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To Drought-proof City's Water Supply, Sydney Proposes a Second Set of Pipes

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Australia’s largest urban economy wants to build a parallel water system to deliver non-potable supplies.

The Stream, March 2: Where Did The Brahmaputra River's Water Go?

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As water levels dropped three meters (10 feet) in India's Brahmaputra…

The Stream, March 1: Drought Could Return to the Horn of Africa

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Africa A massive relocation program in Ethiopia is pitting village…

From Coal Seam to Fracking, Unconventional Gas Industry Faces Opposition in Australia and South Africa

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As an energy boom, propelled by natural gas, continues to gather steam, mining and drilling companies square off with landowners around the globe over who has the right to resources that are located deep below ground.

Steady Rains Deliver Needed Drink to Australia's Murray-Darling

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Southeastern Australia springs back to life after 10 years of thirst.

Alternative Adventure: Eco-explorer David De Rothschild to Travel the Pacific in Plastic Ship

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After traversing Antarctica in 2004 and spending more than 100 days crossing the Arctic in 2006, in mid-November British adventurer and ecologist David de Rothschild will hoist sail across the Pacific Ocean on a boat made of plastic, or what he calls “the dumbest” product on the planet.

Digital Drought: Australia's Future on Fire in Acclaimed Media Project

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Australia's drought remains severe, but the award-winning interactive…

Extra credit: Sale of ecosystems a trade-off says eco-investment firm

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SINGAPORE -- Money does not grow on trees, but it could play…