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HotSpots H2O: Indigenous Environmental Activist Shot and Killed in Honduras

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The environmental activist Carlos Cerros was killed in Honduras, in the town of Nueva Granada, at the end of March.

HotSpots H2O: Homeless San Franciscans Are In A Clean Water Crisis

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People living on San Francisco's streets and in its parks face daily barriers to finding and accessing clean water, according to a report released earlier this month.

HotSpots H2O: Following Hurricanes, Water Insecurity Spikes in Nicaragua

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Since Hurricanes Eta and Iota devastated Nicaragua last winter,…

HotSpots H2O: With History of Pollution, British Water Utility Will Now Alert Residents to Sewage Spills

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Thames Water Utilities, the United Kingdom’s largest water company, is creating a system to alert the public to sewage discharges into British rivers and streams.

HotSpots H2O: Canadian Government Misses Target to End Water Insecurity for First Nations Communities

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Many First Nations in Canada continue to live without clean water six years after the government began actively addressing the issue, according to a report published by the Auditor General of Canada late last month.

HotSpots H2O: Florida-Georgia Water Dispute Returns to Supreme Court

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The long-running dispute between Florida and Georgia over water resources reached the U.S. Supreme Court last week.

HotSpots H2O: Minnesota Rolls Out Plan for PFAS Contamination

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Minnesota officials announced a multi-step strategy to address PFAS contamination in the environment.

HotSpots H2O: Landslide Triggers Devastating Flash Floods in India

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The collapse of a mountain flank in India’s northern Uttarakhand state last week triggered devastating flash floods in the region.

HotSpots H2O: Amid Water Crisis, Recent Storms Provide Some Relief to Istanbul

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Recent storms provided relief to drought-stricken Istanbul…

HotSpots H2O: In Ethiopian Conflict, Water Insecurity and Disease Risk Escalate

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Destruction to infrastructure in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia has left people without access to clean water and increased the risk of fatal diseases. 

Hot Spots H2O: Research Finds High Levels of PFAS Contaminants in Chinese Drinking Water

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Drinking water for millions of people in China has unsafe levels of PFAS toxics, according to a new study.

HotSpots H2O: Rapidly Disappearing Tuni Glacier Raises Concerns for Bolivian Water Scarcity

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The Tuni glacier, a formerly vast piece of ice that rises over the Bolivian capital of La Paz as a critical water source, is disappearing faster than predicted.