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Nature-Based Flood Mitigation Can Help Mississippi River Farmers

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  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • water
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Flooding in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
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  • floods
  • agriculture
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  • water
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In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking

  • nutrient pollution
  • water
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Algal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River
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After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Water
  • stormwater
  • United States
  • wastewater
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Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
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Investors Think They Can Make Money Reducing Wildfire Risk. A Forest Restoration Project in Yuba, CA Puts this Idea into Practice.

  • green finance
  • wildfires
  • california
  • fire
  • forest restoration
  • Forests
  • restoration
  • United States
  • water
Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
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  • california
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  • forest restoration
  • Forests
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INSIDER: Stormwater Trading Can Help the Chesapeake Bay Meet Vital Pollution Targets

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  • stormwater
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  • watersheds
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PODCAST: How We Can Clean the Chesapeake and Save Money in the Process

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  • environmental markets
  • eutrophication
  • nutrient trading
  • pollution
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  • eutrophication
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What Does Water Have to Do with National Security?

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  • maps
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  • water
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  • water stress
People loading truck
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Guacamole Coasts: Not Just Florida, Not Just Now

  • eutrophication
  • maps
  • nutrient pollution
  • pollution
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  • water risk
  • eutrophication
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Cleaner US Rivers, Lakes and Estuaries with Water Quality Trading

  • agriculture
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • United States
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • watersheds
Fishing in Mitkof Island. (Petersburg, Alaska, U.S.) Photo by Penny Meyer/Flickr.
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  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • United States
  • water
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California Sleepwalks into Water Crisis

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  • drought
  • natural resources
  • us policy
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
California's drought has dragged on for four years. Photo by Yana Edwin Murphy/Flickr
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  • us policy
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Water Risks Threaten Billions in U.S. Electric Sales, Farm Products

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  • agriculture
  • United States
  • water
A new report finds that $21 billion in U.S. electricity sales and $1.2 billion in farm products face water risks. Photo credit: lewsviews, Flickr
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  • agriculture
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Overcoming Barriers to USDA’s New Conservation Program

  • agriculture
  • nutrient pollution
  • United States
  • water
  • Water Quality
Agriculture is a key source of nutrient pollution in the United States. Photo credit: NOAA, Flickr
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Drought Is Only One Explanation for California’s Water Crisis

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  • california
  • United States
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
A confluence of environmental, infrastructure, social, and political factors make California’s water system one of the most complex in the world. Photo Credit: USDA, Flickr 2014
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  • United States
  • water
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A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality

Water Risk on the Rise

  • Business
  • Aqueduct
  • business risk
  • investment
  • maps
  • water
  • water risk
Businesses are waking up to the risks water can pose to their operations and bottom line. (Credit: The National Guard/Flickr).
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  • investment
  • maps
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Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone?

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Dead fish resulting from toxins or oxygen depletion in Lake Binder, Iowa. Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Graham, U.S. Geological Survey
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
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A Critical Moment to Harness Green Infrastructure—Not Concrete—to Secure Clean Water

  • ecosystem services
  • green infrastructure
  • United States
  • water
  • watersheds
  • ecosystem services
  • green infrastructure
  • United States
  • water
  • watersheds

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