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The Stream, June 25: Water Pricing in China

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China will introduce a new water pricing mechanism by 2015, the…

Kyrgyzstan Launches Controversial Hydropower Plant

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The country's energy ambitions could intensify water competition in Central Asia.

African, Asian Nations Top Latest Water Security Risk Index

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A new report furthers the hypothesis that water stress serves as a catalyst for conflict.

Natural Gas Found in Aral Sea’s Dry Bed

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Test wells produce the first significant volumes of gas, confirming speculation about gas reserves in the region.

Q&A: One Man's Fight to Save the Aral Sea

As the Aral Sea gains global recognition as the most extreme kind of environmental disaster, Yusup Kamalov, chairman of the Union for the Defense of the Aral Sea and Amudarya, shares an expert's perspective.

International Cooperation Needed to Save Aral Sea, UN Secretary-General

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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits During a visit to five former Soviet republics, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon encouraged Central Asian leaders to work together to keep the Aral Sea from disappearing.

Water Becomes a Pawn In Central Asian Energy Dispute

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Uzbekistan exits the regional energy grid and Tajikistan vows to complete world's tallest dam.

New Project Resurrects Hope for Dying Aral Sea

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“Good news – the mother sea is coming,” says a sign hanging…

Energy and Water Needs Collide in Central Asia

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After a harsh winter and intense spring flooding, the cities,…