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The Stream, October 12: Shell in Court Over Nigeria Oil Spills

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The world must improve land and water management in order to…

The Stream, October 5: Drought Compounds Humanitarian Crisis in Sahel

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Oxfam has urged the World Bank to stop its support of large-scale…

The Stream, September 28: Brazil's Agricultural Future Buoyed by Water

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Days of heavy rainfall have swollen rivers in the United Kingdom,…
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Florida Oyster Harvest Suffers As Drought Intensifies Water Battle with Georgia and Alabama

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The drought that set upon the United States this year has tightened a three-state tug-of-war over fresh water, affecting marine life and a valuable fishing economy downstream in the Deep South's Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin, the most biodiverse river system in North America.

Make Water A Priority: Former Government Leaders Call on UN Security Council

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The time is increasingly right for high-level action, the group’s…

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 Mississippi Seesaw: Extreme Weather Begets Extreme River Levels

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With historic drought following historic floods, the lower Mississippi…

With Water Management, We're Missing the Obvious

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For climate change adaptation and water management, start with…

The Stream, July 4: Controversy Continues Over Laos Dam

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Researchers have warned that the steady decline in world water-monitoring…

Irrigation Expert Daniel Hillel Wins World Food Prize

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For developing the principles behind more efficient irrigation systems — and for spreading those ideas around the world — Dr. Daniel Hillel, a soil scientist, has been awarded the 2012 World Food Prize.

The Stream, June 1: The Fight For Australia's Food

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Switching to a low-carbon global economy could create a net gain…

The Stream, May 10: How Effective Is Australia's Water Trading System?

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A flawed water-trading system is choking the Murray-Darling,…