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Video: Caring for Basins Beyond Reform with Australian Scientist John Williams

The Stream, March 20: Water Security Threats in Asia and the Pacific

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Asia and the Pacific Lack of access to safe water in Pacific…

Plan for Water Management in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin Signed Into Law

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The Australian House of Representatives passed the major initiative late last year, but some states are fighting back.

Draft Plan for Australia's Murray-Darling Reignites Old Flames

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After the 20-week public consultations ended last week, three key basin states have rejected the proposed plan, and more than 60 Australian academics have slammed the document for neglecting to include climate change projections and for its lack of transparency.
Video: Caring for Basins Beyond Reform with Australian Scientist John Williams

The Stream, March 6: An Essay on Hunger

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Droughts and Floods Today's must-read: Paul Salopek's beautiful,…

Australia’s Water Market Sets Trading Record in 2008, Despite Restrictions

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The water trade in Australia is growing quickly, but some fear that state restrictions will hamper river restorations.

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…

Interactive Map: Biggest Dry

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

The Biggest Dry

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Australia's Epic Drought is Global Warning Circle of Blue Reports The…

A Rice Town’s Cry

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Will the sky ever listen again? A lone rice paddy stands flooded…
Video: Aboriginal Elder Beryl Carmichael Sings the River's Lament

Video: Aboriginal Elder Beryl Carmichael Sings the River's Lament

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Using chants and stories, Aboriginal elder Beryl Carmichael shares with Circle of Blue the spiritual and visceral pain of a dry and dying Darling River.
Video: Caring for Basins Beyond Reform with Australian Scientist John Williams

Video: Caring for Basins Beyond Reform with Australian Scientist John Williams

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It's time to stop playing around with reform, says renowned Australian water scientist John Williams.