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Building China's 21st-century Megacity: Shanghai's Experiment with Water and Nature

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A new community on the Yangtze River has, so far, been more successful at attracting ducks than people. But city officials have their sights set high for Lingang Port City, which they say could be home to nearly a million people by 2050. Cleaner water will be a big help.

New Protected Status for Lake Chad Highlights World Wetlands Day

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Countries across the globe celebrated World Wetlands Day on February 2 by designating national preserves and vowing to protect wetlands from climate change and maintain biodiversity.

Melting Glaciers Cause Potential Flooding Problems

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Emerald lakes are beautiful, but rapidly melting glaciers can cause them to inundate villages downstream.

Taiwanese Village Blames Water Project for Typhoon Disaster

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A water project in Taiwan is causing widespread discontent in a local community affected by this month's Typhoon Morakot.

WWF Report Scrutinizes Germany's Water Consumption

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marketmunich A new report shows that half of Germany’s water consumption comes from virtual water.

New tool visualizes freshwater ecoregions

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by C.T. Pope Circle of Blue In South America alone, over…

Greenland's melting ice is turning blue

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GENEVA - Arctic ice may be melting faster than most climate change…