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South Korea's 'Green New Deal' -- A Focus on Water

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With the prospect of impending water shortages hot on South Korea’s heels, Seoul is reaching into its pocketbook for better water infrastructure.

Chinese Court Issues Verdicts Over Water Pollution

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kunming Water polluters are on the docket of Chinese courts this week.

West Bank in Acute Humanitarian Crisis, World Bank Water Report Says

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Amid bloody ethnic conflict, the prolonged five-year drought in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip drags on in dismal every-day monotony, but a World Bank report published last month is raking the coals between Israelis and Palestinians over vital aquifers that they share.

Melting Everest Reveals Asian Water Supply on Slippery Slope

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Fifty-six years after Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay first ascended, modern climbers feel affects of global warming.

Project Replenishes Mythological Greek Lake

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thessalyplain A legendary Greek lake, dead since the 1960s, is making a comeback.

Water Shortages Trigger Domestic Violence in Uganda

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watercarryafrica In many Ugandan families, water users are equal, but some are more equal than others.

South Australia: Acid Murray River Declared Undrinkable

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ozmap The Department of Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation in Australia urged landholders along the lower River Murray to secure alternative sources of drinking water

Mexico City Washes Off Flu With Dribbles

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mexicoslums While countries around the world are taking measures to hold up the spread of the H1N1 virus, much of Mexico City still lacks the most basic barrier to the flu –- water sanitation.

New Project Resurrects Hope for Dying Aral Sea

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“Good news – the mother sea is coming,” says a sign hanging…

Doubts Emerge as Europe Tests Common Waters

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The European Union may soon boast a long-awaited common water…

Drought Strikes 'Garden Of Eden' Marshes In Iraq

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Once described as the place of earthly paradise and source…

New Report: Turbid Water Stirs Up Future of Insecurity for Asia

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Asia faces unprecedented water challenges, experts say, but solutions are within reach.