomings spotlighted at World Water Week

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STOCKHOLM - Concern over sanitation emerges as a primary focus…