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The Stream, March 8: Disputes Over Dams, Rivers, and Groundwater

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Water Disputes China is once again eying the Nu River (Salween…

The Stream, February 27: Water Consumption of Global Food Supply Chains

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Food Sustainability A new interactive tool, developed by the…

The Stream, February 22: Africa's Food Security

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Water Quality Environmental degradation, including waste water…

The Stream, February 15: The World's Water Footprint

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The United States is the world's largest exporter, and one of…

The Stream, November 9: Fracking Without Water

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A new method of hydraulic fracturing utilizes reusable liquid…

China's Karst Region: Infographics

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As they span significant areas of Asia, Europe and the Americas, karst landscapes cover some 15 percent of the Earth’s land mass. Scientists estimate that these areas of porous bedrock are home to as many as 1.5 billion people, a quarter of the global population.

'Romeo and Juliet' of China Captured in Karst

Among all the scenic spots in Shilin, the rock of Ashima in the Small Stone Forest is the most famous. This rock resembles a girl, with a kerchief on her head and a bamboo basket on her back. The shape and expression are surprisingly lifelike. Tourists dress up in traditional Sani -- a branch of the Yi ethnic group -- dresses to strike the same pose next to the stone girl.

Hidden Waters, Dragons in the Deep: The Freshwater Crisis in China's Karst Regions

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Yunnan Province is a microcosm of China's freshwater challenges.

Chinese Court Issues Verdicts Over Water Pollution

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