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HotSpots H2O: Honduran Mine Protestor Shot and Killed, Others Continue to Await Trial

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A man who protested against a mining development in Honduras…

HotSpots H2O: Fires in the World's Largest Wetlands Decimate Wildlife and Livelihoods

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The Pantanal wetlands are on fire. Since early this year, nearly a fifth of the Brazilian ecosystem, over 14,000 square miles, has burned in wildfires just south of the Amazon rainforest.

HotSpots H2O: Wildfire Threaten Cheyenne Water Supply

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The Mullen Fire reached the southern edge of the main drinking water source for Cheyenne, the Wyoming capital.

HotSpots H2O: Conflict over U.S.-Mexico Water Treaty Escalates as Farmers Take La Boquilla Dam

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Tensions between Mexico and the United States over water intensified this month as hundreds of Mexican farmers seized control of La Boquilla dam in protest over mandatory water releases.

HotSpots H2O: Refugees Left Without Water, Supplies After Moria Camp Burns on Lesbos

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The largest refugee camp in Europe caught fire earlier this month, destroying most of the camp and leaving an estimated 12,000 residents homeless and without water, basic hygiene, and food.

HotSpots H2O: As Tensions Rise in the Southern Caucasus, Water Shortages Continue

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Decades-long conflict has left water supply networks in disrepair and exacerbated water shortages for civilians in Armenia and Azerbaijan.

HotSpots H2O: In Kenya, Lake Water Rise Endangers Livelihoods and Wildlife

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Rising water levels in the lakes along the Great Rift Valley have pushed thousands in Kenya from their homes, endangering people’s livelihoods and wildlife in the region.

In Michigan, Rising Lake Levels Disturb Sacred Ground

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Along Lake Michigan’s shores, rising waters are eroding Indigenous Odawa burial sites.

HotSpots H2O: First Covid Case Linked to Community Spread Rattles Gaza

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Gaza authorities announced last week the first Covid-19 case…

HotSpots H2O: In Wake of Explosion, Beirut Finds Water, Goods in Short Supply

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Thousands of people in Beirut face intense water, sanitation, and food shortages as Covid-19 cases spike in the days since a massive explosion demolished the port in Lebanon's capital.

India’s Most Recent Cyclone Highlights A Worrying Future

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Storms are growing stronger as the planet warms. India must focus on an integrated approach after Cyclone Amphan, researchers say.