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The Stream, February 7: Damage from Mining Found on Great Barrier Reef

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Coal-exporting ports are expanding along the coast of Queensland,…

The Stream, January 17: Heavy Monsoon Rains Flood Jakarta

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Jakarta sits at a standstill after the heaviest monsoon rains in five years caused widespread severe flooding. Four people were killed and 20,000 evacuated, The Guardian reported, and more rain is forecast for the next few days.

The Stream, January 7: Pollution Leads to Connecticut Lawsuits and China Alerts

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Jurors in New Hampshire are expected to hear a lawsuit accusing…

The Stream, August 28: Stockholm and the Nexus

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

The Stream, August 21: Microbes in Drinking Water Provide New Insights

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Drinking Water Bacteria A University of Michigan study showed…

The Stream, August 7: Locals Weigh In On Mining and Dams

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Dams Communities in Mexico's southern states of Puebla, Tabasco,…

The Stream, August 6: U.S. Drought Expands to 64 Percent

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Drought Drought has reached 64 percent of the area of the 48…

Export Agriculture Drains Latin America's Water Supplies

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Peruvian asparagus and Costa Rican pineapples illustrate the threats global agribusiness poses to the environment.

Scotland Advances Renewable Energy Development

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The country's first minister says Scotland could become the 'world's first hydro-economy.'

Glacial Melt Could Cause Tidal Wave in Pakistan

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A tidal wave, reaching up to 60 meters high, is expected to race through the Hunza valley of the Himalayas.

First Inland Desalination Plant Opens in the UK

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Located in East London’s Beckton, the Thames Water desalination plant is slated to be used during times of drought. But some local politicians argue that the facility is a waste of energy.

China Looks to Increase Hydropower to Meet Clean Energy Goals

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While the superpower announces ambitious sustainability goals, it faces droughts and intensive energy needs.