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The Stream, July 12: Reforms in the UK Water Sector

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Flood protection will cost the United Kingdom at least $1.3 billion…

The Stream, June 13: Land Grabs Threaten Africa's Water

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Large-scale foreign investment in Africa's farmland is a threat…

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.

The Stream, April 2: Fracking in Texas, Pennsylvania and Wyoming

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New findings that indicate elevated levels of methane in water…

The Stream, March 19: The Water Factor in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

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U.S. scientists are investigating whether DNA from Asian carp…

The Stream, January 10: Japan to Create Robot Farm in Tsunami Zone

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The Japanese government plans to open a robot-run super farm…

The Stream, December 5: Afghanistan-Pakistan Water Relations

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Afghanistan's plans to build 12 dams on the Kabul River, and…

The Stream, September 22: U.K. Shale Gas

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More than a third of the European Union's agro-environmental…

Texas Utilities Use Restrictions, Not Prices, To Cope With Water Shortages

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The preference for government mandates reinforces the idea that…

The Stream, July 14: U.S. Clean-Water Standards

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With just a few weeks until the details of a draft plan for the…

Murray-Darling Basin Plan Angers Australian Farmers

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A government plan to reduce irrigation diversions has farmers up in arms.

Prospect of New Indian State Creates Water Allocation Concerns

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The proposed Telangana state would require re-allocation of two of India’s largest rivers.